Tag: carbon emissions

28
Nov

[Expertise] Building envelope: the concept and its role in energy efficiency

The building envelope is the physical barrier between the indoor and outdoor environment of a building. It includes the walls, roof, windows, doors and other elements that separate the interior space from the exterior climate. The building envelope plays a crucial role in determining the energy performance, thermal comfort and indoor air quality of a building. In this article, we

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19
Oct

[Expertise] Optimizing natural daylighting while minimizing heat gains and glare

Natural daylighting is a design strategy that aims to maximize the use of natural light in buildings while minimizing the need for artificial lighting and cooling. It can enhance the comfort, health, and productivity of the occupants, as well as reduce the energy consumption and environmental impact of the building. It can also reduce the need for artificial lighting and

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24
Aug

[Expertise] How to certify a carbon-neutral building?

Carbon neutrality is a concept that aims to reduce the impact of human activities on the environment by minimizing or offsetting greenhouse gas emissions. To achieve carbon neutrality, the amount of emissions produced by a source, such as a building, must be equal to or less than the amount of emissions removed or avoided by that source or another one.

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3
Aug

[Case study] A Feasibility Study on Sustainable Office Relocation

Building Fit-out and its Carbon Behaviour China’s ambitious target of achieving carbon neutrality by 2060 has significant implications for the building sector, which is responsible for nearly half of all global carbon emissions. Specifically, building operations account for 28% of these emissions while new construction contributes to 21%. In China, construction generates 21.6% of emissions, with 28% coming from new

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9
May

[Expertise] Reducing the carbon footprint of your suppliers

Implementing a green supply chain is a strategic decision that offers various competitive advantages to a company. Firstly, a green supply chain can optimize resource management, reduce operational costs, and contribute to growth. This can be achieved by using recyclable raw materials, eco-friendly packaging, energy-efficient transport solutions, and manufacturing processes that limit water and electricity consumption. Secondly, many governments have

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18
Apr

The incredible trip from Shanghai to Beijing ended with an MoU with HRC Group.

After a long three-year wait due to the impact of the pandemic, Manuel Ramos – Asia Managing Director of TERAO –  finally had the opportunity to embark on a business trip to China. As the travel restrictions eased, it was an exciting time for Manuel to reconnect with our China team and strengthen our business relationships in the region.  

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14
Apr

[CN-Activity] New collaboration to promote sustainable practices

TERAO Asia attended the French-Chinese business council meeting in Beijing On April 6th, 2023, the 5th meeting of the Franco – Chinese Business Council was held in Beijing. The leaders of the state of two nations as well as representatives from China and France discussed topics such as commerce, investments, technologies, and environmental concerns. At the council, China and France

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7
Apr

[SEA- Activity] A business trip to Cambodia

Last month, TERAO Asia team, Manuel Ramos – Asia Managing Director and Hieu Huynh – South East Asia Operation Manager completed an incredible business trip to Cambodia! They met many people and discovered numerous opportunities to expand TERAO’s reach in this country. This trip was the perfect opportunity to explore potential business relationships in Cambodia, as well as the potential

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