Helsinki Compiles Building Energy Data into Semantic 3D City Model

Helsinki, Finland, April 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —

Helsinki Olympic Stadium 3D
The solar energy potential of Helsinki Olympic Stadium revealed by the solar irradiation analysis of Helsinki Energy and Climate Atlas

As Helsinki climate experts present an action plan to render the city carbon neutral by 2035, the city compiles all energy-related data on its building stock into a 3D map application labeled Helsinki Energy and Climate Atlas. Executed on the CityGML data model, the semantic 3D city model of Helsinki is part of the city’s toolkit for climate action and climate change adaptation.

With data on each of the city’s buildings, Helsinki Energy and Climate Atlas can be used for advanced citywide energy analyses and simulations, as well as assessments of specific buildings.

“The 3D atlas can be used by city planners and decision-makers to assess the potential and the available resources for energy efficiency improvements. Property owners and managers can use the atlas to assess the property’s energy consumption,” says Environmental Planner Petteri Huuska of …

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