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A quantum leap towards better and more productive indoor environments

A quantum leap towards better and more productive indoor environments

The RYM Indoor Environment Program implemented in 2011–2015 produced dozens of solutions based on multidisciplinary research which enhance the wellbeing, productivity, comfort and learning of space users in an ecologically sustainable way. Studies have shown that a good indoor environment and energy efficiency increase considerably the value of a property. Continue Reading

Participatory design leads to sustainable result

Participatory design leads to sustainable result

An indoor environment design model has been developed within the framework of the Indoor Environment Program. The different parties from designers to space users participate in the related workshops at every phase of the project. This Human&Green operational model produces an indoor environment that is energy efficient and promotes wellbeing. Continue Reading

Urban development and city models have wind in their sails

Urban development and city models have wind in their sails

The attraction of the EUE (Energizing Urban Ecosystems) research program that focuses on sustainable urban development and the regional innovation ecosystems, services and business models supporting it is growing. At the start of the third season, the number of participants is double that of the previous season. The program aims e.g. to develop and introduce… Continue Reading

Infrastructure sector intensifies use of BIM by adopting the IM3 data exchange format

Infrastructure sector intensifies use of BIM by adopting the IM3 data exchange format

The Finnish Transport Agency and the country´s large cities will require use of the open Inframodel 3 (IM3) data exchange format starting from May 2014. It will facilitate exploiting the data of an information model in different systems and will bring the infrastructure sector closer to a BIM breakthrough. The potential for exploiting BIM in… Continue Reading

Lappeenranta University of Technology is a leader in energy research

Lappeenranta University of Technology is a leader in energy research

Lappeenranta University of Technology is the largest energy-sector research unit in Finland. Its research covers the entire energy chain with a strong focus on environmental engineering. To ensure maximal learning outcomes, it builds its own equipment and works out its own solutions. Finland´s biggest 220 kW solar power plant is under construction on the campus.… Continue Reading

Results of the Indoor Environment Program are being applied effectively

Results of the Indoor Environment Program are being applied effectively

The Indoor Environment Program of RYM Oy has produced a considerable amount of valuable know-how – including more than 100 scientific publications. The commercialization of the results has also been highly successful. The internationally recognized results of the Indoor Environment Program provide new information on current and relevant issues: . How do people experience the… Continue Reading