Seminar Topic: The French HQE, A Global Movement
time: 2019-12-04

Speaker: Patrick Nossant

Time: Thursday, Dec. 5th, 2019, 16:00

Venue: The first floor, Multimedia classroom of Building NO. 6

Academic Convener: Yimin Sun


Patrick Nossant is the founding President of Certivea and Cerway. The mission of these two organizations is to support real estate and construction players, local authorities and developers in energy, environmental, societal and digital transitions to build smart and sustainable cities.

He is at the origin of the development of recognized French quality approaches: evaluations, certifications, labels, trainings allowing a global control of the projects that aims to limit their impact on the environment, improve the living environment of the inhabitants and respond to sustainable development issues in the territories.

Member of the CSTB (French Scientific and Technical Center of Building,  under the supervision of the French Ministry of Housing and the French Ministry of Ecology)  board of directors and administrator of the HQE-GBC Alliance and the QALITEL association, Patrick NOSSANT often collaborates with many French institutions : ADEME International, MEDEF International, Sustainable Building Plan, Low Carbon Building Association, EFFINERGIE, Smart Building Alliance for Smart Cities Association, Energy-Carbon Building Experiment Committee.

He has developed a technical cooperation, particularly with Brazil and Morocco. He is active in the global network of Green Building Council and a correspondent for the China Green Building Council in France.