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SURVEY INVITATION: Hygienic interiors

The Building Information Foundation RTS sr is a private, non-profitmaking Foundation whose task is to foster both good planning and building methods and good property management practices. 

At the moment, a precise definition for a hygienic interior does not exist, which would help for example planning an indoor environment. Hygienic interior means an interior in a property where special attention has been drawn to healthiness and cleanliness.

With the help of this short survey, the Building Information Foundation collects information on whether a definition of interior hygiene is needed. The definition could be such as the Classification of Indoor Environment – in this case it would not be obligatory, however it would be a significant guideline, for example, in designing an indoor environment. Indoor hygiene could also be instructed and evaluated with a standard or a certificate.

By answering this survey, you can have an impact on whether a definition will be planned and if so, what kind of definition should be developed. The response time ends on October 28th. A lottery will be drawn among the respondents, and the winner will get the book Alvar Aalto Homes. The book beautifully presents the pearls of Aalto’s housing design. Thank you for your answers in advance!

Take the survey here »

Best regards,
The Building Information Foundation RTS sr
Laura Sariola
laura.sariola@rakennustieto.fi
+358 40 832 5750


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Hygiene Classification? 

The purpose of the Building Information Foundation RTS sr is to develop building information services and products continuously to the construction industry and real estate sector. There are lot of guidance and standards concerning cleaning and hygiene e.g for hospitals, health care services and premises as well as for food establishments.  

We have created Indoor Air Classification for offices and residential buildings twenty years ago in Finland but there are no classification requirements for hygiene or cleaning in that guidance. The Building Information Foundation would be grateful, if you could answer to the questionnaire concerning Hygiene Classification. 

Please answer the questions in webropol-survey and you will take part in the lottery. The winner will get a 366-page information package of Finland: the ‘Suomi Finland 100 years’ book called “The Building of Finland“. 

Link to the questionnaire » 

More information: 

Laura Sariola / The Building Information Foundation RTS sr
laura.sariola@rakennustieto.fi
tel +358 40 8325750


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