Examples of green building in Finland

Tikkurila Commercial Centre Dixi

Tikkurila Commercial Centre Dixi

Tikkurila Commercial Centre Dixi

Dixi was awarded a platinum-level LEED certificate, which was the first one in Finland ever granted for a shopping centre. Dixi has Finland’s largest green roof, which covers an area of approx. 6,000 m². he second phase of Dixi will be completed in spring 2017. When Dixi will be fully completed in 2019, it will comprise a total floor area of 57,000 m². Learn more »
Helsinki New Horizons: Myllypuro

Helsinki New Horizons: Myllypuro

Helsinki New Horizons: Myllypuro

Located in eastern Helsinki by the metro line, Myllypuro is known for its excellent sports facilities. A host of new houses, including an urban village built of wood, will be constructed in the area. Learn more »
Helsinki New Horizons: Östersundom

Helsinki New Horizons: Östersundom

Helsinki New Horizons: Östersundom

Östersundom will make extensive use of renewable energy including solar power and solar thermal energy. City planning is conducted to meet high ecological standards, and green thinking is reflected in the detailed plans. Buildings in Östersundom will meet zero-energy standards. Learn more »
Helsinki New Horizons: Kalasatama

Helsinki New Horizons: Kalasatama

Helsinki New Horizons: Kalasatama

The goal with Kalasatama is a model neighbourhood with a smart grid of global significance, where the latest technological innovations in energy, information and telecommunications are combined. This will create a sustainable energy system with services that are also suitable for further application elsewhere. Learn more »
Helsinki New Horizons: Kuninkaantammi

Helsinki New Horizons: Kuninkaantammi

Helsinki New Horizons: Kuninkaantammi

Kuninkaantammi will be a pilot project for storm water management in Helsinki, incorporating conspicuous new technical designs on streets, in parks and on housing plots. Visible rain gardens will be favoured in garden design. Learn more »
Helsinki New Horizons: Viikki

Helsinki New Horizons: Viikki

Helsinki New Horizons: Viikki

Urban meets rural in Viikki. Culturally and historically valuable open fields and nature reserves provide a unique framework for living, working, science and research, studies and recreational activities. Learn more »
Helsinki New Horizons: Pasila

Helsinki New Horizons: Pasila

Helsinki New Horizons: Pasila

The new Pasila will be an environmentally friendly, densely built area relying on public transport. Pasila Centre Tripla will be developed according to strict ecological criteria, with more than 3,300 bicycle parking spaces and more than 300 electric car charging stations. Learn more »
Helsinki New Horizons: Kruunuvuorenranta

Helsinki New Horizons: Kruunuvuorenranta

Helsinki New Horizons: Kruunuvuorenranta

A totally new neighbourhood, Kruunuvuorenranta, is under development in a magnificent maritime location overlooking the Helsinki city centre across a bay. Learn more »
Helsinki New Horizons: Jätkäsaari

Helsinki New Horizons: Jätkäsaari

Helsinki New Horizons: Jätkäsaari

Jätkäsaari is planned according to the principles of sustainable development, with its central location in the city supporting these goals. An effective public transport network incorporating both trams and the metro will service this dense urban structure. Learn more »
Villa ISOVER

Villa ISOVER

Villa ISOVER

The Villa ISOVER net-zero-energy house is the winner of a design competition organized by ISOVER. It was built as a part of the Hyvinkää Housing Fair 2013. Learn more »
Kastell community center

Kastell community center

Kastell community center

The Gold-level LEED certification was achieved with excellent energy efficiency. This efficiency is based on heat-recovery from ventilation, automatic ventilation based on necessity, and energy efficient lighting and lighting control systems. Also, several individual solutions improve energy efficiency in this building. Learn more »
Kantaatti

Kantaatti

Kantaatti

Kantaatti is a former office building that was renovated into a learning institution for the City of Helsinki. The Gold-level LEED certification was achieved by improving the building’s energy efficiency and water fixtures. Learn more »
Kauklahti Elä ja asu -senior center

Kauklahti Elä ja asu -senior center

Kauklahti Elä ja asu -senior center

The energy solutions are based on using geothermal energy in an innovative way. Energy for both heating and cooling is produced with geothermal energy. Learn more »
Kiinteistö Oy Tampereen Ratinankaari

Kiinteistö Oy Tampereen Ratinankaari

Kiinteistö Oy Tampereen Ratinankaari

Ratinankaari received its Gold-level LEED-certification thanks to fixtures with reduced water consumption, energy efficiency, use of environmentally friendly energy solutions, and its location with immediate access to public transportation. Learn more »
Derby Business Park

Derby Business Park

Derby Business Park

The Derby Business Park was awarded the LEED Platinum-certification for the environmental efficiency of its life-cycle. Special attention was given to energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy sources. Learn more »
Mestaritorppa

Mestaritorppa

Mestaritorppa

Winner of the “Finland’s most climate-friendly apartment building” award 2014. In this competition, the contestants were judged by the carbon footprint of the entire life-cycle, which included all materials and energy usage that cause notable emissions. Learn more »
Pajalanpiha

Pajalanpiha

Pajalanpiha

From an ecological point of view, this property is constructed as an energy-efficient, low-energy building. As its renewable energy source it uses geothermal energy, which is used for both heating and cooling. Learn more »
Zero Energy House

Zero Energy House

Zero Energy House

Finland’s first zero-energy house. This property has won several prizes and nominations for the excellent work in sustainable building in this property.Learn more »
Center of Rovaniemi

Center of Rovaniemi

Center of Rovaniemi

The partial master plan was prepared during 2010-2012. As a part of the process, a preliminary site assessment was made according to the BREEAM Communities method. The results affected the choice and content of the selected plan. Learn more »
Rapal Oy headquarters

Rapal Oy headquarters

Rapal Oy headquarters

By moving into a more efficient workspace with access to public transportation, Rapal significantly reduced its carbon footprint, improved its space utilization and halved its operating expenses. Learn more »
Ruoholahdenkatu 23, Helsinki

Ruoholahdenkatu 23, Helsinki

Ruoholahdenkatu 23, Helsinki

This office building on Ruoholahdenkatu 23 received its Gold-level certification based on LEED’s Core & Shell-rating system in December 2012. This high-level certification was achieved thanks to a thorough renovation and the location, which grants access to a variety of public transport.Learn more »
Sola Business Valley

Sola Business Valley

Sola Business Valley

The high-quality office building Sola Business Valley is one of the first properties in Finland to receive the LEED Gold-certification. Learn more »
Viikki Environment House

Viikki Environment House

Viikki Environment House

Finland's most energy-efficient office building that was completed in September 2011 and is used by the City of Helsinki Environment Centre and the University of Helsinki.Learn more »
Skanska Lintulahti

Skanska Lintulahti

Skanska Lintulahti

The Lintulahti office building completed in 2010 in Helsinki has been the first European building to receive a LEED Platinum certificate. Lintulahti is also registered to the European Union’s Green Building Programme. The building was used for a study on how to apply LEED under Finnish conditions. Learn more »
FMO Tapiola

FMO Tapiola

FMO Tapiola

Finnforest’s headquarters is located in the Tapiola district of Espoo. FMO Tapiola is Finland’s PromisE environmental classification pilot project. Learn more »
Sello Shopping Center

Sello Shopping Center

Sello Shopping Center

Situated in Espoo’s Leppävaara area, Sello was recognized in Spring 2010 as the first European trading center to achieve LEED gold-level certification for existing buildings. Learn more »
Moveres Business Garden

Moveres Business Garden

Moveres Business Garden

In October 2009 Moveres Business Garden, situated in the Helsinki suburb of Pitäjänmäki, received the first new-built LEED certification in the Nordic region, achieving the Silver-level certification. Learn more »
Trio Shopping Center

Trio Shopping Center

Trio Shopping Center

Located in the heart of Lahti, Trio was awarded in June 2009 the first ever Finnish and Nordic region LEED certification. Learn more »
Skanssi Shopping Center

Skanssi Shopping Center

Skanssi Shopping Center

Located in Turku, Skanssi shopping center received its LEED certification in Spring 2010. Skanssi received points for energy efficiency, site waste management, use of materials, indoor environmental quality, landscaping and landscape management. Learn more »
Nordea LEED-project

Nordea LEED-project

Nordea LEED-project

Nordea has chosen to apply the LEED program to their office buildings. By Autumn 2009, 14 buildings achieved the LEED Existing Buildings-certification. Using this certification was a good tool in organizing the carbon footprint reduction program in a large and very complex organization. Learn more »
BREEAM pre-assessment sites

BREEAM pre-assessment sites

BREEAM pre-assessment sites

The BREEAM sites in Finland are not yet ready, but NCC Property Development Oy will follow the BREEAM certification requirements in the construction of all their new office buildings and several shopping centers. BREEAM pre-assessment has been done on many of these building plans. For more information, see www.ncc.fi.