Covenant Signatories

Country

Finland

Population

628,208

Date of adhesion

07/01/2009

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Last updated at: 03 April 2018 Number of visits: 423

Key Actions

  • Viikki Environment House
    • Description:

      Viikki Environment House was the first nearly zero energy office building built in Finland. It was completed in 2011. The building has been awarded with several prizes. The design of the building envelope and building service systems are based on maximal energy efficiency. The building is equipped with solar panels on the roof and integrated to facade, ground source cooling and micro wind turbines. Building is heated with district heating.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: municipal buildings equipment facilities
    • Implementation timeframe:2009-2020
    • CO2 reduction:9400
    • Implementation cost:600000
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  • Demand-based ventilation in 15 municipal buildings
    • Description:

      Ventilation of big rooms with varying number of users (gym halls, gala halls, auditoriums, etc.) was modified to be automatically controlled by the real ventilation need i.e. indoor air quality. Replacement of ventilation machines and control systems.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: municipal buildings equipment facilities
    • Implementation timeframe:2007-2020
    • CO2 reduction:427
    • Implementation cost:354000
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  • Replacing 50 000 street lights
    • Description:

      Already 35000 street lights have been replaced with more energy efficient lights.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: public lighting
    • Implementation timeframe:2008-2020
    • CO2 reduction:5000
    • Implementation cost:25000000
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  • Transport optimization of excavation waste
    • Description:

      City level optimization and planning of the reduction of transport needs of excavation waste. The target is to use the excavation waste near the source and there is a city level coordinator to coordinate the excavation masses. The cost and energy savings achieved varies yearly. The cost savings have been between 4 - 14 M€ yeras 2014-2016.

    • Key Action:1
    • Language:en
    • Sectors: transport
    • Implementation timeframe:2014-2020
    • CO2 reduction:5882577
    • Implementation cost:70000
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