Kaia´s video presentation is available for viewing! Kaia Eichler´s topic is about how the design of buildings is influenced by environmental certification systems from her own experience as working with Swedish system Miljöbyggnad as the Energy Efficiency Coordinator with office buildings and hospitals. Kaia will talk about the requirements and challenges the system sets on buildings seeking a certification.
Watch video “Keskkonnamôju hindamise süsteemi môju kontorihoonete kujundamisele, praktilised näited Rootsist (link here)”. The video is in Estonian.
If you are interested in environmental and energy certification systems, check Swegon Air Academy book: “Simply GREEN – A quick guide to energy and environmental assessment certifications of buildings” (link here) about an overview of six environmental and three purely energy-based certification systems along with fourth briefly discussed certification systems: the British BREEAM Assessment Method, the US LEED Rating System, the German DGNB Certification System, the Australian Green Star Rating System, the Swedish Miljöbyggnad system and the French HQE system; the European Green Building Programme, the Swiss Minergie Building Standard and the German Passive House (Passivhaus) Standard; the Japanese CASBEE assessment system, the Indian IGBC rating system, the US ENERGY STAR program and the French Effinergie system.