Improving energy efficiency is continuous process at Varma. Varma is participating to national energy efficiency contract since year 2011 and contract obligates Varma for energy savings of 6%
until year 2016. Reaching these goals reduces significantly also carbon dioxide emissions. Varma's facilities have over 2 million square meters and even small changes in energy consumption can have major effect on carbon dioxide emissions.
Caverion takes care of technical facility management of Varma facilities including real estate administration and technical maintenance.
We help Varma to streamline their real estate administration and create new solutions to improve energy efficiency in the properties.
Nearly all properties of Varma are connected to Caverion Control Room. Building services are adjusted to optimal level 24/7 and energy consumption is being measured continuously to reach the targets.
Caverion has taken part of creating energy saving strategy for Varma. Actions to reduce carbon dioxide emissions is part of the strategy.
500 energy reduction measures have been taken between years 2011-2015
Yearly energy savings of 500,000 €. Savings correspond to yearly energy cost of 470 private houses with electric heating
70% of the target savings (6% energy savings by the year 2016) has been reached in only 2 years.
Carbon footprint of facilities was 42 000 t/CO2 year 2011. This corresponds to yearly energy cost of 10 000 private houses with electric heating. Reduction of carbon footprint has been 1 800 tonnes between years 2011-2013.
Facts of the agreement
Contract covers 82 properties with gross floor area of approx. 982,000 square meters.
Facts of Caverion's solutions
Technical facility management
Real-estate administration and technical maintenance
Energy saving and energy management