Finnish Office Building Wins LEED Platinum Certification
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Finnish Office Building Wins LEED Platinum Certification

09 Aug 2011

The Lintulahti office building in Helsinki, Finland, has secured LEED Platinum certification from the US Green Building Council (USGBC). The £19m project features a main reception area, restaurant and negotiation rooms on the ground floor, and two levels of underground car parking.

The Lintulahti office building in Helsinki, Finland, has secured LEED Platinum certification from the US Green Building Council (USGBC).

The £19m project features a main reception area, restaurant and negotiation rooms on the ground floor, and two levels of underground car parking.

The eight-storey Lintulahti building, which has 10,700m² of office space in total, was constructed by Skanska Finland.

Sustainable design features include a renewable electricity supply, efficient district heating and cooling and water efficient equipment and devices.

The building has been designed to reduce the heat island effect and light pollution as well as incorporate healthy indoor office environments, which include natural light, good air quality and non-toxic substances in the building.