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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11
Jun

6 things to know about BREEAM In-Use version 6

BREEAM In-Use v6 has been launched by BRE, and can be applied for new project from May 11th, 2020! The new technical manual is much more visual and colorful, and easy to navigate into. However, if you had not had time to go through it yet, here are TERAO insights of the significant modifications we can notice from the 2015

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27
May

[Repost] 5 Minutes talk with General Manager of Terao Asia by BRE China

Last week, TERAO Asia General Manager, Manuel Ramos, had the pleasure to be interviewed by BRE China. During the interview, Manuel has shared with us his views about the trends in building industry after COVID-19 as well as the benefits of BREEAM for green building projects.   Q1: It is our great pleasure to have Manuel Ramos, General Manager of

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14
May

[Repost]: the first BREEAM New Construction certification for an industrial project in China

The sustainable design of industrial buildings plays an important role in the sustainability. Industrial buildings, especially manufacturing factories and warehouses with high energy consumption and high pollution, are one of the main factors affecting the environment. Through the implementation of sustainable idea for design, construction and operation stages, not only can revenue and operational savings be achieved, but employee productivity

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10
Apr

[Repost] The first BREEAM IRFO in China has been certified by TERAO team for IKEA Guangzhou Tianhe 2

IKEA Guangzhou Tianhe 2 is the first BREEAM IRFO (International Refurbishment and Fit-Out) 2015 to obtain Very Good level in China. Indeed, IKEA opened a new store in Guangzhou, Tianhe district in 2019, in the M·Live mall. TERAO has assisted them along this new store project from concept design to end of construction, working side by side with the different

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28
Nov

One of our clients got 6 BREEAM certificates during the BREEAM Awards China 2019, can you guess who it is?

Last Thursday 21st November, 2019 were held the first China BREEAM Awards. It is a ceremony to give recognition to BREEAM users and BREEAM projects in China. Credits: BRE China During this ceremony, one of TERAO longtime clients has received 6 BREEAM certificates for 6 different projects. Indeed, this retail customer opened several new stores within 2019. TERAO has assisted

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7
Aug

TERAO Asia enhancing its BREEAM assessments capacities with two more BREEAM AP in our team

BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method) is an assessment tool and green building certification provided by the BRE (Building Research Institute) for new construction buildings and refurbishments & fit-out projects. To date, BREEAM has been used to certify over 530,000 buildings assessments across the building life cycle and it is being applied in over 70 countries, of which 83%

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31
May

TERAO Asia is able to support your BREEAM In-Use assessments with two BIU assessors in our team

BREEAM In-Use (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method) is an assessment tool and green building certification provided by the BRE (Building Research Institute) for existing buildings in operation. It can be used to evaluate the sustainability of any non-domestic existing building, against the nine sustainability categories used in the BREEAM certifications. A standardized recognized method to evaluate your existing building

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2
Apr

IKEA Panyu and TERAO: the first IKEA store in China to be certified BREEAM® Very Good

It is well-know that IKEA has an ambitious sustainability strategy, People & Planet Positive, which translates into the reduced impact of their store on the environment and people. In this regard, it is a pleasure to announce that IKEA Panyu store has reached and was certified BREEAM® Very Good level last March 2019. The BREEAM consultancy was carried out by

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20
Mar

“Sustainability and Well-Being in Workplaces” conference at Cushman and Wakefield Business Corner

TERAO was honoured to introduce case studies of Sustainability and Well-being combination strategies for Workplaces at Cushman and Wakefield, Shanghai Office, in partnership with Delhom Acoustique. Our Senior Project Manager Song Dan introduced the different studies that shows that interior improved sustainability and well-being translates into better productivity from the employees. For example, the World Green Building Council wrote that

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8
Mar

Considering a dual certification for WELL/BREEAM? You are half way to go

Many projects nowadays are driven to BREEAM and WELL certification for their energy/environment-focused and wellbeing-focused target respectively. BREEAM is a measure of sustainability for master planning, building scope, covering all stages of a building life cycle. WELL is a performance-based system to measure and monitor the building environment. BREEAM and WELL work alongside one another to make sure buildings preserve

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22
Jan

BREEAM Awards 2019 nomination for IKEA Panyu store project

It is a pleasure to announce the nomination of the IKEA Panyu project to BREEAM Awards 2019. The BREEAM Awards recognize the achievement of those involved in the specification, design, construction and management of BREEAM certified buildings. This project, for which TERAO team dedicated 2 years of hard work, is going to be the first IKEA BREEAM Very Good Level

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27
Jun

IKEA in China: BREEAM Awareness Training by TERAO

BREEAM Awareness Training by TERAO   We were glad to organize last month a BREEAM Awareness Training in Shanghai for our long-term partner IKEA Property & Expansion. During that very interesting session, we had the opportunity to review BREEAM Approach along the life cycle of a New Construction project, from Site Selection to actual operation of the building. Thanks again

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