Jarek Kurnitski


  • Professor of Energy Performance and Indoor Climate in Buildings at Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia, and at Aalto University, Finland.
  • Chair of REHVA Technology and Research Committee.
  • Central Team Manger (Calculations and life cycle) in EPBD Concerted Action Energy Performance of Buildings, CA EPBD 6 (2022-2026)
  • Member of the Estonian Academy of Sciences (since 2018) and the Finnish Climate Change Panel (since 2020).
  • Internationally renowned for the preparation of technical definitions for nearly zero energy buildings through many activities in REHVA Technology and Research Committee and contributions to European standards.
  • Development of dynamic simulation-based energy calculation frames for present energy performance regulations in Estonia and Finland.
  • Ventilation guidance development in REHVA COVID-19 Task Force and WHO Ventilation Roadmap development in the WHO Environment and Engineering Control Expert Advisory Panel (ECAP).
  • Post-COVID ventilation design methods development in Nordic Ventilation Group, REHVA TRC and CEN TC156 WG25 for revision of EN 16798-1:2019 standard.