Pollutants and greenhouse gas concerned

The pollutants and greenhouse gas covered by CITEPA's inventories for the residential/tertiary sector are:

Pollutants concerned Environnemental Effet/Impact
SO2, NOx, NMVOCs, CO, NH3 (small amount) Acidification, eutrophication, photochemical pollution
CO2, CH4 (small amount), N2O (small amount), HFC, PFC (small amount), SF6 Enhanced of the greenhouse effect
As, Cd, Cr, Cu (small amount), Hg (small amount), Ni, Pb, Se, Zn Heavy metals contamination
Dioxins/furans (PCDD-F), PAHs*, PCB, HCB Persistant organic pollutants contamination
Total suspended particules (TSP), PM10, PM2,5,
PM1,0, Black carbon (BC) (smal amount)
Particulate matter

*sum of 4 PAHs : benzo(a)pyrene, benzo(b)fluoranthene, benzo(k)fluoranthene et indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene

 

Main sources and trends of emissions

The residential/tertiary sector is divided into 2 sub-sectors: residential, the most emitting sub-sector, and tertiary. Emissions mainly come from buildings air-conditioning, stationary combustion equipments (boilers for heating), and paint/solvent use.

The full list of sources considered for the « residential/tertiary » sector is available on this website, on the SECTEN page, section « List of sectors and sub-sectors by SECTEN category », by uploading the associated file.

Emission trends data for the “residential/tertiary” sector by sub-sectors are available and downloadable on this website, on the SECTEN inventory page, section « Sub-sector contribution by air pollutant and greenhouse gas ».

The SECTEN report, available free of charge only in online reading on this website for CITEPA members, provides a sector analysis for each pollutant et greenhouse gas to understand the data and the factors influencing the trends observed, inclunding regulatory framework (read the SECTEN report online via your login and password).

Example: Entre 1990 et 2010, les émissions de CO2 (hors biomasse) ont augmenté suite à la hausse des consommations énergétiques du secteur depuis 1990. Les variations constatées depuis 2010 sont liées ... (to read more, consult the SECTEN report online via your login and password).

 

Method

The pollutants and greenhouse gases inventories made by CITEPA are produced in an objective and impartial manner.

All the methods used to produce those pollutants and greenhouse gases inventories are explained and detailed in the OMINEA report, made by CITEPA. A database including the activity data and the emission factors applied is also available on this website.

These methods, used for the estimation of both pollutants and greenhouse gases, are internationally accepted methods. Concerning the pollutants, the methods applied are consistent with the EMEP methodology, and concerning the greenhouse gases, with the GIEC methodology.

CITEPA is annually audited by international experts (UNFCCC and UNECE) in order to control these methods are properly applied.

 

Tertiaire16

Source: CITEPA 2016

The residential/ tertiary sector is divided in 2 subsectors: residential, mostly emitter, and tertiary. Emissions mainly come from air-conditioning for buildings, stationary combustion equipments (boilers for heating), and paints/solvents use.

The full list of sources considered in the « residential/tertiary » sector is available on this website, by uploading the associated file in the SECTEN description (French part), section « Nomenclature des secteurs et sous-secteurs par catégorie SECTEN » (lien vers la page SECTEN- section Nomenclature des secteurs et sous-secteur par catégorie SECTEN ).

Data relaled to emissions trends of the “residential/tertiary” sector by subsector are available for consultation and upload in the SECTEN description (French part), section «Contribution des sous-secteurs par polluant atmosphérique et gaz à effet de serre » (lien vers la page SECTEN- section Contribution des sous-secteurs par polluant atmosphérique et gaz à effet de serre).

The SECTEN report, free to access in reading mode for CITEPA members, presents a sectorial analysis for each pollutant et greenhouse gas in order to understand data and trends, inclunding reglementary framework (lire en ligne le rapport SECTEN via votre identifiant et mot de passe).

(mettre en italique) i.e: Entre 1990 et 2010, les émissions de CO2 (hors biomasse) ont augmenté suite à la hausse des consommations énergétiques du secteur depuis 1990. Les variations constatées depuis 2010 sont liées … (lire la suite en vous connectant avec votre identifiant et mot de passe).