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Brinja's Sustainability Work

Brinja's goal is to work for a sustainable future and towards a sustainable work environment. Through Brinja's services, they work with their customers towards a circular and climate-smart society. 

28/5/2021

Brinja works for a safer and more sustainable construction industry

Brinja's goal is to work for a sustainable future and towards a sustainable work environment. Through Brinja's services, they work with their customers towards a circular and climate-smart society. 

Brinja is dedicated to doing its part to help achieve the UN's global goals for 2030. One of the services that shows a positive impact on the climate and lowers costs is the light control service. The construction industry accounts for 17% of Sweden's total energy consumption (source Boverket), which means 17.85 TWh per year or 3,570,000 households. The construction lighting usually stands at 100% from the start of the project to the end, which generally lasts between 18-36 months. This is a major culprit from a sustainability perspective, both economically and ecologically. The effect of the light control is that construction companies can reduce their energy consumption by up to 85%.

The products are designed and produced based on a circular mindset. By constantly working on developing the devices, replacing components and serving them, they should last for 5 years. Through efficient sustainability planning and a sustainable business model where Brinja's customers rent the products/services (SaaS model), this saves the earth's resources. In order to be a competitive company for the future, it is important to dare to challenge traditional ways of working. It is even more important that you as a company want to take responsibility and dare to test new innovations to support and drive development forward. 

"The SdGs are the most ambitious sustainable development agenda ever adopted by the countries of the world and are there to achieve four great things by 2030: Eliminating extreme poverty. Reducing inequalities and injustices in the world. To promote peace and justice. Solving the climate crisis. Through the SdGs, this can become a reality."

- Global Goals website 

By working with Brinja's services and products, construction companies can secure the work environment, reduce costs and reduce their climate impact. It is a comprehensive agenda set by the UN, by 2030 the ambition is for the targets to be met. In order for this to be made possible, new ways of working must be added and new innovations allowed. Brinja is constantly working with technology development and is sensitive to where the industry's challenges lie. Through digital services, Brinja has developed an ecosystem where the focus is on sustainability, safety and efficiency. 

What are Brinja's goals?

Brinja meets UN targets 8, 11, 12 and 13.

Objective 8: Decent working conditions and economic growth. 

Thanks to Brinja's services and products, construction companies can work proactively with safety and work environment for employees. Via an intelligent evacuation system that is alerted in case of danger, through flashing lights and sirens. Quality measurements are made every 15 minutes and send automatic warnings so that employees are not exposed to e.g. high dust levels, sound levels or carbon monoxide.

Read more here: https://www.globalamalen.se/om-globala-malen/mal-8-anstandiga-arbetsvillkor-och-ekonomisk-tillvaxt/

Objective 11: Sustainable cities and communities.
Quality assure the production of the construction project via automated measurements of temperature, humidity and moisture supplements. Achieve the best results and then generate a long lifetime on the building.

Read more here: https://www.globalamalen.se/om-globala-malen/mal-11-hallbara-stader-och-samhallen/

Objective 12: Sustainable communication and production. 

By utilizing Brinja's ecosystem, the company's ecological footprint can be reduced and production streamlined. Through automated workflows, this facilitates work management on construction projects. There is a greater understanding of how production is constantly changing and the right measures for more sustainable construction are created.

Read more here:

https://www.globalamalen.se/om-globala-malen/mal-12-hallbar-konsumtion-och-produktion/

Objective 13: Combating climate change. 

Reduce energy consumption and reduce CO2 emissions via Brinja's light control. The construction industry accounts for 17% of Sweden's total energy consumption (source Boverket), which means 17.85 TWh per year or 3,570,000 households. The construction lighting usually stands at 100% from the start of the project to the end, which generally lasts between 18-36 months. This is a major culprit from a sustainability perspective, both economically and ecologically. The effect of the light control is that construction companies can reduce their energy consumption by up to 85%.

Read more here: https://www.globalamalen.se/om-globala-malen/mal-13-bekampa-klimatforandringarna/

Climate change is the great challenge of our time to solve. Companies that have a business model with less environmental impact have better prospects than those that do not.

Learn more about the global goals at https://www.globalamalen.se/om-globala-malen/

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