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City of Lahti: Low carbon solutions for renovation construction of rental and private houses in Lahti

The aim of the Lahti sub-project is to promote the uptake of efficient, low-carbon solutions in the context of renovations of apartment buildings and private houses.

The action will focus on implementing simple and cost-effective energy-efficiency solutions, such as smart thermostats and other smart appliances as well as energy storages and other innovative solutions identified during the project.

Energy advising is included

Information of these energy retrofits will be collected at actual renovation sites. The results will be leveraged to catalyze new energy retrofit projects. The purpose of this action is to show-case the most effective and scalable measures to decrease the energy consumption and CO2 of residential buildings and provide a test-bed for smart energy services, for the residents. The case study houses belong to Lahden Talot Ltd, a municipal housing company.

In addition to the energy renovations and retrofits, assessment of cost-efficiency and emission reduction will be conducted by an experts. Results will be disseminated locally, in Finland and internationally.

For this building Lahti tries innovative bidding for a solution where maximum price is known, but the emission reductions are decisive. © Lahden Talot Ltd

Time frame

  • January 2019–October 2021, follow-up of the energy used in the case buildings will continue further.

More information

  • Environmental Coordinator Jenni Rahkonen, City of Lahti, firstname.lastname@lahti.fi, tel. +358 44 482 6646
  • Real estate inspector Elina Rantanen, Lahden Talot, firstname.lastname@lahdentalot.fi, tel. +358 3 8515748
Published 2019-02-20 at 10:55, updated 2022-05-24 at 11:01
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