Building a Nordic Swan Ecolabelled building

Mannverk is building the first ecolabel house in Iceland located at Brekkugata Street 2 in the Reykjavík suburb of Garðabær. The house is a private houses and is build by voluntary ecolabelling scheme called Nordic Swan Ecolabel. Nordic Swan is the official regional label for the Nordic Countries (Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland) and was established in 1989 by the Nordic Council of Ministers. The official ecolabel have requirements during the entire building process, from the felling of trees to when waste is recycled.
The Nordic Swan Ecolabel imposes stringent requirements on, for example: Materials, Good ventilation, The building process, Energy-efficiency and Good indoor climate.