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Research Output 1993 2019

BERTTA - A Tool fot the Assessment of the Environmental Impact of Concrete

Vares, S. & Wirtanen, L., 2005, 19th Symposium on Nordic Concrete research and Development. Sandefjord, 12 - 15 June 2005. Oslo: Norsk Betongforening, 3 p.

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

Betonituotteiden ympäristövaikutukset - BERTTA

Vares, S., 2005, In : Betoni. 2, p. 74-75

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Case-study: Environmental impact of multi-storey building renovation

Vares, S., Dinca, A. & Ketomäki, J., 2013, Case studies for a new design approach: Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on sustainable building projects in steel . p. 243-261

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

Case study for building located in Jyväskylä, Finland

Vares, S., Ketomäki, J. & Dinca, A., 2013, Case studies for a new design approach: Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on sustainable building projects in steel. p. 212-237

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

Cellulose fibre concrete

Vares, S., Sarvaranta, L. & Lanu, M., 1997, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 102 p. (VTT Publications; No. 296).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Cellulose
Concretes
Fibers
Cements
Fungi

Combining Building Renovation and Ground Source Heat Pump Installations for the Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions: A Case Study in Vaasa Finland

Cooper, J., Häkkinen, T., Vares, S., Jahn, J. & Pulakka, S., 2009, In : Journal of Green Building. 4, 1, p. 146-168 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Geothermal heat pumps
renovation
Finland
heat pump
Gas emissions

Economic potential and environmental impacts of reused steel structures

Vares, S., Hradil, P., Sansom, M. & Ungureanu, V., 11 Sep 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Structure and Infrastructure Engineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

steel structure
Steel structures
Environmental impact
environmental impact
Economics

Effect of shrinkage reducing admixtures on the shrinkage and cracking of concrete

Leivo, M., Sipari, P. & Vares, S., 1996, In : Nordic Concrete Research. 18, 1, p. 233-234

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

cracking
shrinkage
research programs
plastics
Finland

Efficient glass and metal waste management system in Finland, conceptual study

Vares, S. & Lehtinen, J., 2007, Proceedings of the Life Cycle Management Conference. 6 p.

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

Open Access
waste management
recycling
glass
purification
life cycle

Elinkaarimenetelmät yrityksen päätöksenteon tukena: FINLCA-hankkeen loppuraportti

Grönroos, J., Korhonen, M-R., Koskela, S., Manninen, K., Mattila, T., Schultz, E., Tuominen, M., Gustafsson, M., Baumgartner, R., Korhonen, J., Tsvetkova, A., Helin, T., Häkkinen, T., Ovaskainen, M., Pingoud, K., Soimakallio, S., Sokka, L., Tonteri, H., Vares, S., Wessman, H. & 7 others, Angerman, M., Heino, J., Dahl, O., Husgafvel, R., Antikainen, R. (ed.), Seppälä, J. (ed.) & Suopajärvi, H., 2012, Helsinki. (Suomen ympäristö; No. 10/2012).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access

Environmental and economical assessment of refurbishment concepts: Sustainable buildings construction products and technologies

Häkkinen, T., Ruuska, A., Vares, S., Pulakka, S. & Holopainen, R., 2013, Proceedings of the International Sustainable Building Conference Graz 2013: Full papers. Graz, Austria, p. 69-76

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

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Environmental- and life cycle cost impact of reused steel structures: A case study

Vares, S., Hradil, P., Pulakka, S., Ungureanu, V. & Sansom, M., 10 Oct 2018, Life-Cycle Analysis and Assessment in Civil Engineering: Towards an Integrated Vision. Caspeele, R., Taerwe, L. & Frangopol, D. M. (eds.). 1 ed. Ghent: CRC Press, 7 p. (Life-Cycle of Civil Engineering Systems).

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

Open Access
steel structure
life cycle
steel
assessment method
cost

Environmental burdens of concrete and concrete products

Vares, S. & Häkkinen, T., 1998, In : Nordic Concrete Research. 21, 1, p. 130-134

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Environmental impact of increased use of mineral additive binders in concrete

Vares, S. & Penttilä, V., 2007.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference articleScientific

Environmental impact of passive house nursery

Vares, S., 2012, Research highlights in energy and eco-efficient built enviroment. Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, p. 74-77 (VTT Research Highlights; No. 1).

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

Open Access
21 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental impacts of disposable cups with special focus on the effect of material choices and end of life

Häkkinen, T. & Vares, S., 2010, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 18, 14, p. 1458-1463 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Environmental impact
Life cycle
environmental impact
life cycle
polymer
9 Citations (Scopus)

Experiences with LCA in the Nordic Building Industry - Challenges, Needs and Solutions

Schlanbusch, R. D., Fufa, S. M., Häkkinen, T., Vares, S., Birgisdottir, H. & Ylmén, P., 2016, In : Energy Procedia. 96, p. 82-93

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Life cycle
Industry
Electronic mail
32 Citations (Scopus)

Fast and Minimal-Solvent Production of Superinsulating Silica Aerogel Granulate

Huber, L., Zhao, S., Malfait, W. J., Vares, S. & Koebel, M. M., 1 Jan 2017, In : Angewandte Chemie: International Edition. 56, 17, p. 4753-4756 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Aerogels
Silicon Dioxide
Silica
Global warming
Gelation

Fibre reinforced high-strength concrete

Vares, S., 1993, Nordic Concrete Research, Research projects 1993. Oslo: Norsk Betongforening, p. 76-78

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

Fibre-reinforced high-strength concrete

Vares, S. & Häkkinen, T., 1993, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 104 p. (VTT Publications; No. 160).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Concretes
Fibers
Steel fibers
Composite materials
Toughness

Frost resistance of steel fibre high strength concrete

Vares, S., 1994, In : Nordic Concrete Research. 15, 2, p. 75-88

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

ICT for whole life optimisation of residential buildings

Häkkinen, T., Vares, S., Huovila, P., Vesikari, E., Porkka, J., Nilsson, L-O., Togerö, Å., Jonsson, C., Suber, K., Andersson, R., Larsson, R. & Nuorkivi, I., 2007, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 212 p. (VTT Tiedotteita - Meddelanden - Research Notes; No. 2401).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
Information management
Life cycle
Product development
Service life
Costs

IFC and PMO for estimating building environmental effects

Siltanen, P., Vares, S., Ylikerala, M. & Kazi, A. S. S., 27 Apr 2016, 2008 IEEE International Technology Management Conference, ICE 2008. IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers , 7462071

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

Environmental impact
Ontology
Life cycle
Carbon dioxide
Modeling
4 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of renewable energy technologies on the embodied and operational GHG emissions of a nearly zero energy building

Vares, S., Häkkinen, T., Ketomäki, J., Shemeikka, J. & Jung, N., 1 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Building Engineering. 22, p. 439-450 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Gas emissions
Greenhouse gases
Electricity
Energy storage
Environmental impact

Keräyslasin hyötykäyttö vaahtolasituotteina

Ritola, J. & Vares, S., 2008, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 63 p. (VTT Tiedotteita - Research Notes; No. 2458).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
Raja
foams
recycling
glass

Kerrostalossa käytettyjen materiaalien ympäristövaikutukset: LVIS-2001-tyyppikerrostalo

Vares, S., 2001, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 51 p. (VTT Tiedotteita - Meddelanden - Research Notes; No. 2108).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access

Kestävän rakentamisen tavoitteet ja niiden toteutuminen: Espoo Suurpellon päiväkodin arvio

Vares, S., Häkkinen, T. & Shemeikka, J., 2011, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 93 p. (VTT Tiedotteita - Research Notes; No. 2573).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access

Kuitubetonien muodonmuutoskäyttäytyminen

Translated title of the contribution: Dimension stability of fibre reinforced concreteVares, S., 1995, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 44 p. (VTT Tiedotteita - Meddelanden - Research Notes; No. 1645).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Läpivärjätty ruiskubetoni

Kronlöf, A. & Vares, S., 1996, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 34 p. (VTT Rakennustekniikka. Tutkimusraportti; No. RTE36-IR-12/1996).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Lasipakkausten keräysjärjestelmän tehostaminen ja lasin hyötykäytön ympäristövaikutukset

Vares, S. & Lehtinen, J., 2007, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 126 p. (VTT Tiedotteita - Meddelanden - Research Notes; No. 2404).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access

LCA of beverage cups with special focus on the effect of end-of-life scenarios on the assessment results

Häkkinen, T. & Vares, S., 2009, Life cycle assessment of products and technologies: LCA Symposium. Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, p. 40-54 (VTT Symposium; No. 262).

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

Open Access
environmental impact
polymer
global warming
life cycle
methodology
2 Citations (Scopus)

LCA tool for cement manufacturers for system optimization and for environmental reporting

Vares, S. & Häkkinen, T., 2009, Life cycle assessment of products and technologies: LCA Symposium. Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, p. 122-133 (VTT Symposium; No. 262).

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

Open Access
Cements
Environmental impact
Life cycle
Calcination
Carbon footprint
2 Citations (Scopus)

Lean production of cost optimal wooden nZEB

Pulakka, S., Vares, S., Nykänen, E., Saari, M. & Häkkinen, T., 2016, In : Energy Procedia. 96, p. 202-211

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Costs
Thermal comfort
Lightning
Energy efficiency
Life cycle
3 Citations (Scopus)

Life-cycle and information management of products: A case study of concrete element industry

Häkkinen, T. & Vares, S., 2011, In : International Journal of Product Lifecycle Management. 5, 2-4, p. 253-271 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Information management
Life cycle
Concretes
Industry
Life cycle management

LifePlan/Ecometer

Vares, S. & Nuorkivi, I., 2007, ICT for whole life optimisation of residential buildings . Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, p. 142-155 (VTT Tiedotteita - Research Notes; No. 2401).

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

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Maalämmön ja -viilennyksen hyödyntäminen asuinkerrostalon lämmityksessä ja jäähdytyksessä

Holopainen, R., Vares, S., Ritola, J. & Sakari, P., 2010, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 62 p. (VTT Tiedotteita - Research Notes; No. 2546).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access

Methods and concepts for sustainable renovation of buildings

Häkkinen, T., Ruuska, A., Vares, S., Pulakka, S., Kouhia, I. & Holopainen, R., 2012, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 325 p. (VTT Technology; No. 26).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
energy use
carbon footprint
economic impact
greenhouse gas
method
42 Downloads (Pure)

Moduulirakentamisen elinkaarenaikainen hiilijalanjälki

Vares, S., 2018, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 15 p. (VTT Asiakasraportti; No. VTT-CR-05695-18).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
File

Purkava uusrakentaminen – potentiaali ja vaikutukset

Vainio, T., Lahdenperä, P. & Vares, S., 2018, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 30 p. (VTT Technology; No. 337).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access

Puurakentaminen Euroopassa LeanWOOD

Translated title of the contribution: Building with timber in Europe: LeanWOODNykänen, E., Häkkinen, T., Kiviniemi, M., Lahdenperä, P., Pulakka, S., Ruuska, A., Saari, M., Vares, S., Cronhjort, Y., Heikkinen, P., Tulamo, T. & Tidwell, P., 2017, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 128 p. (VTT Technology; No. 297).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
planning
Open Access

Rakennusmateriaalien ja -tuotteiden ympäristövaikutukset ja niiden arviointiperusteet

Häkkinen, T., Vares, S., Vesikari, E., Saarela, K. & Tattari, K., 1997, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 149 p. (VTT Tiedotteita - Meddelanden - Research Notes; No. 1836).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Rakennusmateriaalien ympäristövaikutukset: Selvitys rakennusmateriaalien vaikutuksesta rakentamisen kasvihuonekaasupäästöihin, tiivistelmäraportti

Ruuska, A., Häkkinen, T., Vares, S., Korhonen, M-R. & Myllymaa, T., 2013, Ministry of the Environment. 39 p. (Ympäristöministeriön raportteja; No. 8/2013).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access

Rakennusten elinkaaritekniikka: Tuoteinformaatio käyttöikätuen tueksi

Häkkinen, T., Vares, S., Vesikari, E. & Karhu, V., 2001, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 79 p. (VTT Julkaisuja - Publikationer, Vol. 848).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
information services
durability
planning

Rakennusten khk-päästöjen ohjauksen vaikutusten arviointi

Häkkinen, T. & Vares, S., 2018, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 60 p. (VTT Technology; No. 324).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access

Rakentamisen hiilivarasto

Vares, S., Häkkinen, T. & Vainio, T., 2017, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 44 p. (VTT Asiakasraportti; No. VTT-CR-04958-17).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access

Resource efficiency in Multi-storey buildings

Vares, S. & Häkkinen, T., 2016, Proceedings of WCTE 2016. Vienna University of Technology, p. 2695-2702

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

Wooden buildings
Natural resources
Wooden construction
Concrete buildings
Life cycle
2 Citations (Scopus)

Resource efficiency in multi-storey wooden buildings

Vares, S. & Häkkinen, T., 1 Jan 2016, WCTE 2016 - World Conference on Timber Engineering. Vienna University of Technology

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

Wooden buildings
Natural resources
natural resource
resource
sustainable forestry

Sawn timber manufacturing and carbon footprint

Vares, S., 2013, Wood in Carbon Efficient Construction: Tools, methods and applications. Kuittinen, M., Ludvig, A. & Weiss, G. (eds.). Cei-bois, p. 64-66

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

Open Access

Semi volatile organic compounds and flame retardants: An overview on their occurrence in indoor environments and in Finnish buildings

Järnström, H., Vares, S. & Airaksinen, M., 2008, Proceedings of the Indoor Air 2008. International Society for Indoor Air Quality and Climate

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