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French firms to exhibit environment-friendly buildings at Project Qatar

Tribune news network
The French companies taking part in the Project Qatar exhibition would be focusing on quality and reliability, a press release said on Tuesday.
During the exhibition on May 8-11, the French pavilion will introduce innovative products and technologies to local construction professionals in Doha, a statement said.
The pavilion would focus on sustainable and environmental-friendly buildings, energy efficiency and timber constructions and also smart buildings and home automation to reinforce partnerships with existing projects.
It will also help develop new joint-ventures and engage negotiations with local contractors, distributors and agents in new areas of activities in Qatar, a statement said.
In safety sector, a select delegation of French companies will display their expertise in the area of high-quality projects, such as 5-star hotels, villas, and public buildings like shopping malls, schools and stadiums.
French exhibitors will also seize the opportunity to present smart cities solutions, bioclimatic materials and mechanics, electricity and plumbing (MEP) contracting.
Christelle Peyran, head of Business France Qatar, said,"France is focused on energy efficiency, sustainable development and R&D.
"France invested €18.8 billion in 2015 in renovation and energy retrofits, becoming the third market in Europe in terms of eco-friendly buildings. 21 percent of French companies in building sector have a R&D centre to develop new materials".
"In Project Qatar 2017, we have selected the best companies to match Qatar's expectations of high quality standards and cost effective solutions", Peyran added.