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Mixed use development comprising 77 apartaments spread from 2nd floor to 10th floor, offices on 1st floor and commercial spaces on ground floor. Regime of height 2B+GF+10F.
The thermal renovation carried out was ambitious and complete (floor - walls - roof - windows, VMC, lighting, and heating "witness / model" of the lodge of the guardian), especially as nearly a third of the co-owners have modest or very modest resources (according to Anah criteria). It was unanimously adopted.
Apart from improving the thermal characteristics of the building and thus reducing heating consumption during the cold period, the work has improved summer comfort, and eliminated the moisture problems that existed (condensation), while improving the aesthetics of the building.
At the end of the 1st phase of work the condominium divided by more than 2 its energy consumption, from 491 kWhep / m2.year is the label "G" to 226 kWhep / m2.year is the label "D" .