29 July 2010: US Ambassador Mr. Bruce Oreck visits the Kuopio Housing Fair

I was deeply impressed by Bruce Oreck’s level of knowledge on environmental issues and energy efficient building. According to Ambassador Oreck, with a categorical decision constructing has been restricted to zero energy buildings in Colorado, Oreck’s home state. Mr. Oreck encouraged the Housing Fair to adopt more ambitious goals than currently in the area of energy efficient building.

Ambassador Oreck spent the beautiful summer day examining the Fair exhibits and show homes.


Ambassador Oreck second from the right next to Pasi Heiskanen with architects Lylykangas and Koponen on the left.

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