Tag: green buildings

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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3
Sep

TERAO is glad to announce its expansion in South-East Asia!

Since May 2021, TERAO has an operational team in Vietnam. TERAO has also recently set up a Private Limited Company in Singapore to better serve its clients in these regions of the world. The branch is Singapore will be our legal base in South East Asia. Our office in Ho Chi Minh city, with our colleague Thomas Krysinski, enables us

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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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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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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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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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10
Sep

One of our team members has just become the only active HQE™ Certification Référent in China, guess who it is?

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. Example of the HQE certification (not official) The HQE™ certification is intended for projects under construction, renovation or in operation, whether residential or not, as well as urban planning and

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28
Jul

TERAO on TV: how TERAO is accompanying China in its energy transition?

TERAO is on French TV ! Our founder Michel Raoust was interviewed by French BFM Business channel to give his point of view on China energy transition and how TERAO is contributing to this evolution.   TERAO Interview by French BFM Business Channel (in French) As TERAO founder states, to reduce air pollution somehow, China has put a great effort in the

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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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28
Apr

How TERAO can help to improve your asset design in tropical climate? – Bioclimatic design case study

How TERAO can help to improve your asset design in tropical climate? Bioclimatic architecture refers to the design of buildings and spaces based on local climate. It takes into account the environmental conditions to enhance thermal and visual comfort inside a building. This type of architecture seeks perfect cohesion between design and natural elements such as sun, wind, rain and

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24
Apr

Earth Day-Time to act on your built environment!

Following the « Earth Day » celebration & due to the current global “COVID” situation, many organizations are now looking into improving their Sustainability policies and accelerating their action plan related to Climate Change. Sustainability is a large topic. At Terao, we focus only on the built environment. We work on practical strategies that could improve the performance & management of your

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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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2
Apr

How TERAO can solve your energy issue? – Cold rack case study

How TERAO can help you to efficiently cool your industrial rack?   Case study – Cooling system optimization TERAO’s team worked as energy efficiency specialist to optimize cooling system for a specific case. A Taiwan based client which process is highly impacted by the weather, needed to control well humidity and heat by adding new cooling racks inside a warehouse. The

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27
Mar

Ibox – Full of Energy: HQE, WELL, LEED certification by TERAO

We are happy to announce that ibox – Full of Energy office rehabilitation project obtained HQE Exceptional, LEED Gold and WELL GOLD certification with the assistance in sustainability of TERAO. The project is located close to the Gare de Lyon in Paris, and developed by GECINA. The operation size is 20 500sqm. The project includes following features: HQE Exceptional LEED BD+C

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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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