Tapio - Carbon Strategy Platform

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ACCENTA

Description

With 20% of the French CO2 emissions, the tertiary and collective real estate sectors are major contributors. Improving their carbon footprint is, therefore, a significant challenge, with a targeted effort on heating, which accounts for 78% of the emissions. This is a global issue as most developed countries display similar patterns. ACCENTA invented a low-carbon heating and cooling system that reduces up to 80% of the CO2 emissions compared to standard solutions. It relies on inter-seasonal geothermal storage and waste heat, from air-conditioners or low-carbon solar heat, produced during summer and stored into the ground. In winter, heat pump's yields are optimized by up to 50% using the stored heat, drastically cutting both energy consumption and CO2 emissions.

Location: France

Sector: Renewables & Environment

Website: ACCENTA

CO2 reduction categories Drivers Scopes

Fugitive

Other

scope1

Biomass

Energy consumption

scope1

Electricity consumption

Energy consumption

scope2

Network energy (excl. electricity)

Energy consumption

scope2

Fuel- and energy- related activities

Energy consumption

scope3

Waste generated in Operations

Waste

scope3

Business travel

Mobility

scope3

Downstream transportation & distribution

Logistics

scope3

End-of-life treatment of sold products

Waste

scope3

Commitments

Affordable and clean energy Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

Certifications

Solar Impulse

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