Workshop Summaries [ Nordic GBC Conference 31.1.-‐1.2.2013 Helsinki ]
Workshop 1: Sustainable Oﬃce SOLUTIONS TO EDUCATE AND INSPIRE ALL LEVELS OF ORGANISATION Decision makers • Understanding change, that change is happening and the risks involved of not doing anything • Appeal their ambiFon and challenge their competeFveness • Show them the money • Help them understand points with one-‐ on-‐ one educaFon • Give them right tools the ﬁnd their soluFons (make sure it is the right one) Communicators • Involving the gate keepers is essenFal • Understanding the advantage of pioneering • CommunicaFng through stories and touching their emoFons • CreaFng brand and company culture • CommunicaFng achievements eg. savings and earnings • CommunicaFng to those who value sustainable oﬃce • Right message to right people [ Nordic GBC Conference 31.1.-‐1.2.2013 Helsinki ]
Workshop 1: Sustainable Oﬃce SOLUTIONS TO EDUCATE AND INSPIRE ALL LEVELS OF ORGANISATION Employees • Involving everybody and giving opportunity to share ideas with everybody • Bring sustainability visible with conFnuity and follow up • Linking corporate values with added meaning to life by sustainability • Change daily habits! • Bring nature to the oﬃce and create room for innovaFons Service providers • Also they need to be inspired and moFvated! Criteria and demands are not enough! • Help them ﬁnd diﬀerenFaFng factors! Why service providers not visibly present here? • There is space in the market! • BeVer service is paid beVer! • Be open for new services eg. Green wall maintenance • Interest and commitment of the customer [ Nordic GBC Conference 31.1.-‐1.2.2013 Helsinki ]
Workshop 2: Urban planning ISSUES DISCUSSED • End user perspecFve • CollaboraFon between all the parFes • Process • Tools MAIN CHALLENGES & FURTHER QUESTIONS • How to ﬁnd out what end users want and need? • How to involve all the stakeholders and collaborate eﬃciently? • Variety of tools/cerFﬁcaFon systems that diﬀer on content • Does cerFﬁcaFon bring value? SOLUTIONS • Agree on common Nordic metrics -‐ remember tools have a same scienFﬁc background • Use tools to ensure collaboraFon. CollaboraFon comes ﬁrst cerFﬁcaFon is secondary SUCCESS STORIES & SPECIAL DISCOVERIES • Start with the end user in mind – how not found a soluFon yet [ Nordic GBC Conference 31.1.-‐1.2.2013 Helsinki ]
Workshop: 3 & 5: RenovaQon ExisQng Buildings & IntegraQve Design 1. THE CHALLENGE OF 50% ENERGY REDUCTION • Needs technological and behaviour related soluFons (passive and acFve) • ConsumpFon needs to be both measured and displayed to the end-‐users • SoluFons need to go beyond building level into the surrounding environment 2. HOW TO OVERCOME THE FAST NOs? • First idenFfy who are the decision-‐makers • Deﬁne and remind your team what is important – create the big picture • Speak the right language to diﬀerent stakeholder groups • Prepare yourself to answer the fast NOs – idenFfy the common quesFons • Be the facilitator – it is needed in every projects Ø Follow the principles of any sales strategy 3. FINDING THE RIGHT BALANCE (TECHNICAL & SPATIAL) • Technology is over emphasized at Fmes, old-‐school methods do sFll work • Measuring diﬀerent elements than only energy oﬀers wider understanding to the impacts of diﬀerent means • Create and show added value to the end-‐users • Architects need to be remind of the impact of their work SUSTAINABILITY IS A QUESTION OF STANDARD OF LIVING! [ Nordic GBC Conference 31.1.-‐1.2.2013 Helsinki ]
Workshop 4: Sustainable RenovaQon in Finland ISSUES DISCUSSED -‐ AVAINTEEMAT • Knowledge and skills • New ways of thinking • SFcks and carrots MAIN CHALLENGES – KESKEISET HAASTEET • New ways of thinking: living , working, mobility and energizing -‐ boosFng ∑ quality Fme * compeFFvity / ecological eﬀect • Knowledge: delearnig and relearning • Reclustering and co-‐operaFon: real estate + construcFon + energy • Management of change • Key players (pioneers): public authoriFes, public and private investors, owners, tenants, consultants, contractors, energy service providers, ... SOLUTIONS -‐ RATKAISUT • BoosFng open posiFve thinking and co-‐operaFon • SupporFng radical changes [ Nordic GBC Conference 31.1.-‐1.2.2013 Helsinki ]
Workshop 6: Common Metrics ISSUES DISCUSSED Common Metrics: • Based on internaFonal standards: CEN TC 350 • For measurement, not a label with • Performance based weighFng factors • Life cycle approach: before /use /end / aher • Transparent, performance based • 3 pillars of sustainability: environmental, social and economic way to demonstrate sustainability • Assessment focus: (product /) building / poriolio of building / poriolio • Client driven or regulaFon driven? • Simple and cost eﬀecFve method • NaFonal selecFon or full list (a. 40 indicators) of indicators to be used for evaluaFon in large • NaFonal implementaFon /simpliﬁcaFon of calculaFon rules building poriolio • Uniform reporFng method • Simpliﬁed methods for pracFcal MAIN CHALLENGES & FURTHER QUESTIONS use, not a scienFﬁc tool • SelecFon of indicators: Full list / Nordic / NaFonal / Client • Full list: the most comprehensive evaluaFon, but lots of work • Few indicators: easier for market to understand • ImplementaFon / simpliﬁcaFon of calculaFon rules: Just standard / Nordic / NaFonal SOLUTIONS • Common metrics can be the easy tool for designers to demonstrate the diﬀerence of various design opFons • NaFonal regulaFon to set the demand but not to tell how to do it • What ever indicators / calculaFon rules are selected, results need to be presented transparently • Each client should choose either to use the full list or a NORDIC list of indicators • We should develop the NORDIC implementaFon and simpliﬁcaFon rules • Nordic list and calculaQon rules: same clients, climate, culture and regulaQons [ Nordic GBC Conference 31.1.-‐1.2.2013 Helsinki ]
Workshop 7: LEED Updates Go-‐through of LEED Updates LEED Nordic Update • 120 cerFﬁed & registered in Finland • 105 cerFﬁed & registered in Sweden • Under 20 in Denmark • Less in Norway and Iceland LEED Swedish & Finnish update • LEED & BREEAM steady growth • Miljäbygnad, high growth • 20 % plaFnum, 69 % gold • Sweden working groups for LEED, Energy and LEED Pilot credits • DES guidance • 2013 Swedish compliance paths [ Nordic GBC Conference 31.1.-‐1.2.2013 Helsinki ]
Workshop 7: LEED Updates Go-‐through (LEED) LEED In Finland • Largest amount of LEED AP’s • FIN 9 % PlaFnum, 45 % Gold à more LEED EBOM • ExisFng buildings diﬃculFes • Cleaning chemicals, energy… • 2013 standardized environmental classiﬁcaFon work program, Finnish compliance paths, Regional priority credits EBOM LEED v4 updates • Coming Autumn 2013 • New systems: data centres, warehouses, hospitality • EBOM: Schools, retail, hospitality, data centres, warehouses • New structure and major material credit change (LCA, sourcing) [ Nordic GBC Conference 31.1.-‐1.2.2013 Helsinki ]
Workshop 7: LEED Updates BD&C Pilot Credits (LEED) • Flexibility design • VerFcal transportaFon • Robustness and durability • Clean construcFon, P1 construcFon cleanness class • Accessibility & circulaFon design • Urban agriculture • Quality external areas & recreaFonal spaces • Shared ameniFes & diverse use • Public transportaFon enhancement • Water heaFng on demand • Building surface and daylight design EBOM Pilot Credits (LEED) • Social sustainability • Organic catering • Green lease • Green oﬃce • Public transportaFon educaFon & enhancement • Business travel reducFon [ Nordic GBC Conference 31.1.-‐1.2.2013 Helsinki ]
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