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BHEP

A new generation of buildings designed to create financial, human and societal value

February 2019

BHEP

A new generation of buildings designed to create financial, human and societal value

  • World Alliance Member
  • Featured Solution
  • Labeled Solution
Label Date February 28, 2019
From France
Maturity stage TRL 9 / CRI 3-4 - Commercial Scale Up / Multiple commercial Applications

The BHEP concept can be applied to all building projects around the world, especially in cities that need to anticipate urban population growth (+12% urban dwellers by 2050) by optimising the use of buildings, reducing their consumption of resources and improving the well-being of users through sensors and data analyses. The BHEP hybrid positive-economy building concept aims to make buildings fully hybrid, combining self-production of the flows they need in order to operate with the possibility of constantly adapting the layout to maximise the utilisation rate, turning them into profit centres. By pooling under-used spaces, adapting design on purpose, optimising surface efficiency, this building meets itself the owners needs in water (rainwater recovery), energy (facades and roofs used to produce renewable energy) and heat.

The Environmental Benefits

  • Average savings of CO2 emissions : 22kg/m²/year.
  • Water savings : 28k m3/year.

The Financial Benefits

  • Positive-energy building results in costs savings.
  • About 80% of the building's weight composed of conserved materials from before the renovation.
  • Increases the usage rate and constantly adapts a building so that it generates maximum value .

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Company Profile

Bouygues

Bouygues is a diversified industrial group operating in three sectors: construction, telecoms and media.

Headquarters 75008 Paris, France
Type Company
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