Kalevi Piira

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1988 …2018

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2018

Hierarchical Multiplicative Model for Characterizing Residential Electricity Consumption

Kuusela, P., Norros, I., Reittu, H. & Piira, K., Mar 2018, In : Journal of Energy Engineering. 144, 3, 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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2 Citations (Scopus)
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Lämpöolosuhteiden älkykäs säätökonsepti

Tuomaala, P., Piira, K. & Holopainen, R., 2018, Sisäilmastoseminaari 2018: 15.3.2018. Säteri, J. & Ahola, M. (eds.). SIY Sisäilmatieto Oy, p. 115-120 (SIY Raportti; No. 36).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsProfessional

Open Access
2017

CITYkeys smart city performance measurement system

Huovila, A., Airaksinen, M., Pinto-Seppä, I., Piira, K., Bosch, P., Penttinen, T., Neumann, H-M. & Kontinakis, N., 2017, In : International Journal for Housing Science and Its Applications. 41, 2, p. 113-125 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
9 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Performance monitoring of multifunctional façade system for building retrofitting

Piira, K., Biström, H., Tuomaala, P., Pinto Seppä, I., Goácbiowski, W., Rudzieski, A., Bukat, M. & Michajáow, M., 2016, In : International Journal for Housing Science and Its Applications. 40, 1, p. 39-47

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

Smart city performance measurement system

Huovila, A., Airaksinen, M., Pinto-Seppä, I., Piira, K. & Penttinen, T., 2016, Proceedings of IAHS 2016. 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

2015

A framework for comprehensive impact assessment in the case of an extreme winter scenario, considering integrative aspects of systemic vulnerability and resilience

Molarius, R., Tuomaala, P., Piira, K., Räikkönen, M., Aubrecht, C., Polese, M., Zuccaro, G., Pilli-Sihvola, K. & Rannat, K., 2015, In : Computer Modeling in Engineering and Sciences. 109-110, 2, p. 131-158

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

Enhancing the quality of contingency planning by simulation

Honkavuo, H., Jähi, M., Kosonen, A., Piira, K., Rannat, K., Soininen, J., Meriste, M. & Taveter, K., 2015, Proceedings The 12th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management. Centre for Integrated Emergency Management CIEM, 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

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Improved city resilience against winter storms

Horsmanheimo, S., Piira, K., Molarius, R., Tuomimäki, L. & Maskey, N., 2015, Smart city: Research highlights. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, p. 106-107 (VTT Research Highlights; No. 12).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter or book articleProfessional

Open Access

Valmiussuunnittelun laadun parantaminen simuloinnin avulla

Honkavuo, H., Jähi, M., Kosonen, A., Piira, K., Rannat, K., Soininen, J., Meriste, M. & Taveter, K., 2015, In : Pelastustieto: Palontorjuntatekniikka-erikoisnumero. p. 101-104

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

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2014

Comfort assessment in the context of sustainable buildings: Comparison of simplified and detailed human thermal sensation methods

Holopainen, R., Tuomaala, P., Hernandez, P., Häkkinen, T., Piira, K. & Piippo, J., 2014, In : Building and Environment. 71, p. 60-70

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

46 Citations (Scopus)

Models documentation V2

Aubrecht, C., Steinnocher, K., Havlik, D., Jähi, M., Piira, K., Yliaho, J., Cabal, A., Coulet, C., Grisel, M., Polese, M., Zuccaro, G., Nardone, S., Garcia, A., Almeida, M., Rebeiro, L., Kosonen, A., Rannat, K., Taveter, K. & Jonat, F., 2014, European Commission EC. 26 p.

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Systemic vulnerability and resilience analysis of electric and transport network failure in cases of extreme winter storms

Molarius, R., Räikkönen, M., Piira, K., Tuomaala, P., Aubrecht, C., Polese, M., Zuccaro, G. & Rannat, K., 2014, Second International Conference on Vulnerability and Risk Analysis and Management (ICVRAM2014). Michael Beer, Ivan S.K. Au & Jim W. Hall (eds). Liverpool, UK: American Society of Civil Engineers ASCE

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Version 2 of Dynamic vulnerability functions, Systemic vulnerability and Social vulnerability

Polese, M., Zuccaro, G., Nardone, S., La Rosa, S., Marcolini, M., Coulet, C., Grisel, M., Daou, M-P., Pilli-Sihvola, K., Aubrecht, C., Steinnocher, K., Humer, H., Huber, H., Taveter, K., Vassiljev, S., Reda, F., Tuomaala, P., Piira, K., Molarius, R. & Almeida, M., 2014, 123 p.

Research output: Book/ReportReport

2013

Comparison of human thermal models, measured results and questionnaires

Airaksinen, M., Holopainen, R., Tuomaala, P., Piippo, J., Piira, K., Saari, M., Antson, A., Ruotsalainen, R., Haapakangas, A., Ruohomäki, V. & Lahtinen, M., 2013, Proceedings of BS2013: 13th Conference of International Building Performance Simulation Association. International Building Performance Simulation Association - IBPSA, p. 1657-1664

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

EEPOS automation and energy management system for neighbourhoods with high penetration of distributed renewable energy sources: A concept

Klebow, B., Purvins, A., Piira, K., Lappalainen, V. & Judex, F., 2013, 2013 IEEE International Workshop on Intelligent Energy Systems (IWIES). IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, p. 89-94

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of individual characteristics - Such as age, gender, BMI, and fitness - on human thermal sensation

Tuomaala, P., Holopainen, R., Piira, K. & Airaksinen, M., 2013, Building Simulation 2013: 13th Conference of International Building Performance Simulation Association. Wurtz, E. (ed.). Toronto: International Building Performance Simulation Association - IBPSA, p. 2305-2311

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

Open Access
13 Citations (Scopus)

Urban flood alarm system: SmartAlarm

Korkealaakso, J. & Piira, K., 2013, Research highlights in safety and security. Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, p. 16-17 (VTT Research Highlights; No. 10).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter or book articleProfessional

Open Access
2012

User requirements for mobile AR and BIM utilization in building life cycle management

Kuula, T., Piira, K., Seisto, A., Hakkarainen, M. & Woodward, C., 2012, Proceedings of 12th International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality, CONVR 2012. Lin, Y-C. & Jessy Kang, S-C. (eds.). Taipei, Taiwan: National Taiwan University, p. 203-211

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

2011

Significance of both internal and external boundary conditions on human thermal sensation

Holopainen, R., Tuomaala, P. & Piira, K., 2011, Proceedings of Building Simulation 2011: 12th Conference of International Building Performance Simulation Association BS 2011. International Building Performance Simulation Association - IBPSA, p. 398-404

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

Open Access
2010

Comprehensive building information management system approach

Krukowski, A., Efremidis, S., Piira, K., Stenlund, O., Arsenijevic, D., Asgari, A., Kätkä, A. & Mitjonen, J., 2010, In : International Journal of Simulation: Systems, Science and Technology. 11, 3, p. 12-28 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

2009

Human Thermal Responses in Energy-efficient Buildings

Tuomaala, P., Piippo, J., Piira, K. & Airaksinen, M., 2009, First International Conference on Improving Construction and Use through Integrated Design Solutions: CIB IDS 2009. Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, p. 253-267 (VTT Symposium; No. 259).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

Open Access
2008

Integrated Building Information Service through Building Services Gateway

Piira, K. & Lappalainen, V., 2008, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Industrialised, Integrated, Intelligent Construction, I3CON. Hassan, T. & Ye, J. (eds.). p. 273-280

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

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Integrated Overall Building Services Systems Architecture

Lappalainen, V. & Piira, K., 2008, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Industrialised, Integrated, Intelligent Construction, I3CON. Hassan, T. & Ye, J. (eds.). p. 255-265

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Real Time Building Information Service for Emergency Management

Piira, K. & Lappalainen, V., 2008, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Industrialised, Integrated, Intelligent Construction, I3CON. Hassan, T. & Ye, J. (eds.). p. 141-148

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Roadmap for ICT-based Opportunities in the Development of the Built Environment

Paiho, S., Ahlqvist, T., Piira, K., Porkka, J., Siltanen, P., Tuomaala, P. & Kiviniemi, A., 2008, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 96 p. (VTT Tiedotteita - Meddelanden - Research Notes; No. 2444).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access

Tieto-ja viestintäteknologiaa hyödyntävän rakennetun ympäristön kehitysnäkymät

Paiho, S., Ahlqvist, T., Piira, K., Porkka, J., Siltanen, P. & Tuomaala, P., 15 Aug 2008, Helsinki: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 60 p. (VTT Tiedotteita - Meddelanden - Research Notes; No. 2427).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Automation at Your Service in Future Homes (TUPA)

Lappalainen, V., Laikari, A., Ala-Siuru, P., Piira, K., Strömberg, H. & Urhemaa, T., 2007, Communications technologies: VTT's research programme 2002-2006: Final report. Sipilä, M. (ed.). Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, p. 342-354 (VTT Publications; No. 629).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter or book articleProfessional

Open Access

Enabling Technologies for Smart Human Environments (ETSHE)

Keski-Säntti, J., Rantakokko, T., Virtanen, A., Plomp, J., Lappalainen, V., Haataja, K., Kyllönen, V., Pohjanheimo, L., Mäntyjärvi, J., Keränen, H., Kaartinen, J., Möttönen, V. & Piira, K., 2007, Communications Technologies: VTTís Research Programme 2002ñ2006: Final report. Sipilä, M. (ed.). Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, p. 245-260 (VTT Publications; No. 629).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter or book articleProfessional

Open Access

Improving the possibilities to monitor energy consumption at home

Karjalainen, S. & Piira, K., 2007, Proceedings of Clima 2007 WellBeing Indoors. 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Urban Flood Alarm System for Real Estates

Maula, H., Korkealaakso, J. & Piira, K., 2007, p. 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference articleScientific

2004

Uusia mahdollisuuksia yhteensopivien kiinteistötietojärjestelmien toteuttamiseen

Lappalainen, V., Piira, K. & Hein, K., 2004, In : Talotekniikka. 5, p. 44-47

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

2002

Experiencies of predicting transient surface temperatures

Tuomaala, P., Piira, K. & Piippo, J., 2002, Indoor Air 2002, 9th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate. International Academy of Indoor Air Sciences, Vol. 4. p. 730-735

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

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Validation of coupled airflow and heat transfer routines in a building simulation tool

Tuomaala, P., Simonson, C. & Piira, K., 2002, ASHRAE 2002 Winter Meeting. ASHRAE, Vol. 1. p. 435-449 (ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 108).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)
2001

Rakennusautomaatio integroituu internetiin

Translated title of the contribution: Building controls are integrating to internetLappalainen, V., Piira, K. & Nyman, M., 2001, In : Talotekniikka. 8, p. 61-63

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Rakennus- ja kotiautomaation Internet-pohjaiset integrointi- ja tiedonsiirtoratkaisut

Translated title of the contribution: Internet based integration of building and home automation systemsLappalainen, V., Pakanen, J. & Piira, K., 2001, Automaatio verkostuvassa maailmassa - Navigation for the new automation: Automaatio 2001, seminaaripäivät. Helsinki: Finnish Society of Automation, p. 283-287 (Suomen automaatioseura. Julkaisusarja; No. 24).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientific

2000

A new application for predicting thermal comfort

Tuomaala, P. & Piira, K., 2000, Healthy buildings 2000 : proceedings: Vol. 2, Design and operation of HVAC systems . p. 605-610

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

A rational method for the distribution of nodes in modelling of transient heat conduction in plane slabs

Tuomaala, P., Piira, K. & Vuolle, M., 2000, In : Building and Environment. 35, 5, p. 397 - 406 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

15 Citations (Scopus)

Thermal radiation in a room: An improved progressive refinement method

Tuomaala, P. & Piira, K., 2000, In : Building Services Engineering Research and Technology. 21, 1, p. 11 - 19 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)
1996

Tuotemallipohjainen integroitu simulointiympäristö (PROMISE-ympäristö)

Translated title of the contribution: Product model based integrated simulation environment (PROMISE-environment)Piira, K., Kärki, S., Lassila, K. & Lappalainen, V., 1996, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 53 p. (VTT Tiedotteita - Meddelanden - Research Notes; No. 1796).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

1994

CFD computation of jets from circular ceiling diffusers

Heikkinen, J. & Piira, K., 1994, Proceedings of Roomvent '94: Air Distribution in Rooms. Gliwice, Vol. 1. p. 329-344

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

Product model based simulation and design environment

Piira, K., Kärki, S. & Lassila, K., 1994, p. 91-103.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference articleScientific

Tool for better supervisory control design

Kärki, S., Lassila, K. & Piira, K., 1994. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference articleScientific

1993

Evaluation of draught risk from outdoor air intakes above the window

Heikkinen, J., Kovanen, K., Piira, K. & Siitonen, V., 1993, Indoor Air '93: Proceedings of the 6th international conference on indoor air quality and climate. Jaakkola, J., Ilmarinen, R. & Seppänen, O. (eds.). Helsinki University of Technology, Vol. 5. p. 15-20

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

Vedottomien ulkoilmaventtiilien kehittämisperusteet

Translated title of the contribution: Development of draughtless outdoor air inletsHeikkinen, J., Kovanen, K., Ojanen, T., Pallari, M-L., Piira, K. & Siitonen, V., 1993, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 112 p. (VTT Tiedotteita - Meddelanden - Research Notes; No. 1468).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

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1992

Integroidut kevyet rakenteet

Nieminen, J., Kouhia, I., Ojanen, T., Piira, K. & Salonvaara, M., 1992, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 60 p. (ETRR-tutkimusohjelma. Raportti; No. 10).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

LVI-säätö- ja energiajärjestelmien koestus- ja testauslaitteisto (emulaattori): Laitetekninen kuvaus

Laitila, P., Kärki, S., Piira, K., Katajisto, K. & Kohonen, R., 1992, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 63 p. (VTT Tiedotteita - Meddelanden - Research Notes; No. 1337).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

1991

Room air flow simulations using computational fluid dynamics

Heikkinen, J. & Piira, K., 1991, In : CSC News. 3, 3, p. 6-7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Simulation of simple (two-dimensional) test cases

Heikkinen, J. & Piira, K., 1991, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 16 p. (IEA Annex 20. Technical Reports; No. 1-SF-91-VTT07).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
1990

An emulator for testing HVAC-systems and their control and energy management systems

Kohonen, R., Laitila, P., Piira, K. & Kärki, S., 1990.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference articleScientific