According to Xinhua, the total floor area of China’s green buildings has exceeded 6.6 billion square meters amid the country’s efforts to promote high-quality development in urban and rural areas.
Following a 2017 guideline proposing demonstration projects of ultra-low-energy-consuming and near-zero-energy-consuming buildings, Gaobeidian, about 100 km south of Beijing, boasts a passive building construction area of 1.2 million square meters, the world’s largest passive complex. Local residents said the temperature in their apartments remains at 20 degrees Celsius without heating in winter or air conditioning in summer.
Xinhua news release, November 12, 2021
(details, also about construction, shown in a movie)