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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Buildings can be designed and operated to radically improve their energy efficiency and reduce their environmental impact.
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Scientific publications
Journal articles
Marie-Lise Pannier, Thomas Recht, Maxime Robillart, Patrick Schalbart et al. Identifying optimal renovation schedules for building portfolios: Application in a social housing context under multi-year funding constraints
Energy and Buildings, Elsevier, 2021, 250, pp.111290. ⟨10.1016/j.enbuild.2021.111290⟩
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Conference papers
Bruno Peuportier, Aurore Wurtz Application of the life cycle assessment to a building sample for in order to helping in projects evaluation
Climamed, May 2021, Lisbonne mais Distanciel, Portugal
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Book sections
Bruno Peuportier, Myriam Saadé, Federica Appendino, Charlotte Roux Towards circular economy implementation in urban projects: practices and assessment tools
Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning 7 Transformative Planning Smarter, Greener and More Inclusive Practices, In press
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Journal articles
B Soust-Verdaguer, A García Martínez, C Llatas, J.C. Gómez de Cózar et al. Implications of using systematic decomposition structures to organize building LCA information: A comparative analysis of national standards and guidelines- IEA EBC ANNEX 72
IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, IOP Publishing, 2020, 588, pp.022008. ⟨10.1088/1755-1315/588/2/022008⟩
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Journal articles
L Pei, P Schalbart, B Peuportier Modelling of a Large Vertical Ground Heat Exchanger Integrated with a Heat Pump for Building Energy Simulation in China
IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, IOP Publishing, 2020, 588, pp.022050. ⟨10.1088/1755-1315/588/2/022050⟩
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Journal articles
R Frischknecht, L Ramseier, W Yang, H Birgisdottir et al. Comparison of the greenhouse gas emissions of a high-rise residential building assessed with different national LCA approaches – IEA EBC Annex 72
IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, IOP Publishing, 2020, 588, pp.022029. ⟨10.1088/1755-1315/588/2/022029⟩
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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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