TERAO Expertise

20
Jan

[Event Recap] Embodied carbon for new projects-How to estimate and reduce with ULI China Mainland

On Thursday 13th January 2022, in Shanghai, offline and online, ULI China Mainland held a special members-only event for those interested in ESG. The aim of this event was to help members understand the basis of embodied carbon content for new buildings, embodied carbon contents for key building materials, and what developers are doing to reduce embodied carbon for new

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13
Jan

[Net Zero Carbon] Reduce your carbon footprint through green commuting!

To commute from home to work, do you know which transportation means will emit the least or the most carbon emissions? One would think that carbon footprint reduction is normally a big concept and normally of national scales, but there is still low hanging fruit that individuals can do for the climate. Increasing findings show that transportation shares the top

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9
Dec

[To carbon neutrality] Step 1 – Carbon footprint calculation boundaries and data collection – Feedback from ARaymond

How can TERAO help you to assess your carbon footprint? Discover this case study for an automotive- and solar-related company in China, ARaymond China. We will introduce the methodology step by step through different articles and we will even share some feedbacks from the customer!     Without further ado, here is the first step: setting up boundaries and data collection!

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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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1
Dec

Shanghai Government & French Enterprises Round Table by Shanghai Commission of Commerce

On Wednesday 17th November, 2021, it was a great honor for TERAO to have been invited at the Government-Enterprise Round Table organized by Shanghai Commission of Commerce, among 8 selected French companies. Other invited French organizations included Air Liquide, AXA, Bureau Veritas, CMA-CGM, Decathlon, Puy du Fou, Suez and the French Eco-City Club. The round table speakers Chaired by Vice

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1
Nov

[Event recap] “Laboratories Energy and Carbon footprint” at Labtech China

Last Thursday 21th October, in Shanghai, TERAO presented “How to reach carbon neutrality in laboratory” during the “Labtech China Congress, Smart Lab China” organized by Mess Munchen at the Kerry Hotel in Shanghai Pudong. Carbon neutrality is becoming one of the most important topics of the coming years and all stakeholders are on the way to reach it at different

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28
Oct

[Event Recap] “Carbon Footprint Methodology and Case Study” with R&D Club for French-Chinese Month of the Environment.

  Last Tuesday 19th October, in Shanghai, TERAO presented “Carbon Footprint Methodology and Case Study” for the Club R&D which was organized during the French-Chinese Month of the Environment, at the CCIFC, by the Technology department of the French Consulate in Shanghai. Carbon neutrality is becoming a topic of strong interest for governments, corporations and civil society and Carbon Footprint

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30
Sep

Reducing your asset carbon footprint: how does tree planting help?

As you could see in our previous articles, TERAO team is capable of carrying out Carbon footprint assessment for our clients. Base on the assessment data, we would work together with our clients to develop optimum action plans to best reduce their carbon footprint. After reducing energy and after renewable energy implementation, to be done firstly, one of the ideas

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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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10
Sep

[Case study] Life Cycle Assessment: Logistic assets across China

Case study – Life cycle analysis: Logistics assets across China TERAO was asked to carry out a Life cycle analysis at early stage of 5 new projects located in China (5 logistics building). The goal was to create a baseline based on existing projects and help set up a carbon reduction target for the client. The assessment included the construction materials,

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17
Aug

LEED v4 BD+C Silver for Diana Petfood / a pet food processing and testing factory project in Chuzhou, Anhui

It is a pleasure to have certified with the support of our partner archetype, Diana pet food newest pet food processing factory located in Chuzhou, Anhui province. This project has obtained a Silver level LEED certification: The LEED consultancy mission was carried out by TERAO team in collaboration with archetype, the design institute.   Rendering of the factory DPF recognize

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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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15
Jul

New project – LEED and GBL consultancy for an industrial player in Suzhou: RADICI Group

It is a pleasure to announce one of our new projects: Sustainability assistance for Radici new plant in Suzhou including LEED and GBDL certifications. This is a greenfield project of about 17,000 sqm, including workshop, warehouse and office area. During the preliminary design stage, we conducted a Sustainability feasibility study which included studying energy efficiency strategies, some specific comfort topics

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11
Jun

Cerway and CSTB training for HQE (Chengdu): our colleague Yiyi was one the speakers

Last Wednesday 19th May, 2021, TERAO Asia was glad to speak at the training session for HQE organized by Cerway and CSTB. It was held within the 17th edition of the international Conference on Green and Energy- efficient building and new technologies and Products Expo, in Chengdu. During this event, our colleague Yiyi Luo shared her feedback about the recent

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