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Research Output 1993 2019

Article

Betonituotteiden ympäristövaikutukset - BERTTA

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

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

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

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

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

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
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
3 Citations (Scopus)

The use of LCA studies and LCA outcomes in the decision-making processes of enterprises: Discussion and conclusions on the basis of case studies

Häkkinen, T., Antikainen, R., Vares, S. & Tonteri, H., 2013, In : International Journal of Product Lifecycle Management. 6, 3, p. 250-269 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Life cycle
Decision making
Industry
Supply chains
Decision-making process
Chapter or book article

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

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

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

Service-life tools for concrete structures

Nilsson, L-O., Vares, S. & Vesikari, E., 2007, ICT for whole life optimisation of residential buildings . Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, p. 120-141 (VTT Tiedotteita - Research Notes; No. 2401).

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

Open Access

Waste as a source for district heat production and greenhouse gas reduction: a case study

Vares, S., Klobut, K. & Itänen, A., 2015, Energy and Sustainability V. Al-Kayiem, H. H., Brebbia, C. A. & Zubir, S. S. (eds.). WIT Press, p. 831-841 (WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment, Vol. 186).

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

Open Access
heat production
greenhouse gas
incineration
heat source
landfill

Whole-life optimisation of buildings and BIMs

Häkkinen, T. & Vares, S., 2007, ICT for whole life optimisation of residential buildings. Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, p. 65-86 (VTT Tiedotteita - Research Notes; No. 2401).

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

Open Access
Conference abstract in proceedings

Sustainability and LCA assessment for a passive house kindergarten

Vares, S. & Häkkinen, T., 2011, Proceedings of SB11 Helsinki World Sustainable Building Conference . Helsinki, Vol. 2. p. 436-437

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

Open Access
sustainability
building construction
architectural design
commuting
energy efficiency
Conference article

Environmental impact of increased use of mineral additive binders in concrete

Vares, S. & Penttilä, V., 2007.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference articleScientific

Teräsrakenteiden käyttöiän määritys EnnusTeräs -ohjelmalla

Vares, S., Ojanen, T., Pohjanne, P. & Häkkinen, T., 2008. 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference articleScientific

Conference article in proceedings

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Steel intensive multi-storey office building, European continental climate with short summer's location: Jyväskylä, Finland

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

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

Waste as a source for district heat production and greenhouse gas reduction: A case study

Vares, S., Klobut, K. & Itänen, A., 2015, Energy and Sustainability V. WIT Press, Vol. 186. p. 831-841 11 p. (WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment).

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

Open Access
heat production
greenhouse gas
incineration
heat source
landfill
Other conference contribution

Waste as a source for district heat production and greenhouse gas reduction: a case study

Vares, S., Klobut, K. & Itänen, A., 2014, p. 24.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther conference contributionScientific

Open Access
Report

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

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

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

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

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
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