The Nordic Swan Ecolabel environmental requirements for houses and other buildings

The Nordic Swan Ecolabel makes requirement of the building’s energy use, chemical products, building products/goods and a number of indoor environmental aspects that are relevant to the health and the environment. The Nordic Swan Ecolabel also makes requirements of quality management in the construction process, and the handover of the building to the residents and administration/operations.

Nordic Swan Ecolabelled buildings are assessed on the basis of a lifecycle perspective and:

  • Have low energy consumption
  • Fulfil strict environmental and health requirements on construction products, materials and chemical products
  • Ensures a good indoor environment and low emissions
  • Have a quality-assured construction process.

This is how you apply

The application form is to be submitted in The Nordic Ecolabelling Portal.

Guide to the Nordic Ecolabelling Portal

How to fill out and send in the application form

Want to know more about environmental certification with the Nordic Swan Ecolabel?

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Please state which product you are considering eco-labeling with the Nordic Swan Ecolabel.

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What does it cost?

When you apply for the Nordic Swan Ecolabel, you must pay a fee. Additionally, when you have a certification, you must pay an annual licence fee based on the turnover of the certified product or service.

Please visit our Nordic website to see the specific fees. You will find them at the bottom of the page for the relevant product group under the fees» tab. You can find all product groups here.