Energy Efficiency in Buildings - Hotel Sofitel **** Paris, France


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The Sofitel Paris Champs-Elysées is ideally located at the heart of Paris' business, luxury and media districts. This luxurious and intimate hotel perfectly balances the historical and the contemporary in a 19th century residence.

The hotel at a glance

  • 40 modern bedrooms

  • Each one overlooks the courtyard garden, and all are equipped with comfortable Sofitel MyBeds

  • Internet access, satellite TV and 24-hour room service

  • Bars, restaurants and conference area


  • Energy management for an entire building complex

  • Energy costs before modernization € 179,170.- p.a.


  • Siemens Energy Performance Contracting - contracting period: 6 years

  • For hot water production, an old gas boiler was replaced by a highefficiency condensing boiler

  • Installation of 2 heat exchangers of equal capacity and a storage tank

  • Installation of a chilled water storage tank for all load demand conditions

  • This measure gave the financial benefit of less electricity consumption, plus use of off peak tariffs. This in turn leads to a reduction of CO2 emissions from the generation of  electricity

Benefits for the customer

  • Cost savings: € 39,988.- p.a. (22%)

  • No investment budget for the installation

  • Enhanced comfort

  • Efficiency improvement of technical equipment

  • More effective domestic hot water production

  • More preventive maintenance thanks to new technical management station