KIRA-digi Climate Corner

Experiments Showcased at KIRA-digi Climate Corner

KIRA-digi Climate Corner showcased experimental projects that help save energy and reduce emissions in residential environments. 

KIRA-digi Climate Corner took place at Asuntomarkkinat, the leading residential market event in Finland on January 29, 2019. Over 250 attendees had the chance to learn about the featured KIRA-digi experiments:

  • &’ – An architectural firm experimenting with digital CLT construction (read our article)
  • Cozify – Connecting IoT devices and backend systems to create valuable information that can control HVAC systems (read our article)
  • eChargie – Echargie enables anyone to sell their electricity; for any electric vehicle, from any standard wall socket and to anyone with the app, anytime. (read our article)
  • Enermix – Enermix experimented with a smart control of heating in buildings, enabling residents to control the indoor air conditions (read the project description)
  • IoT Scout Camp – In the experiment carried out by the Helsinki Metropolitan Area Scouts and Guides, a fast to set up IoT network monitors the infrastructure and logistics (read the project description)
  • Kolmeks and CTRL Reality – Better design of HVAC systems with virtual reality (read our article)
  • One Click LCA – One Click LCA is the Building Life Cycle Metrics software that allows you to calculate Life Cycle Assessment, Life Cycle Costing, Carbon footprint and other environmental impacts in a matter of minutes thanks to easy to use automation (read our article)
  • PALA – Artificial intelligence to assist at apartment presentations (read the project description)
  • Pandia – better tools for the administration of residential buildings and to see how the building data can be used for forecasting and planning (read the project description)
  • Sova3D – City development with interactive 3D models (read our article)

Live videos

Here are selected live videos from the exhibitors:

Oliver Hussey, E-chargie

Kimmo Ruotoistenmäki, Cozify

Petri Kokko, Sova3D

About the author

Aarni Heiskanen

Aarni Heiskanen, Construction Innovation Agent, is hailed as a Top 100 influencer in construction. Aarni has been a pioneer in computer-aided design, he has co-founded a business software company, and worked as a certified management consultant. At present, he runs AE Partners, a communication firm. Aarni holds a master's degree in architecture.


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