Sustainable Community Conference: Finland

22.-24.9.2010 Dipoli, Espoo, Finland

The Conference topics are grouped into six principal themes:

1) Sustainability Assessment of Buildings and Cities Environmental, economic and social assessment emphasizing
• the use of Building Information Models – buildingSMART
• assessment methods and tools towards LCA based Carbon Footprint calculation
• indicators and rating tools
• case studies

2) Managing Life Cycle Performance The focus is at facilities including immediate neighbourhood with the following priority areas
• indoor environment
• usability, adaptability, accessibility, safety and security
• positive stimulation and value creation
• benchmarking systems and schemes

3) Sustainable Processes Life cycle processes in the built environment covering
• sustainable renovation/retrofit/ refurbishment
• sustainable business models, risk management
• process models, new tasks and actor roles, integrated methods and tools
• incentives, barriers; process innovation, systemic innovation

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