Low carbon store, Quimper (Castorama France). April 2011
Castorama France has incorporated a range of environmental features into its new store in Quimper, South Brittany (opened in April 2011). These include 330m2 of solar panels to generate electricity, solar thermal water heating, a green roof for the building yard and a local nature conservation plan. The store uses 27% less energy than a standard commercial building (regulatory standard).