Residence Les Universiades

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New Construction

  • Building Type : Collective housing < 50m
  • Construction Year : 2013
  • Delivery year : 2014
  • Address 1 - street : 97300 CAYENNE, GUYANE, France
  • Climate zone : [Aw] Tropical Wet & Dry with dry winter.

  • Net Floor Area : 4 963 m2
  • Construction/refurbishment cost : 8 500 000 €
  • Number of Dwelling : 148 Dwelling
  • Cost/m2 : 1712.67 €/m2
  • Primary energy need
    86 kWhep/
    (Calculation method : RTAA DOM 2012 )
Energy consumption
Economical buildingBuilding
< 50A
51 à 90B
91 à 150C
151 à 230D
231 à 330E
331 à 450F
> 450G
Energy-intensive building

RESIDENCE LES UNIVERSIADES - Set of 5 buildings R + 2 for a total of 148 collective dwellings located close to the university campus in the Hibiscus ZAC, in the commune of Cayenne

Sustainable development approach of the project owner

Quality approach, respect of the RTAA DOM, use of solar energy (hot water and lighting)

Architectural description

Construction pole beam reinforced concrete, masonry filling, roofing roofing bituminous waterproofing and steel battens, aluminum joinery, structural elements and wooden cladding Parking and road traffic in concrete and / or vegetated slabs to reduce the impermeability of the site (by constraint of the ZAC regulation and voluntarism of OCEANIC IMMOBILIER) Elements compatible with DOM thermal regulations: clear cover with 6cm thermal insulation of expanded polystyrene or ventilated roof, solar protection by large roof edges, loggias or corridors, ventilated wood cladding, natural ventilation through slatted blinds with clear glass Delivered without air conditioning, autonomous solar lighting outside, solar hot water by centralized installation or individual solar water heater, automatic laundromat fed with solar hot water, lighting of gangways on presence detection Sports facilities, closed outdoor bike room

Building users opinion

Good to very good opinions (study AQUAA 2015) although some evoke the problems of acoustics related to natural ventilation and heat in some rooms (according to exhibitions)

If you had to do it again?

Operation globally successful despite density. Passage to the bank. Constraint of the solar DHW which led to the creation of technical rooms in roofing.




    Jean-Pierre Lasalarié


    Thermal consultancy agency

    MDE Conseil

    Laurent Claudot

    Solar hot water supplier

Contracting method


Energy consumption

  • 86,00 kWhep/
  • 94,00 kWhep/
  • RTAA DOM 2012

    Household and common consumption (lighting, solar hot water, laundry)

Real final energy consumption

    48,00 kWhef/

    48,00 kWhef/

    1 610,00 kWhef/

    2 015

More information

Data measured during the AQUAA 2015 study


    • No heating system
    • Other hot water system
    • No cooling system
    • Natural ventilation
    • Solar Thermal
  • 25,00 %
  • 83 MWh / year thermal energy produced by solar thermal

Urban environment

  • 7 080,00 m2
  • 70,00 %
  • In the immediate vicinity of the university campus, the bus network, green areas of the Hibiscus Zac including a sports course, on the outskirts of the city center of Cayenne


    Parking lot


    ZI COLLERY 4 97300 CAYENNE Tel 0594312700

    Aménagement extérieurs / Gestion des eaux pluviales

    The product is a concrete profile that allows the lawn to be integrated into the car parks without risk of erosion. It reduces soil waterproofing in urban areas.

    Good grassing, good behavior, however, a relatively intermittent parking is required to maintain optimal vegetation (need in light and water).

     Ce produit existe en mtropole sous la forme de profile en PEHD.

    Laundromat powered by solar hot water



    Génie climatique, électricité / Chauffage, eau chaude

    The laundry is powered by solar hot water produced by a centralized roof installation. The washing machines are double entry EF / EC.

    Satisfactory but the economy has not been evaluated.

    Stand-alone solar lamps

    Energie Douce

    ZAC des Bois Rochefort, Bâtiment C5, 21 rue Georges Méliès à Cormeilles-en-Parisis 95240

    Génie climatique, électricité / Eclairage

    Independent solar lamps (batteries and LED lighting): no other parking lights.

    Satisfactory in terms of service but evaluation will have to be confirmed in the long term according to the life of the product.

Water management

  • 5 460,00 m3

Indoor Air quality

    Not applicable (natural ventilation)

GHG emissions

  • 41,00 KgCO2/m2/an

Life Cycle Analysis


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Green Solutions Awards 2017 - Bâtiments

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