The Center for Energy Technology (CET)
The Center for Energy Technology is an energy-focused research institute at the Aalto University School of Science and Technology in Finland (in Finnish: Aalto-yliopiston teknillinen korkeakoulu). The mission of the Center is to facilitate the development of new solutions to the energy field, e.g. new energy technologies.
The Center is coordinating all energy-related activities within the Aalto University. It facilitates energy research and development and supports education activities. The Center is coordinating research and education activities also within other universities, research institutes, industrial partners and financers.
The Center offers an interdisciplinary forum for those working in advanced fields of energy technologies. The Center is focused on research projects having a multidisciplinary nature or being beyond the capabilities of individual laboratories in terms of their facilities, administration, reporting etc. The Center is also a contact point, through which any initiative can be guided to those units that are the most competent for the task in question.
Institute of Building Services Technology
The Institute of Building Services Technology was established in 2007 through the collaboration of companies operating in the industry. Companies supporting the start-up of the operations and financial feasibility included Ensto, FläktWoods, Halton, Oras, Schneider Electric Finland, Uponor, YIT, Skanska, Parma, Senaatti-kiinteistöt.
Today Institute of Building Services Technology belongs to the Department of Structural Engineering and Building Technology in the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture at Helsinki University of Technology (TKK).
Building services technology comprises design, installation, operation and monitoring of mechanical, electrical and public health systems required for the safe, comfortable and environmentally friendly operation of modern buildings.