CUBE Paris La Défense 2023: Competition is Open
How to mobilize the actors of the territory around an idea that has a positive impact on the environment? Paris La Défense and the IFPEB (the French Institute for Building Performance) are joining forces to launch the second edition of the CUBE Paris La Défense competition, the league of the French Energy Savings Championship, which will begin on January 1, 2023.
For this second year of competition, the stakes are even higher. Indeed, in the current context of energy crisis, this league of the French Energy Saving Championship aimed at users of Paris La Défense has a very special resonance.
Over the 2021-2022 season, the 13 participating companies have achieved an average of 15% energy savings over more than 750,000 square meters of building space. And for this new edition, Paris La Défense hopes to beat this record.
The culmination of the CUBE competition will be an event on December 13, 2022 at Paris La Défense Arena to celebrate the results and start the new season.
What exactly is CUBE?
CUBE Paris La Défense is first and foremost a fun challenge to mobilize local companies to reduce the energy consumption of their buildings.
Organized by the IFPEB for the past 5 years at the national level, it is the largest collective mobilization to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions without heavy work but rather by mobilizing the teams!
But how do you get companies to participate? The idea is simple: to act towards positive environmental impact, on the ground and in an entertaining way. The principle? Companies, schools, buildings or even coworking spaces compete for a year (in a friendly way, of course!) to save as much energy and reduce CO2 emissions as possible, all in a playful and educational spirit.
A real championship, with its leagues, its teams, its captains, its undisputed referee who keeps the score, its prize list and its champions. It will be based on the same emulation, the same federative spirit and the same atmosphere as a soccer or rugby championship!
The goal: to get ahead of the ELAN law (tertiary sector decree), which requires all private and public players to reduce the energy consumption of their buildings by 40% by 2030. Participants will have to show their ingenuity to achieve this and try to win a medal at the end of the competition year.
By joining this initiative, Paris La Défense continues and intensifies the actions around its new strategic direction with the primary objective of mobilizing the actors of the business district around environmental issues and dividing by 2 the territorial greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.