News

17
Sep

Our clients recommend us: Dominique Laloux, vice-chairman of ERLAB in China, about their new factory in Kunshan

At TERAO, we have the expertise to give advice on the design of a building. What for? To optimize energy consumption while being comfortable for its occupants. It is particularly vital in an industrial asset, where production lines could generate a lot of heat, and where comfort is at stake for the workers. One of our clients had this issue

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10
Sep

One of our team members has just become the only active HQE™ Certification Référent in China, guess who it is?

HQE (Haute Qualité Environnementale – High Environmental Quality) is a French-origin International green building standard. It has certified 85 million square meters in 26 countries, over the past 20 years. Example of the HQE certification (not official) The HQE™ certification is intended for projects under construction, renovation or in operation, whether residential or not, as well as urban planning and

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3
Sep

Meet the team – Yiyi Luo, Project Engineer at TERAO Asia

Today you will learn more about Yiyi, one of our Project Engineers, who has an Architect and Engineer background and whose inquiring mind makes her the fastest learner of our team. Q1: What is your role in TERAO and since when? YL: I have been project engineer in TERAO since October 2019. Q2: What do you like in your role at

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6
Aug

Our clients recommend us: Thibaud Brunel, formerly working for Argosy, about cold storage issue

Remember our article about cold storage case study “How TERAO can solve your energy issue? – Cold rack case study” ? This is a typical issue found in industrial assets that need to store goods or materials that need very specific and stable temperature. One of our clients had this issue and TERAO helped them to solve it. Thibaud Brunel,

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28
Jul

TERAO on TV: how TERAO is accompanying China in its energy transition?

TERAO is on French TV ! Our founder Michel Raoust was interviewed by French BFM Business channel to give his point of view on China energy transition and how TERAO is contributing to this evolution.   TERAO Interview by French BFM Business Channel (in French) As TERAO founder states, to reduce air pollution somehow, China has put a great effort in the

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20
Jul

TERAO presents “BREEAM In-Use case studies” with the BRE and Cushman and Wakefield

On July 16th, TERAO was invited by the BRE China to introduce case studies of BREEAM In-Use (BIU) projects, jointly with Cushman and Wakefield. During the event, the BRE China introduced BIU v6 to the audience and its updates compared to the 2015 version. Cushman and Wakefield team introduced the benefits of green buildings on buildings management fees, operation cost

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10
Jul

TERAO Asia China HQ have moved to a new location, can you guess where it is?

We are happy to announce TERAO Asia China HQ office has just moved to a new location.   It is with some bitterness that we left our Tonglefang office, with its famous Christmas market, nice green neighborhood and  restaurants. On the other hand, it is with great enthusiasm that we moved this new spacious office next to…Nanjing West Road metro

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18
Jun

Meet the team – Simon Joubert, Senior Project Manager & Expert in industrial asset energy performance at TERAO Asia

Today you will meet Simon, one of our Senior Project Manager, who is specialized in Energy Efficiency and…Music ! Let’s discover more about him below. Q1: What is your role in TERAO and since when? SJ: I am a Senior Project Manager, specialized in Industrial Facilities. I handle certification projects, and energy efficiency projects outside of the standard certification processes.

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11
Jun

6 things to know about BREEAM In-Use version 6

BREEAM In-Use v6 has been launched by BRE, and can be applied for new project from May 11th, 2020! The new technical manual is much more visual and colorful, and easy to navigate into. However, if you had not had time to go through it yet, here are TERAO insights of the significant modifications we can notice from the 2015

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3
Jun

What do you know about water efficiency?

June has arrived and is bringing us the ‘hottest ’ summer ever. We are in a stage where the demand for water is very high. Do you know how much water we consume every day? Which measures contribute to improve water efficiency? Here is the quiz, and you will find the answers in our article. How much water does a

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27
May

[Repost] 5 Minutes talk with General Manager of Terao Asia by BRE China

Last week, TERAO Asia General Manager, Manuel Ramos, had the pleasure to be interviewed by BRE China. During the interview, Manuel has shared with us his views about the trends in building industry after COVID-19 as well as the benefits of BREEAM for green building projects.   Q1: It is our great pleasure to have Manuel Ramos, General Manager of

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21
May

Meet the team-SONG Dan, Senior Project Manager of TERAO Asia

Song Dan is one of our most experienced project managers, she can always come out with valuable pieces of advice  about projects or life. Let’s get to know her through the following interview. Q1: Can you simply introduce yourself? Dan: I am TERAO Asia Senior Project Manager since November 2017. Q2: What are your credentials/past experience, for working in your

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14
May

[Repost]: the first BREEAM New Construction certification for an industrial project in China

The sustainable design of industrial buildings plays an important role in the sustainability. Industrial buildings, especially manufacturing factories and warehouses with high energy consumption and high pollution, are one of the main factors affecting the environment. Through the implementation of sustainable idea for design, construction and operation stages, not only can revenue and operational savings be achieved, but employee productivity

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28
Apr

How TERAO can help to improve your asset design in tropical climate? – Bioclimatic design case study

How TERAO can help to improve your asset design in tropical climate? Bioclimatic architecture refers to the design of buildings and spaces based on local climate. It takes into account the environmental conditions to enhance thermal and visual comfort inside a building. This type of architecture seeks perfect cohesion between design and natural elements such as sun, wind, rain and

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24
Apr

Earth Day-Time to act on your built environment!

Following the « Earth Day » celebration & due to the current global “COVID” situation, many organizations are now looking into improving their Sustainability policies and accelerating their action plan related to Climate Change. Sustainability is a large topic. At Terao, we focus only on the built environment. We work on practical strategies that could improve the performance & management of your

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