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Table 2 Studied climate policies of Kuopio and Basel and business as usual (BAU) scenarios

From: Building-related health impacts in European and Chinese cities: a scalable assessment method

City Renovation BAU Active renovation Efficient / Total renovation Fuel BAU Fuel policy
Kuopio 3 % of >30-year-old buildings renovated per year 4.5 % of >30-year-old buildings energy-renovated per year BAU + sheath reform to all renovated buildings 84 % peat, 12 % heavy oil and 4 % biomass in Haapaniemi plant 49 % peat, 50 % wood biomass and 1 % heavy oil in Haapaniemi plant
Basel 1 % of >30-year-old residential buildings renovated per year 2 % of >30-year-old buildings renovated per year All >30-year-old buildings renovated 50 % waste, 10 % wood, and 40 % gas in district heating 50 % waste, 30 % wood, and 20 % gas in district heating