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Climate-smart planning can reduce almost a third of the street renovation's emissions 2021-04-12
The City of Helsinki works determinedly to decrease the emissions of infrastructure construction and to promote circular economy in infrastructure projects. Planning, technical solutions and material choices have significant impact on how much emissions the construction work produces. New innovations in materials or machinery, for example, can reduce emissions in the future roadworks.
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co2data kuvituskuva, enkku
Construction emissions may now be compared – new emissions database lays foundation for statutory guidance of low-carbon construction 2021-03-01
A new service opened today provides impartial data on the climate impacts of construction products used in Finland, such as carbon footprint and handprint, material efficiency and recyclability. This information harmonises the calculation of greenhouse gas emissions throughout the life cycle of buildings, facilitating low-carbon building design. The service is free of charge and open to everyone.
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Tuulimylly lähikuva
New research reveals municipal climate network’s positive impacts on local level climate work 2021-02-05
Joining the Towards Carbon Neutral Municipalities (Hinku) network has led to lower greenhouse gas emission levels in member municipalities in Finland. The majority of Hinku municipalities found that network membership has also improved the effectiveness of local climate work, according to a recent study by the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE.
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Kuninkaantammen asuinaluetta Helsingissä
Carbon footprint to steer the procurement of new construction project 2021-02-02
In the new Kuninkaantammi residential area, there will be in near future constructed apartment buildings of which procurement was steered by a low carbon footprint. In practice, this means that in addition to increasing energy efficiency the aim is to minimize the emissions of construction and material production.
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Published 2019-05-10 at 12:29, updated 2020-03-25 at 13:34
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