Tools

Key2® District Footprint

Assessment of a district’s environmental performance

WHY ?

  • Assess the environmental footprint of a district via the analysis of material and energy flows and lifecycle analysis
  • Compare different development scenarios

AS PART OF WHICH MISSIONS ?

  • Environmental project management assistance
  • Initial estimates during the project definition phase
  • Enhancement of the two key phases of a development project: during the diagnosis phase to help define the project and during the design phase to select technical solutions
  • Comparison of technical solutions during the design phase

​QUELLE APPROCHE ?
Key2 District footprint study approach

STRENGTHS
  • Cross-business tool integrating all the themes involving environmental issues upon which public authorities and developers can act
  • Two performance indicators: the Material and Energy Flow Analysis (MEFA) helps define a framework for the development of eco-systemic approaches, while the Lifecycle Analysis (LCA), via the CO2 balance assessment, is one of the performance indicators of a sustainable district
STANDARD DELIVERABLES
Key2 District footprint delivrables

REFERENCES
  • Parc des Portes de Paris sustainable business district – Aubervilliers, Saint Denis and Paris
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
  • Assistance in the HQE aménagementTM (Development HQE) certification
  • Enhanced lifecycle analysis of each theme