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Nordic Climate Forum for Construction 2023

September 15, 2023 - 10:00 am / 10:00 pm

Join researchers, policymakers and other stakeholders from construction at the Nordic Climate Forum for Construction in Helsinki and online for a discussion of the present current movements in sustainable construction.


Preliminary programme

10:00 EEST – Official opening

10:15 EEST – Session 1: Policies for low-carbon construction

  • Experiences from Nordic policies: What are the first lessons learnt from the climate declarations and limit values? Where are the countries proceeding?
  • Where will the revisions of the European legislation lead? Update on the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive and Construction Products Regulation

12:00 EEST – Lunch 

12:45 EEST – Session 2: Carbon budgets for buildings

  • Alternative approaches to setting carbon budgets for buildings: what does the science say?
  • How can the built environment support carbon neutrality?
  • Can digitalisation help for keeping track of life cycle emissions?

14:45 EEST – Coffee break 

15:00 – Session 3: The business of carbon-neutral construction

  • What requirements does the changing legislation set for companies?
  • Business cases from the Nordic countries

17:00 EEST – End of forum

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September 15, 2023
10:00 am / 10:00 pm
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Ministry of the Environment & Online
Helsinki, Finland


Nordic Sustainable Construction