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
In our previous article, we have already discussed green commuting choices and found out that bicycle is the most efficient way for us to achieve a sustainable lifestyle in terms of a daily commute. Today, we will dig deeper into this topic and see how the promotion of cycling can be implemented on a Building Level or a Company Level.
[Part 2] How can TERAO help you assess your carbon footprint? After our first article about Data Collection, and insights from ARaymond employees involved in this process, here is the introduction and the client feedback on the 2nd step of the carbon footprint assessment: carbon footprint quantification As a reminder, here are the main steps of the carbon footprint calculation
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
Last Thursday 17th February, in Shanghai, was held “Race to Net Zero & Carbon Neutrality – Practical Steps for your Carbon Reduction Journey” by the German Chamber of Commerce of Shanghai, and TERAO Asia participated as speaker. This webinar offered insights on the practical steps for companies to start their carbon reduction journey such as how to measure companies’ carbon
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
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
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!
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
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
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
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
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
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
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,