The 6th Annex 62 Expert Meeting will be held from Wednesday, October 12 to Thursday, October 13, 2016 at the Austrian Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology, in Vienna, Austria. The participants will present and discuss the Annex’s deliverables and … Continue reading
“Energy Efficiency and Indoor Climate in Buildings” has just been released. This monthly online newspaper contains relevant information on the international platform on ventilative cooling (venticool) & IEA EBC annex 62, the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre (AIVC), the building and ductwork airtightness … Continue reading
ATLANTA – The keynote speakers for the IAQ 2016 Defining Indoor Air Quality: Policy, Standards and Best Practices Conference have been announced. The conference, co-organised by ASHRAE and AIVC, takes place Sept. 12-14, 2016, in Alexandria, Va., at the Crowne … Continue reading
Ventilative cooling can be very effective to reduce the cooling energy demand in buildings in summer or mid-season conditions. Although energy simulation tools can be used to assess ventilative cooling potential, finding the appropriate trade-off between accuracy and simplicity for … Continue reading
The eighth issue of the venticool newsletter (June, 2016) is now available for download. Contents include: Foreword IEA-EBC Annex 62 Ventilative cooling met in Cork Ventilative cooling in energy performance regulations. Summary from the ventilative cooling workshop at Clima 2016 REHVA Journal … Continue reading
During the joint CLIMA 2016 and the 12th REHVA Conference held in Aalborg on 22-25 May 2016, a specific session dealing with ventilative cooling was organised by venticool in collaboration with IEA-EBC Annex 62, AIVC and QUALICHeCK. The title of the … Continue reading
A special issue of the International Journal of Ventilation was released in March, 2016 with selected extended papers from the 35th AIVC- 4th TightVent – 2nd venticool Conference: “Ventilation and Airtightness in Transforming the Building Stock to High Performance”. The list … Continue reading
A new report, published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF), looks into the risks of summertime overheating and the readiness level of care facilities, with respect to the consequences of climate change. The report reviews existing evidence and presents primary … Continue reading
Addressing the increased potential for cooling energy demand and associated risk of overheating in new and refurbished low energy buildings is becoming an important issue for the industry. This half day seminar for researchers, designers, engineers & architects, is organised by the Cork Institute of Technology in collaboration with IEA EBC Annex 62 – Ventilative Cooling and will present state of the art in utilising ventilation for reducing cooling energy demand and addressing the risk of overheating in low energy buildings.
Speakers will include both national and international researchers and practitioners showcasing various tools, techniques and projects related to ventilative cooling, presenting their most recent findings from the state of the art.
To find out more details regarding the programme, the venue and to register online please click here.
This new report, released by the Zero Carbon Hub, reviews the range of technical and behavioural solutions available to reduce the risk of overheating in UK homes. The document covers a wide range of possible measures from town planning and … Continue reading