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Jorma Railio


Helsinki University of Technology, MSc, HVAC 1973

Professional career:

Helsinki University of Technology, senior assistant, 1973-74

Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT), scientist/ senior scientist 1975-84

Association of Finnish Manufacturers of Airhandling Equipment (AFMAHE), project manager/ research manager 1984-2003

Finnish Association of Mechanical Building Services Industries (FAMBSI), Technical adviser/project manager, 2004-2011

Private consultant 2012-

Special fields:

Ventilation and air conditioning; energy performance of HVAC systems

Main international professional activities in standardization

CEN/ TC 156 Ventilation for Buildings

-Delegate 1989-2011

-WG 5 ”Air handling units”, Secretary 1991-2011, Convenor 2002-2012

-WG 10 “Inspection of air conditioning systems”, Convenor 2004-2008

-Finland’s representative and active member in CEN/TC 371 (ex- CEN/BT/TF 173), 2005-2011

-Member of CEN/TC 371/CAP, 2010-2012

-Task leader for EPBD Standards EN 15240 and EN 13779, 2004-2008

Main other international professional activities:

Active participant at CENSE action 2007-2010

COST G3 Industrial Ventilation, several activities 2001-2003

Evaluator of proposals submitted for Energy sub-programme within the EU FP5, FP6 and FP7 (altogether 5 times 2000-2008)

EUROVENT (European Committee for Air-Handling Equipment Manufacturers)

-WG 12 (Indoor Air Quality) 1991-2008 ; chairman 1995-2008

-WG 13 (Industrial Ventilation), secretary 1996-2003

Society Activities (international)

REHVA (Federation of European Heating and Air-Conditioning Associations)

-Member of Finnish delegation in GA’s 1990-94, 1996-98, 2000-2001, 2005, 2007-2016

-Technology and Research Committee, Core group member 2007- , Chairman 2012-2016

-Co-author to 3 Guidebooks and reviewer to 4 Guidebooks, 2001-

-Editor of REHVA Supporters’ Bulletin 2012-2015

ASHRAE Member 1984-, ASHRAE Life Member 2015-

Professional Awards

REHVA Fellow, 2011

REHVA Honorary Fellow, 2011

REHVA Professional Award in Technology, 2007

EUROVENT Fellow 2012

Participated in the following seminars

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