Tag: sustainability

31
Aug

New HQE™ Certification Référent in TERAO Asia 

It is a pleasure to announce that we have a new HQE™ Certification Référent in TERAO Asia. Tina Shen has just passed the HQE™ Certification Referent exam. She already has experience in the HQE projects in China. With this certification, she will not only help HQE projects to have a smooth operation in regards to HQE, but it can also help the HQE

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19
Jul

New HQE™ Certification Référent in TERAO Asia

As a reminder, 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. The HQE™ certification is intended for projects under construction, renovation or in operation, whether residential or not, as well as urban planning and infrastructures operations HQE is

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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
Mar

Where is the future of green industry?

Smart energy consumption reduction tips from TERAO Last Friday 18th February, in Shanghai, was held “Anhui Huaibei New Coal Chemical Industry And Synthetic Materials Base Investment Promotion and Policy Briefing Meeting” by Anhui Huaibei New Coal Chemical Industry And Synthetic Materials Base and Knight Frank. This meeting had 4 parts: Best Site Selection, Smart Energy Consumption, Ecological Compliance, and Gas

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27
Jan

Happy New Year of Tiger from TERAO Asia team!

Chinese New Year is coming, TERAO Asia team wishes all our friends and partners good luck and prosperous business in the next Tiger Year.   As we send off the Year of Ox, this past year, TERAO Asia team have been helping China’s and SEA goal of making construction of buildings “greener”, by enabling assets reach green building standards, whether

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30
Dec

TERAO Asia wishes you a Happy New Year 2022: best articles of 2021 and future to come

Year 2021 was the year of renewal. While still fighting against COVID-19, concerns around Carbon neutrality have grown, and gave us opportunity to help our clients to work towards this path, through energy efficiency, green building certifications, carbon footprint assessment and reduction roadmaps. We, at TERAO Asia, would like to thank to our customers & partners for trusting us, showing

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29
Jul

Start your company Carbon footprint reduction plan with these official platforms (2/2)

As the second part of this carbon footprint reporting tool series, this article will focus on an analysis of CDP,UN Global Compact and RE100. CDP & UN Global Compact Both CDP and UN Global Compact initiatives date back to 2000. CDP was created by a global cooperation (UK, Germany and US) and UN Global Compact by the United Nations. Now, 21

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23
Jul

Start your company Carbon footprint reduction plan with these official platforms

Recently, an increasing number of MNCs and SMEs have been paying more and more attention to their Carbon footprint. These companies are looking for different international initiatives to help them to reduce their Carbon footprint. To make it easier for companies to choose from a myriad of organizations, TERAO selected six of them and conducted a detailed survey: Carbon Trust,

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9
Jul

Meet the team – Thomas Krysinski, project engineer at TERAO Asia

Today you will learn more about Thomas, our project engineer from France, who has studied Building energy engineering at INSA of Toulouse, South of France and is now working in Ho Chi Minh city in Vietnam. Have a good read! Let’s discover more about his through this short interview. Q1: What is your role in TERAO and since when? Thomas:

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7
Jun

Visit of the French Consul of Shanghai at TERAO Asia Shanghai office

Last Monday 31st May, our TERAO Asia team had the honor to receive Mr. Benoît Guidée, French Consul in Shanghai, Mr. Pierre Moussy and Ms. Paule de la Poype, respectively Economy Counsellor and Deputy Economy Counsellor for the French Consulate in Shanghai. The visit started with a brief introduction of TERAO, our different clients, projects locations and our current expansion

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21
May

Teambuilding for TERAO Asia team at the farm: low-carbon and small construction project

Last Friday 14th May, our team spent quality time together in a farm in Songjiang, about 1h30 drive away from Shanghai city center. After playing “Guess what I am thinking” game in the car, we arrived at the beautiful farm of Hemo maotian 禾墨泖田,in Huguang village 胡光村 in Songjiang district 松江区. Gaspard, the gym coach showing how to use this

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19
Mar

[Case study] Carbon footprint assessment: Vietnam textile factory

How TERAO can help you to assess your carbon footprint? Here is a case study for a textile factory in Vietnam.   Case study – Vietnam factory carbon footprint study TERAO’s team worked as a specialist to assess carbon footprint for a specific case. A Vietnam based client wanted to assess the CO2 emission for all the activities involved in their

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4
Mar

SONG Dan receives BREEAM Assessor of the year award

Last Wednesday 3rd March, 2021 the BRE (Building Research Establishment) China organized its annual BRE China Award ceremony at the Langham Shanghai hotel in Xintiandi, Shanghai. It was also the celebration of the 30th anniversary of BREEAM certification system. During this event, TERAO Asia team was glad to receive not only one but two recognition prizes. BRE China awards and

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30
Dec

TERAO Asia wishes you a Happy New Year 2021 !

Terao Asia team wishes you and your beloved ones a very sustainable, healthy & prosperous year 2021! The COVID-19 has brought a crisis unprecedented in the past recent years. Let us remember that green buildings are one of the solutions to fight it, as it will enhance a sustainable environment (as shown in the featured picture, it helps fulfill several

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22
Dec

TERAO in Wuhan: “Wuhan Sino French Peninsula town” signing ceremony and HQE project launching

One year after our last visit to Wuhan, TERAO team went back to show their support to the city, especially after COVID-19 crisis. On December 7th, 2020, TERAO was invited to participate of the first signing ceremony of “Wuhan Sino French Peninsula town“, which is part of the core demonstration project of Sino-French Wuhan Caidian Pilot Eco-city. With 24 other

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