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Join us for a dynamic webinar as we delve into the critical topic of retrofitting existing buildings to meet your sustainability goals. Under the ongoing campaign "Greener Together," initiated jointly by the Norwegian Business Association, Danish and Finnish Chambers of Commerce in China, this dialogue aims to translate Nordic sustainability goals into the Chinese context.

1. Macro Environment in China: Summary and analysis of Existing Standards in China vs Europe, Regulations and Trends by TERAO

Join us as TERAO, a European Building Sustainability Engineering Consultancy with over 30 years of pioneering experience, provides invaluable insights into the macro environment of China. Learn about standards, regulations, trends, and opportunities, as well as the nuanced differences between China and Europe in sustainable building practices.

2. Retrofitting Existing Buildings: Decarbonization, Operational Net-Zero Carbon, and Zero Embodied Carbon

Delve into the technical aspects of retrofitting existing buildings with renowned Danish architectural firm Schmidt Hammer Lassen. Gain essential knowledge on decarbonization strategies, achieving operational net-zero carbon, and eliminating embodied carbon in retrofit projects. Discover innovative approaches to sustainable building practices in this insightful presentation.

Date: 19 April

Time: 3pm - 4pm (CN time)

Venue: Teams (Online)

Speaker: Chao Chen and Gaspard Lemoine-Scelles

Join us as we pave the way for a greener future, together!


ABOUT Schmidt Hammer Lassen

Schmidt Hammer Lassen's globally well-known projects include:

Dokk 1 in Denmark; The Royal Danish Library; Malmö Live in Sweden; the Renovation of State Library Victoria in Australia, and Christchurch New Central Library in New Zealand.


The Shanghai office was established in 2011. The office now operates as Schmidt Hammer Lassen's design center for Asia Regoin. The Shanghai office has completed high profile public projects such as Shanghai Library East, Shenzhen Wast-to-Energy Powerplant, Beijing Performing Arts Center, and Shanghai West Bund Dream Center. The Shanghai office has also completed works for corporate clients including SPD Bank's HQ in the EXPO site in Shanghai, China Mobile Campus in Huaian, Luoyang and Nanjing, Beijing Vanke Times Center, Ningbo Daily Newspaper Group HQ, Chinese electronic car brand NIO's user experience center in Hefei, Shanghai & Hangzhou and a few other locations across the world.


TERAO is a European Building Sustainability Engineering Consultancy, pioneering in the field for 30 years. Since 2008, Terao has extended its presence in Asia through five primary hubs (China, Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, and Malaysia), with plans for further expansion in the rest of Southeast Asia, India, the Middle East, and other global locations. Specializing in reducing the environmental impact of buildings, Terao offers expertise for both new constructions and existing assets. The consultancy has provided assistance across diverse sectors and building types, including hospitality, manufacturing, retail, healthcare, and more.

In short:

- For existing assets: Energy performance management and optimization through energy audits and comfort improvement missions (thermal, olfactive, visual), retrofit assistance followed with energy management assistance

- For new construction projects: Low Carbon Assistance (operational & embodied), Green Building Certification assistance (BREEAM, DGNB, LEED, GBL, WELL, HQE...)

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