No Formaldehyde House! Shenzhen will Release the First Standards for Decoration of Long-term Rental
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南方报业传媒集团南方+客户端
release time:
2019-04-18

Long-term rental apartments are favored by the market for fashionable decoration and convenient room exchange. However, some long-term rental apartments have severe problems in pollution under their good looking. In recent years, some long-term rental apartments have been exposed excessive air pollutant such as formaldehyde. Tenant have pointed out decorate pollution is the No.1 killer for their health.


Data show that by November 2018, Ziru, a brand of HOME LINK for long-term rental apartment has managed 800,000 house resources in 9 major cities in China, accumulated over 160000 tenant. Founded in 2015, Danke Apartment has also nearly 20,0000 houses in 2018. According to incomplete statistics, there are over 1000 apartment brands in Shenzhen, the size of the has more than 1000. Insiders of the industry have pointed out, want to solve long rent apartment to decorate pollution problem, it’s urgent to launch regulatory document to solve the problem of decoration pollution in long-term rental apartments.


No Formaldehyde House! Shenzhen will Release the First Standards for Decoration of Long-term Rental


On April 17, a kick-off meeting in Technical Standard of Long-term Rental Apartment Decoration Pollution Controlling was held by Shenzhen Institute of Consumption Quality(SICQ). Representatives of Shenzhen Consumer Council, SICQ, Shenzhen Long-term Rental Apartment Association, Shenzhen Institute of Building Research, Shenzhen Ziroom Asset Management Co., Ltd., Danke Apartment and other companies attended the meeting.


According to the Journalists learned that the meeting would safeguard consumers and operators’ rights to solve this problem from its root. In October last year, based on the public detection of indoor air pollution in some companies by SICQ, industry enterprises, parts of the building materials enterprises, relevant inspection institutions, technical experts have begun to draw up the document, Technical Standard of Long-term Rental Apartment Decoration Pollution Controlling .


The draft put forward the indoor air quality standards and material performance requirements for long-term rental apartments and made efforts to form a complete set of technical standard for decoration pollution controlling based on the whole life cycle of long-term rental apartments including design, construction, acceptance and other processes. Standard was led by Shenzhen Consumer Council, and contributed ideas and suggestions by Shenzhen Institute of Consumption Quality, Shenzhen Institute of Building Research, Shenzhen Long-term Rental Apartment Association, Shenzhen Academy of Metrology & Quality Inspection, Shenzhen Ziroom Asset Management Co., Ltd., Danke Apartment, Underwriter Laboratories Inc., NipponPaint (China) Co., Ltd., SKSHU Paint Co., Ltd., ORIENTAL YUHONG Waterproof Technology Co., Ltd. and another nearly 20 units.


No Formaldehyde House! Shenzhen will Release the First Standards for Decoration of Long-term Rental


With the core of 'pre-assessment + pretreatment”, the standard was about pollution-control measures on the process of decoration design, materials procurement, construction and acceptance, combined with the goals of indoor air quality and requirements of eco-friendly materials and improved the controlling of pollution sources and design measures of pollution control. It may become an effective tool to upgrade long-term rental apartment industry.


Officials of SICQ said, it was the key on how to promote the long-term rental apartment related parties to respond positively and implement standard. The implementation of the standard should be considered the interests of all parties. They hoped “grade of apartment building materials standard” will become the synonym of good building materials with high quality and environmental protection performance in the future. This is expected to not only solve consumers’ safety problems, but also realize a win-win result for relevant enterprises.