Small houses, apartment buildings and buildings for schools and pre-schools

The following building types can be Nordic Swan Ecolabelled: Multi-storey buildings, schools, day care institutions and houses, eg detached houses, terraced houses and holiday homes.

A Nordic Swan Ecolabelled building lives up to strict requirements throughout its life cycle and is characterized by:

  • Low energy consumption incl. award for the use of renewable energy
  • Good indoor climate using requirements for e.g. daylight ventilation and moisture protection
  • Meets strict requirements for environmentally and health-damaging substances in both building materials and chemical products
  • Meets stringent requirements for sustainably certified wood
  • Review of an independent third party of both the construction process and the finished construction

Below you will find all the necessary documents and background information to apply for the Nordic Swan Ecolabel. See also our Buildings and building materials portal