News

7
Jan

Happy New Year 2019 from TERAO Asia team

Happy 2019 ! On behalf of all Terao Asia Team I wish you and your beloved ones a very sustainable & prosperous year! Here are some of TERAO highlights of 2018: TERAO is happy to spread the BREEAM standard knowledge, especially to our customer IKEA, through BREEAM Awareness Training Indoor Air Quality is also a growing concern for which TERAO can

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13
Dec

Wired Certification – The rating for the infrastructure, connectivity and technological capacity of your building

The recent emergence of “Smart Building” concept has created worldwide a new way to build and operate buildings. Yet, nowadays it is also vital to consider the connectivity of the commercial buildings to improve the working environment quality and attract new tenants. That is where the Wired Certification comes into play. What is Wired Certification? Developed by WiredScore, the Wired Certification

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11
Dec

TERAO Asia participated in the “Energy Efficiency Enhancement Seminar” in Foshan by TÜV Rheinland

On December 5, 2018, TERAO was invited by TÜV Rheinland Group to speak at the “Green Manufacturing System Construction and Energy Efficiency Enhancement Seminar” in Foshan, Guangdong province. The seminar was organized in collaboration with the Guangdong Energy Conservation Association and the Foshan Energy Conservation and Circular Economy Association. It has attracted more than 70 enterprises and associations and over

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6
Dec

First edition of Shanghai Builders’ lunch @ Bistro by Yannick Alleno

On Friday 30th November, it was a pleasure for TERAO to co-organize the first edition of Shanghai Builders’ lunch. What is “Shanghai Builders”? “Shanghai Builders”, created by three China Building Sector’ Veterans, brings together professionals involved in the Building Sector in China and especially in Shanghai and the neighboring provinces. “We aim at gathering decision makers from the Building Sector, active

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29
Nov

From LEED v4 to LEED v4.1 for Existing buildings: what are the changes?

A growing number of owners and operators are certifying their buildings under Operational Certification to assess their performance, identify inefficiencies, and provides a roadmap for improvement. LEED v4.1, the incremental update to LEED v4, announced by USGBC earlier this year would be a perfect fit for this kind of certification or building assessment.  What’s in it for your existing projects? In short: performance-based

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23
Oct

TERAO Asia celebrates new office location in Shanghai Tonglefang 同乐坊 office complex with partners and customers

TERAO Asia team is happy to announce our moving to a new office, shared with Architecture Studio, in Tonglefang complex. It is located next to line 7 Changping Road station, provides a large open space with great amount of daylighting. The team has also added some plants which makes the workplace more comfortable and connects people with Nature. Our office

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13
Sep

TERAO Asia invited by the CCIFC to introduce Green Building Initiatives into CSR strategies

Terao was honored to give a presentation on the topic of “CSR Strategy – How to implement Green Building Initiatives?“, organized by the CCIFC (French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in China) on last September 13th. Our China GM Manuel Ramos explained the different certification in place that can be integrated into a CSR strategy. Terao has a strong experience in those certifications (LEED,

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9
Jul

The British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai: Sustainability at work by TERAO

Sustainability at workspace is no longer a dream over the rainbow. Many advanced certification schemes been developed in the market aiming to achieve this target, some globally well-known systematic schemes play dynamic actions as requested such as LEED for Interior Design+ Construction, BREEAM for Refurbishment and Fit-out, WELL for New and Existing Interiors and RESET for indoor air quality.  

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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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11
Apr

Monitoring indoor air quality to enhance well-being and productivity of building occupants

In China, air pollution is a major concern of everyday life. The country is taking many initiatives to fight pollution and improve the outdoor air quality. While these measures are the start of a long-term effort to improve the air quality, focusing on indoor air quality has to be done at the same time. In fact, in a country where

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