Bruno PeuportierResearch Director

MINES ParisTech
CES

Bruno Peuportier is an engineer from the École Centrale de Paris, who holds a PhD from the University of Paris VI and an accreditation to supervise research (University of Cergy-Pontoise). He is currently research director at the lab recherche environnement. 
He has developed the COMFIE (thermal simulation of buildings) and EQUER (life-cycle assessment) softwares, led various demonstration projects concerning the construction or renovation of social housing, tertiary or school buildings, and coordinated several European projects on these themes.

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Life-cycle assessment is a method to assess the environmental impacts of buildings and infrastructures throughout their life cycle, from the extraction of raw materials through to their end-of-lifetime handling.
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Office building with solar panels
Buildings can be designed and operated to radically improve their energy efficiency and reduce their environmental impact.
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Scientific publications
Preprints, Working Papers, ...
Rachna Bhoonah, Charlotte Roux, Bruno Peuportier A framework for integrating indoor air quality into the life cycle assessment of buildings: application to the sizing of ventilation rates
2024
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Journal articles
Alpha Hamid Dicko, Charlotte Roux, Bruno Peuportier Achieving Net Zero Carbon Performance in a French Apartment Building?
Energies, 2023, 16 (22), pp.7608. ⟨10.3390/en16227608⟩
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Other publications
Alexander Passer, Tajda Potrc Obrecht, Nicolas Alaux, Thomas Lützkendorf et al. Guidelines for design decision-makers
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Journal articles
Claudiane Ouellet-Plamondon, Livia Ramseier, Maria Balouktsi, Laetitia Delem et al. Carbon footprint assessment of a wood multi-residential building considering biogenic carbon
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2023, 404, pp.136834. ⟨10.1016/j.jclepro.2023.136834⟩
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Marie-Lise Pannier, Patrick Schalbart, Bruno Peuportier Computationally efficient sensitivity analysis for building ecodesign with many-level categorical input factors
International Journal of Metrology and Quality Engineering, 2023, 14, pp.15. ⟨10.1051/ijmqe/2023016⟩
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Conference papers
Caipeng Liang, Patrick Schalbart, Charlotte Roux, Bruno Peuportier Life cycle assessment of building reversible ground-coupled heat pump systems supported by dynamic electricity mix data
Building simulation 2023, IBPSA, Sep 2023, Shangaï, China
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Projects
A link between a microclimate model and a thermoaeraulic simulation tool was created to better assess the cooling potential of buildings by natural ventilation.
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This thesis focuses on the development of the life-cycle assessment of buildings in the Chinese context. It also made it possible to supplement the existing dynamic energy simulation tool by integrating a seasonal
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The coupling between the PowerRoad® positive-energy road simulation model and the Pleiades Comfie tool will make it possible to more accurately predict the operation of the PowerRoad system coupled to a building.
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Data from smart sensors makes it possible to better understand the behaviours of building occupants and improve the reliability of energy simulation.
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An optimisation procedure will be used to complete the environmental assessment of a block of buildings while reducing economic costs and the overall impact on the environment.
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The thermal energy of buildings exhibits the characteristics of systems on several time scales. The aim here is to resolve the optimal control of these complex systems more quickly numerically.
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The eco-design of zero-energy buildings involves the identification of optimal solutions, in reasonable calculation times, resulting from the analysis of several performance criteria, more influential parameters and
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A comparison between the existing methods for measuring in situ the determinants of the energy efficiency of buildings has identified their advantages and the limitations of the different approaches.
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A comparison between the simulation results and the measurements will supplement the previous work concerning the validation of the thermo-aeraulic model, which will then be applied to the study of predictive control
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Tools
This software program for life cycle assessment of neighbourhood projects is used to measure the environmental impacts from the manufacture of materials to the end of their life.
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This dynamic thermal simulation model of buildings anticipates energy consumption and the risk of discomfort in all seasons. Thanks to the Amapola module, this software program makes it possible to identify the least
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Pilot site
Digital mock-up of Les Lumières Pleyel district
A development project in the Les Lumières Pleyel neighbourhood in Saint-Denis (93) is the testing ground for research work by MINES ParisTech and École des Ponts ParisTech.
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Practitioner group
Solar panels integrated in a green urban area
Dynamic thermal simulation and life-cycle assessment are decision support tools that comprehensively assess the environmental performance of a building or neighbourhood project and guide its design in order to reduce the
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