Nuuka and Varma, a major Finnish pension fund and a significant real estate owner, have signed an agreement to further improve the innovations in Varma´s headquarters in Salmisaari, Helsinki and two other major office buildings in the Helsinki region. The goal of the co-operation is to make Varma´s buildings even more efficient, sustainable, innovative and great places to work.
“We have been following Nuuka´s development for quite some time and value their innovative approach to building management. Nuuka´s Connect & Create solution helps us connect building information in a new and innovative way, which helps us provide more value for our building users, reach an optimal HVAC processes and thus make our buildings more user friendly and efficient. Even more importantly, with the help of Nuuka we can offer our tenants premium spaces with stable indoor air conditions and pleasant working and living environments”, summarised Varma´s Commercial Property Director, Mr. Toni Pekonen
“Nuuka can add value to tenants, owners and different service providers in the buildings by providing them with one unified platform with all the building data. We call this our Connect & Create solution. When you have all the data in one place, you can really optimize, improve and innovate in this space and significantly increase property values. We are very happy that a highly-valued Finnish pension fund and real estate owner such as Varma has selected us”, said Nuuka’s Head of Business Development, Mr. Olli Parkkonen.
By combining the powerful data aggregation and analytics capability of Nuuka’s Connect & Create Solution and the potential of Varma’s significant real estate holdings, significant efficiencies can be found with environmental impact and savings for customers. When Nuuka’s Connect & Create Solution is used in larger portfolios like Varma’s, real value can be created and real estate portfolio managers can ensure they meet the ever more stringent environmental and sustainability demands of their shareholders and members.
Toni Pekonen, Commercial Property Director, Varma, +358 40 523 6610
Olli Parkkonen, Head of Business Development, Nuuka Solutions, +358 50 494 1584
Nuuka’s Connect & Create Solution makes buildings a great place to work and live in, become more sustainable and more productive. Nuuka is a leading building big data analytics solution provider headquartered in Finland. Our SaaS based software consolidates existing building big data into one single user interface and helps building owners and users not only report but also analyze and understand the core reasons behind energy efficiency, good indoor air and sustainability. Nuuka empowers the users and brings building big data into the hands of building users and owners, enabling better building management and increased property values.
Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company is the most solvent earnings-related pension company and largest private investor in Finland. The company is responsible for the statutory earnings-related pension cover of some 873,000 people in the private sector. Premiums written totaled EUR 4.7 billion in 2016 and pension payments stood at EUR 5.3 billion. Varma’s investment portfolio amounted to EUR 45.0 billion at the end of June 2017.