City residents can borrow home living condition meters from library. Photo Riku Pihlanto

The meters will help residents to improve the efficiency of their energy use

It has been possible to borrow electricity consumption meters from libraries for several years. The array of meters was now augmented with moisture, decibel, surface temperature and radon meters, as well as wall scanners. 

There is a clear demand for the meters.

For example, the decibel meter at Oulunkylä Library was borrowed immediately, and other meters will be distributed to various outlets for lending over the autumn," Leila Sonkkanen, the City of Helsinki eco-support person says.

Helen intends to focus more than ever on developing electronic services in the provision of energy advisory services. An example is its partnership with the My2050 simulation game developed by Visia and delving into climate change.

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