China’s well-meaning but impractical wall-insulation policy a roadblock for the construction industry

According to File 65 issued by China’s Ministry of Public Security in March, civilian constructions are now required to adopt Level-A, or fireproof, wall-insulation materials. (China classifies its construction materials as Level-A “fireproof," Level-B1 “fire resistive," Level-B2 “burnable,” and Lev...

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