Seminar Management of Innovation | Wednesday February 16, 2022 - 8h45 - 10h45
With climate change, it is becoming essential to take into account the summer comfort of buildings. To do this, exploiting the thermal inertia of the subsoil, which is both cool in summer and warm in winter, can be very effective. This geo-energy is local, carbon-free, renewable and neutral for the landscape. Alice Chougnet and Jacques Goulpeau explain how their young company, Geosophy, evaluates the potential benefits of such a solution according to the location and configuration of a building, which makes it possible to invest wisely. This can significantly reduce both the greenhouse gas emissions linked to the heating and cooling of existing buildings and the energy bills of their occupants. However, in France, we are still far from having exploited the potential of this virtuous technology...
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