Emission-free Construction sites

Knowledge Gaps and Research Needs

This report stresses the urgent need to address greenhouse gas emissions in construction through research and pilot projects.

The key recommendations focus on planning, design, environmental impact assessment, energy, waste reduction, regulations and financial incentives. Emphasizing Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) integration in Nordic regulations for estimating emissions, highlights the necessity of harmonizing methods for low-carbon solutions.

Addressing data gaps in transport-related emissions and waste, it proposes enhancing collection methods, and exploring energy efficiency, battery electrification, and hydrogen technologies despite infrastructure limitations and cost barriers.

Overall, it advocates for gathering emissions data, fostering stakeholder cooperation, and aligning regulations to create a more sustainable construction industry.


Rasmus Malmborg - Senior Innovation Adviser

Rasmus Malmborg

Senior Innovation Adviser
Rasmus has extensive international experience in complex project management, predominantly within health care system development. Prior to joining Nordic Innovation, Rasmus has been with LHL International for nine years and worked the last four years as CEO.

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Marthe Haugland - Senior Innovation Adviser

Marthe Haugland

Senior Innovation Adviser
Marthe combines her international experience with her knowledge of business development and innovation to promote Nordic cooperation within the circular economy. She belives Nordic cooperation can drive the systemic change and give Nordic companies a competitive edge going forward.

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