Tag: energy efficiency

2
Jun

[China’s new green building regulation] General Code for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Applicaton in Buildings

Do you want to have a look at these new green building regulations and understand how they are helping China reach its implement its environmental strategy? Read this article and you will know! The buildings and construction work in China contribute more than half of the total carbon emissions nationwide. To meet China’s ambitious carbon reduction targets, reaching carbon neutrality

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6
May

[Expertise] How to optimize buildings airflow and air temperature with Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD)

Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD) is a tool used to analyse fluid flows and temperature. In the case of building and environmental engineering, it can be used for internal spaces (large space as warehouse, exhibition space or workshop) or external spaces (district, neighbourhood or cities). In internal space, CFD is used to calculate thermal comfort via the calculation of air speed, air temperature, “age” of air

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25
Apr

[Earth Day 2022] Are you taking action? – Personal and Company level

This year Earth day was on 22nd April, 2022. As we like to remind at TERAO through our daily job and daily actions, Earth Day should be every day, as sustainability and climate change mitigation cannot be met in only one day action.  What can I do for Earth Day at a personal level?  There are many ways to help the

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2
Dec

[Case study] Energy audit: Technical Centre of Plastic Omnium in Wuhan

Case study – Energy audit: Technical Centre of Plastic Omnium in Wuhan TERAO was asked to carry out an energy audit of the technical Centre of Plastic Omnium in Wuhan. This building constructed in 2018 is an R&D centre and test lab for automotive fuel systems in cars. For its global sustainability program, the Group has set two ambitious goals: Reducing

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17
Sep

Our clients recommend us: Gaëtan Grand, General Manager of Fordia, Changzhou

At TERAO, we assist our client to reach their sustainability target, through energy efficiency calculations. They will not only save money on the long-term, but also preserving the resources. One of our clients had this objective in mind, and TERAO is accompanying them. Gaëtan Grand, General Manager at Fordia Changzhou shares his current experience with TERAO and why he would

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7
Apr

Wuhan project to pass the HQE™ pre-assesment at Design stage

After 18 hours of evaluation with the HQE Auditor Frédéric Leconte, our TERAO Asia team assisted the projects of Space Museum and Exhibition hall in the Wuhan Caidian Sino-French Eco-City to pass the HQE Design stage pre-certification. HQE (Haute Qualité Environnementale – High Environmental Quality) is a French-origin International green building standard.  It is intended for projects under construction, renovation

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26
Mar

Meet the team – Gaspard Lemoine-Scelles, Business Development Manager at TERAO Asia

Today you will learn more about Gaspard, our French gentleman from Normandy, Shanghainese at heart for a few years now. Let’s discover more about him through this short interview. Q1: What is your role in TERAO and since when? GLS: I have been Business Development Manager at TERAO Asia for almost a year now. I came originally to China in 2014

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19
Feb

Our clients recommend us: Fabrice Demichel, managing director of PRD China

At TERAO, we assist our client to get green building certification. What for? For asset owners or investors to ensure their buildings respond to a certain sustainability standard. It will let the building have more value during its lifetime and for the selling of the asset in the future. One of our clients had this objective in mind, and TERAO

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8
Jan

Meet the team – Nathalie Ieong, Project Manager at TERAO Asia

Today you will learn more about Nathalie, our French-born Chinese Project Manager, a Hong Kong origin Parisian, Beijinger at heart and new Shanghainese since 2 years and half. Let’s discover more about her through this short interview. Q1: What is your role in TERAO and since when? NI: I have been Project Manager in TERAO Asia, since October 2018. Before

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3
Dec

Meet the team – Maxime Besseas, Operation Manager at TERAO Asia

Today you will learn more about Maxime, our Operation Manager coming from the mountain region in France. Let’s discover more about him below. Q1: What is your role in TERAO and since when? MB: I have been Operation Manager in TERAO Asia, since 2019. I have to ensure all deliverables will be provided on time by taking care of the

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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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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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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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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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