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[D2grids] Residential-tertiary: combining high-performance renovation and decarbonated heating networks

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Rather than opposing them, high-performance renovation of buildings should be combined with the deployment of heating networks, in order to achieve the energy transition objectives that France has set out to achieve.


A long way to go for the energy transition in the residential-tertiary sector There is still a long way to go to comply with the Paris Agreements and effectively fight global warming. In France, the government has translated its commitments through various objectives in the energy-climate law that aims to:


  • Carbon neutrality by 2050, which requires a 6 to 9-fold reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions compared to 1990;
  • A 40% reduction in the primary energy consumption of fossil fuels in 2030 compared to 2012; An increase of 32% in the share of renewable energies in gross final (...)

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