Nathalie Ieong

27
Mar

Ibox – Full of Energy: HQE, WELL, LEED certification by TERAO

We are happy to announce that ibox – Full of Energy office rehabilitation project obtained HQE Exceptional, LEED Gold and WELL GOLD certification with the assistance in sustainability of TERAO. The project is located close to the Gare de Lyon in Paris, and developed by GECINA. The operation size is 20 500sqm. The project includes following features: HQE Exceptional LEED BD+C

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23
Jan

Happy Sustainable Year of the Rat from TERAO Asia !

Happy Year of the Rat – 祝你和你的家人鼠年吉祥,万事如意 ! Terao Asia team wishes our dear clients and partners a very sustainable & prosperous year of the Rat ! May you have a good resting time with your family and loved ones during this holiday, to be able to come back with more ideas and actions towards sustainability, with the help of TERAO

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16
Jan

TERAO was invited to “Wuhan sponge city real estate construction development technology seminar” and signed strategic cooperation agreement with GBWINDS

On December 18, 2019, Terao was invited by Wuhan GBwinds technology engineering company to attend “Focus on ecology, illuminate the future – 2019 technical seminar” in Wuhan sponge city real estate construction development technology seminar. The meeting was sponsored by Wuhan Science and Technology Construction Commission Sponge City professional committee and Wuhan real estate development association. Wuhan GBwinds technology engineering

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28
Nov

One of our clients got 6 BREEAM certificates during the BREEAM Awards China 2019, can you guess who it is?

Last Thursday 21st November, 2019 were held the first China BREEAM Awards. It is a ceremony to give recognition to BREEAM users and BREEAM projects in China. Credits: BRE China During this ceremony, one of TERAO longtime clients has received 6 BREEAM certificates for 6 different projects. Indeed, this retail customer opened several new stores within 2019. TERAO has assisted

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17
Oct

TERAO introduces HQE international certification to Caidian (Wuhan) French-Chinese Eco-city representatives

At present, with continuous improvement and development of green buildings, several countries have created their own green building assessment standards. HQE (High quality environment) international certification has been developed by the French public institution CSTB and has been tailored to adapt all countries, cultures and climate zones in the process of internationalization. HQE is favored by more and more owners and

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12
Oct

Autumn teambuilding in an Eco village: green building consultants to go back to the nature!

Last September, our team spent quality time together with families in Henggang横港 Eco village, close to Wuzhen 乌镇 (Zhejiang province) and Tongxiang 桐乡. This team building day was organized by Yejo. It was a good occasion to welcome our new Project Engineer Yiyi too. Introduction by Feng from Yejo    After arriving in the Eco-village and the introduction from Feng (Yejo

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30
Aug

[Repost] This warehouse is one of the world’s greenest industrial buildings

Original article from the World Economic Forum website: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2019/08/netherlands-greenbuilding-architecture-sustainability Let’s hear our Operation Director Maxime Besseas’s insights about this building: A warehouse is not treated in the same way as a classic building because of the spaces to be thermally conditioned with very little internal input. Major consumptions will therefore often be heating, ventilation and lighting. A passive design is a

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27
Aug

From China Green Building Label 2014 to China Green Buiding Label 2019: what are the major changes?

Since 2008 up to December 2017, over 10,636 projects (over 1 billion square meter) have been certified under China Green Building Label in China, including Green Building Design Label (GBDL-Design phase) and Green Building Label (GBL-Operation Phase); 3401 projects have been assessed in 2017. The following green building map of China can show generally the development situation per region, the

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7
Aug

TERAO Asia enhancing its BREEAM assessments capacities with two more BREEAM AP in our team

BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method) is an assessment tool and green building certification provided by the BRE (Building Research Institute) for new construction buildings and refurbishments & fit-out projects. To date, BREEAM has been used to certify over 530,000 buildings assessments across the building life cycle and it is being applied in over 70 countries, of which 83%

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19
Jul

Smart Factories in Nanjing by EUCCC: TERAO shared insights on how to make your factory “greener” !

Many businesses still do not recognize that working sustainably also means working cost-effectively. To turn this around requires a willingness to buck conventional financial wisdom by focusing not on reducing the cost of each part but on increasing the efficiency as a whole. During the EUCCC Nanjing event on Smart Factories, TERAO shared how companies can start making their facilities

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11
Jul

TERAO participated in the French-Chinese forum on Eco City during Wuhan Day at Beijing 2019 World Horticultural Expo

Last Friday 5th July, 2019, TERAO participated in the 6th edition of the French-Chinese forum on Eco-Cities. It was held during the Wuhan day of the Beijing 2019 World Horticultural Exposition and organized by the French-Chinese Eco-city management committee and the Wuhan French Consulate. Our Technical Director Maxime Besseas introduced the HQE standard to the audience, which was composed of

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5
Jul

TERAO certified a residential plot of 2600 appartments under HQE French Green Building standard in Bogota, Colombia

© photos PRODESA 2,600 social housing units were certified under HQE in Bogotá, supported by TERAO Colombia. Located in the city of Madrid on the outskirts of Bogotá, the 2,600 social housing project called “Reserva Madrid” illustrates the country’s ambition to “build sustainably” while meeting the growing need for housing. The Pamplona plot, accompanied by TERAO Colombia as sustainable assistant

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13
Jun

TERAO entrusted by the PEEB to advise Djibouti on Energy Efficiency in Buildings

In March 2019, TERAO was commissioned by the French Development Agency (AFD) to conduct an energy orientation council on the public buildings of the Republic of Djibouti and to carry out the detailed audit of a building that will serve as a pilot project.   PEEB, Programme for Energy Efficiency in Buildings, facilitates and mobilizes technical cooperation between countries to

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5
Jun

TERAO is on all fronts to spread the word for Sustainability in Buildings

Last week, TERAO was happy to participate in several professional events to spread the word about sustainability. Conference about Smart Factories at the EUCCC Last Tuesday 28th May, our industry expert Simon Joubert was invited to share some insights about smart factories, or how to make your factory more sustainable. The event was held by the @EUCCC, in partnership with

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31
May

TERAO Asia is able to support your BREEAM In-Use assessments with two BIU assessors in our team

BREEAM In-Use (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method) is an assessment tool and green building certification provided by the BRE (Building Research Institute) for existing buildings in operation. It can be used to evaluate the sustainability of any non-domestic existing building, against the nine sustainability categories used in the BREEAM certifications. A standardized recognized method to evaluate your existing building

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