Climespace, leader of District Cooling in Paris


CLIMESPACE a subsidiary of Engie, the european leader of District Cooling and cold distribution

CLIMESPACE operates and develops the district cooling system of the City of Paris, one of the largest district cooling systems in the world. Integrated into architecture and completely invisible, the cooling energy production plants meet the cooling requirements of hotels, department stores, offices, state buildings, museums or theatres.



+ de 650

customers connected


production sites


energy storage sites


million m²


km of network


GWh a year of cooling energy supply


million Euros

Responsible cooling

CLIMESPACE, the leading district cooling system with ISO 50001, OHSAS 18001 (Health and Safety) and ISO 14001 certifications.

CLIMESPACE's certifications

As a Centre of Expertise within the ENGIE Group, CLIMESPACE is at the forefront of innovation in its field and provides its skills and experience to district cooling system projects undertaken throughout the world.
Connection to the district cooling system allows you to enjoy many benefits while avoiding the problems linked to chilled water production in Paris: flexibility and security, energy efficiency, compactness, architectural integration. CLIMESPACE is an innovative partner in the implementation of technologies that contribute to a significant reduction of energy consumption and CO2 emissions.
In Paris, compared to an equivalent fleet of standalone installations, the CLIMESPACE system allows for:

+50% of energy efficiency
-35% of electricity consumption
50% reduction in CO2 emissions
65% reduction in water consumption

Responsible coolingThe CLIMESPACE system uses the natural low temperature of the water from the Seine to cool production equipment all year round. During the coldest winter periods, CLIMESPACE uses direct flow into the district cooling system: this is called “free cooling”. CLIMESPACE is an expert in this technology that allows a significant reduction of energy consumption and CO2 emissions.
Supply to the production facilities is assured by electricity guaranteed to be from renewable sources.

More than 650 customers, with 6 million equivalent m² cooled

CLIMESPACE, a concession holder with the City of Paris since 1991, serves the most prestigious Parisian sites, which include the headquarters of large companies, museums, hotels, restaurants, businesses, public authorities, and apartment buildings. Among its many customers are Allianz, AXA, BNP Paribas, Constructa, Crédit Lyonnais, Gecina, Generali, Groupama, Natixis, Scor or SFL for offices, Beaugrenelle, the Carrousel du Louvre, the Forum des Halles and Galeries Lafayette for shopping centres, the Louvre, the Musée du quai Branly, the Musée Grévin, the City of Music, Olympia, Salle Pleyel or the Philharmonie for museums and theatres, The Bristol, George V, Péninsula, Meurice, and Plaza Athénée for luxury hotels or the National Assembly, Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Ecology, or the Paris City Hall for official buildings.