Eco Heat Apartment
Eco Heat Apartment is an easy act to take for the climate for residents in Helsinki. Eco Heat Apartment can be ordered for any apartment that is heated with district heat, both rented or owner occupied – zero-emission heat is available in all districts of Helsinki.
Upgrade your heating to zero emissions
By upgrading your heating in your home to Eco Heat Apartment, you reduce your carbon footprint easily in a concrete way. Eco Heat Apartment is district heat produced with heat pumps with zero emissions.
With Renewable district heating, you contribute to climate-neutral energy production in Helsinki and also promote the circular economy and reduce the wastewater load in the Baltic Sea.
Together towards carbon neutrality
With the help of our Eco Heat Apartment customers, we have already been able to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in Helsinki by a total of 52,520 tonnes. The amount is equal to the annual emissions of more than 24,000 passenger cars.
In a standard apartment building, Renewable district heating reduces your CO2 emissions by 1,100 kg per year, which is equivalent to 7,100 kilometers of driving.
We are constantly developing our carbon-neutral energy production and keeping our customers on the road to a new, cleaner energy era.
Frequently asked questions about Renewable District Heat
In the following, you can find answers to frequently asked questions about Renewable District Heat.
When you order Eco Heat Apartment, we produce the amount of district heat you consume with heat pumps with zero emissions. The heat source of the heat pumps is renewable, purified waste water or waste heat from the return water of district cooling.
When you choose Renewable District Heat, you reduce your carbon footprint in an easy and low-cost way. You will receive locally produced district heat generated with zero carbon energy sources for a monthly fee of just a few euros. By ordering Eco Heat Apartment, you also contribute to the generation of local, zero carbon energy.
Eco Heat Apartment is produced in Helen’s heat pump plants. Heat pumps are operated by zero-emission, renewable hydropower with guarantees of origin. The heat source of the heat pumps is renewable, purified waste water or waste heat from the return water of district cooling.
The carbon dioxide emissions of Eco Heat Apartment's energy production are 0g/kWh. Emission calculation is based on Greenhouse Gas Protocol Scope 1. Read more here.
In accordance with the EU directive on renewable energy sources, RED II, which was approved in 2018, waste water is classified as a renewable energy source if the heat pump is sufficiently energy efficient. Helen’s heat pumps meet the conditions set out in the directive.
Almost all apartment blocks in Helsinki are heated with district heat. Therefore, it is very likely that you are a district heat user if you live in an apartment block. If you want to find out whether your home is heated with district heat, you can call our district heat customer service on 09 617 8014 or send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The price of Eco Heat Apartment is added as an extra fee on top of the price of your normal district heat. The pricing consists of the production costs of energy, the fuel costs of energy sources and of the cost of maintaining the product. A value added tax is also included in the product's pricing.
Customers living in a detached home can buy Eco Heat Apartment for exactly the amount of their metered consumption. Detached homes have an energy consumption meter, on the basis of which the district heat is billed. Customers living in a detached home can request an offer based on metered district heat consumption by email.
You can draw up a separate contract on Eco Heat Apartment. Your current heat contract will remain unchanged.