• Sustainable development

    We care about the impact we leave both on the environment and the parties involved in the progress

Sustainable construction

UPB has high competence in the field of sustainable and energy efficient construction.

We represent one of the largest construction companies in the Baltic States, and we care about the impact we leave both on the environment and the parties involved in the process.

ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY

ENERGY EFFICIENCY and CO2 REDUCTION
• Environmental declarations of products
• Energy-efficient solutions during the engineering stage
• Electrical power from renewable energy sources
• Cogeneration station that provides heating and electricity for the production unit
• Biofuel additive for transport vehicles
• Implementation of the energy efficiency programme in accordance with the results of the energy audit (EN 16247)

EFFICIENT USE OF RESOURCES AND REDUCTION OF ENVIRONMENTAL FOOTPRINT
• Product lifecycle analysis using One Click LCA software
• Material optimisation already in the engineering stage
• New, more environmentally friendly equipment at production plants

RECYCLING AND REUSE OF MATERIALS
• Sorting and recycling of waste
• Reuse of packaging
• Products from recycled raw materials – use of recycled steel in production
• More environmentally friendly solutions for existing prefabricated concrete production plant - coming soon!
• New prefabricated concrete production plant with zero–waste technology – in construction!

RESPONSIBLE OPERATION PRINCIPLES IN FULL ECONOMIC CYCLE
• Process digitalisation and automation
• Systematic maintenance of equipment and vehicle fleet
• Use of modernised, environment-friendly ferries for transport
• Trucks: Euro V and higher

 + EFFORTS TO REDUCE THE CONSUMPTION OF RESOURCES AND IMPLEMENT ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY SOLUTIONS

 

Certificates and systems

 

ISO 9001, ISO 14001 - Environment and quality management systems
  Sustainable building certification scheme - BREEAM
  Miljobyggnad - sustainable building certification scheme, Sweden
  Sustainable building certification scheme - LEED
  Environment product declaration - EPD
Quality standarts by the Norwegian petroleum industry - NORSOK
Product registration and assessment system for construction products, Sweden
Product registration and assessment system for construction products, Sweden
Product registration and assessment system for construction products, Sweden
Green construction system in Norway - FUTURE BUILT
Product registration and assessment system for construction products, Norway
Supplier evaluation and assessment system, UK
Supplier evaluation and assessment system, Norway
Advancing human health and wellbeing in buildings, Sweden