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This section contains information on the different stages of construction projects, property maintenance and renovations. Information on building engineering, waste water treatment and ecological and energy efficiency can also be found in the section. The information is especially intended for citizens, operators and authorities. Information on legislation can be found on the webpages of the Ministry of the Environment.

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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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Published 2013-10-24 at 9:36, updated 2020-10-21 at 8:04