In collaboration with NBCC India Ltd, Berger Paints India has brought the External Thermal Insulation and Composite Systems (ETICS) technology and its benefits in the Indian context for the construction industry. Berger Paints is a 100% subsidiary Bolix S.A., Poland. Earlier this year NBCC India Ltd, a state owned construction firm and Bolix, S.A. had signed a Memorandum of Business Exploration. ETICS is a European technology of Wall Insulation System, which is used to insulate existing as well as new construction projects and facades by providing thermal comfort and durability. It is a proven solution for improving energy performance of temperature controlled buildings.
Berger showcased the benefits of the ETICS technology and its applicability to the Indian conditions. It highlighted how European countries like Germany and Poland and explained how the technology is being used in over 15 countries in Europe leading to great benefits in reduction of energy consumption and also lower greenhouse gases and environmental pollution.
The two companies will jointly implement the ETICS technology at marquee sites on a test basis and then develop a business plan for rolling out this technology on a commercial space across India.
Speaking on this occasion, Kuldip Singh Dhingra, Chairman of Berger Paints said, “This is the stepping stone towards technological development in the paint, allied and real estate sector. We are looking forward to experience the long term benefits of this joint initiative. ETICS technology is a robust and long-lasting energy performance solution, which is highly cost effective, safe for inhabitants living in insulated houses and hugely beneficial for the environment.”