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Located in Nanterre, this condominium consists of four buildings and 64 homes was built in 1955. It has not been renovated since and that is why in 2016, the syndicate of co-ownership has decided to renovate .
Thus, the work that has been done is:
-Low pressure ventilation
-Collective condensing boiler
-Collective heat of sanitary water
-Isolation from the outside of the walls and the roof
This allowed to divide by almost 3 the energy consumption of the condominium from 283 to 102 kWeh / m² / year. The condominium has reached the BBC renovation level in some aspects without validating the certification by a certifying body.