Tag: Terao Asia

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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21
May

Teambuilding for TERAO Asia team at the farm: low-carbon and small construction project

Last Friday 14th May, our team spent quality time together in a farm in Songjiang, about 1h30 drive away from Shanghai city center. After playing “Guess what I am thinking” game in the car, we arrived at the beautiful farm of Hemo maotian 禾墨泖田,in Huguang village 胡光村 in Songjiang district 松江区. Gaspard, the gym coach showing how to use this

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7
Apr

Wuhan project to pass the HQE™ pre-assesment at Design stage

After 18 hours of evaluation with the HQE Auditor Frédéric Leconte, our TERAO Asia team assisted the projects of Space Museum and Exhibition hall in the Wuhan Caidian Sino-French Eco-City to pass the HQE Design stage pre-certification. HQE (Haute Qualité Environnementale – High Environmental Quality) is a French-origin International green building standard.  It is intended for projects under construction, renovation

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26
Mar

Meet the team – Gaspard Lemoine-Scelles, Business Development Manager at TERAO Asia

Today you will learn more about Gaspard, our French gentleman from Normandy, Shanghainese at heart for a few years now. Let’s discover more about him through this short interview. Q1: What is your role in TERAO and since when? GLS: I have been Business Development Manager at TERAO Asia for almost a year now. I came originally to China in 2014

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10
Feb

Happy “Niu” Year from TERAO Asia team!

TERAO Asia team wishes all our friends and partners a happy, healthy & sustainable year of the Golden Ox! The Rat year has brought tough times to the world, and many have suffered from it. However, it enabled people to realize that healthy and sustainable buildings are of the upmost importance. We would like to thank again our customers &

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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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12
Sep

Functional adaptability – How to anticipate the building future needs?

Functional adaptability is the concept behind the constant evolution of building needs during the operational phase. Indeed, it is very important to anticipate all of these challenges related to new uses of the building, maintenance and repairs works. All of these changes have most of time the potential to solve functional problems and to provide improvements by considering the user

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30
Jul

Life Cycle Analysis – How to assess the potential environmental aspect of a product?

  The Life Cycle Assessment approach has been used since 1970. First of all, in the context of Oil-Shock, it was used by the industry to link the production and transportation of products to the energy cost. Then the focus grown up to the environmental impacts of activities since 1990. The approach is now standardized by ISO 14 040 and

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28
Jun

TERAO Country Manager Manuel Ramos Speaks at EUCCC on the Business of Sustainability in China

How do climate risks and China’s push towards greener solutions provide opportunities for European SMEs? How can these businesses respond to growing demands from investors and create sustainable, long-term value while ensuring that they also address climate-related risks from regulatory and legal perspective? Yesterday, TERAO’s China Country Manager Mr.Manuel Ramos was invited to speak at EUCCC about the business of

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24
Jun

Life Cycle Cost Analysis – How to understand, predict and reduce building operational costs

Life Cycle Cost Analysis In a construction project, the financial assessment is mainly based on initial capital costs. However, the costs generated during the asset operation period can be significant and are often neglected during design and development stage. Furthermore, these costs, especially maintenance and replacement costs are highly related to the choices made during the design stage. Therefore, both

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9
May

TERAO Asia is supporting its team in the acquisition of EDGE certification credential

The EDGE Standard EDGE (Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiency) is a green building standard, and a certification program for more than 140 countries in the world. EDGE empowers the discovery of technical solutions at the early design stage to reduce operational expenses and environmental impact. Based on the user’s information inputs and selection of green measures, EDGE reveals projected

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26
Mar

Sustainability Solutions for Energy Efficiency

Nowadays it is necessary to optimize the Energy Efficiency and sustainability of future assets for both environmental and financial issues. Through its 30 years expertise, TERAO has developed internally a methodology to optimize building’s energy efficiency  by being involved at the early stage of the design.   By starting at the Schematic Design stage, TERAO has the capability to develop

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1
Mar

BUILDING ENERGY EFFICIENCY – One Of the Main Environmental issue

At the worldwide scale, both buildings and buildings construction sectors combined are responsible for 36% of global final energy consumption and nearly 40% of total direct and indirect CO2 emissions. At the moment China is the biggest energy consumer in the world and the building energy use is the second largest right after the US with 16% of total final

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