|Welcome to IEA EBC Annex 62 – Ventilative Cooling!
The Executive Committee of the IEA Energy in Buildings and Communities programme (IEA EBC) approved the IEA EBC Annex 62 on Ventilative Cooling in November 2013. Annex 62 was running until the end of 2018.
The current development in building energy efficiency towards nearly-zero energy buildings represents a number of new challenges to design and construction. One of the major new challenges is the increased need for cooling arising in these highly insulated and airtight buildings, which is not only present in the summer period but also in the shoulder seasons and in offices even in midwinter during periods of occupation. In order to address these cooling challenges of buildings, the research focus of the annex will be on development of design methods and compliance tools related to predicting, evaluating and eliminating the cooling need and the risk of overheating in buildings as well as on the development of new attractive energy efficient ventilative cooling solutions.
Annex 62 “Ventilative cooling” of the IEA Technology Collaboration Programme “Energy in Buildings and Communities” was an international research project running from 2014 to 2018. The research focus of the annex was on the development of design methods and compliance … Continue reading
The fourteenth issue of the venticool newsletter (June, 2019) has just been released. Specific contents include: ForewordThe recently launched IEA EBC Annex 80 on resilient cooling15 -16 October 2019 – 40th AIVC & 7th venticool conference in Ghent, BelgiumEPBD Article … Continue reading
- Feedback from the 39th AIVC & 5th venticool conference: Summary of the ventilative cooling track
- 15 -16 October 2019 – 40th AIVC & 6th venticool conference in Ghent, Belgium
- The recently adopted IEA EBC Annex 80 on Resilient Cooling
- Ongoing standardization projects on ventilative cooling, and natural & hybrid ventilation systems
- IEA EBC Annex 62 releases its final report on ventilative cooling
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More than 200 participants attended the joint 39th AIVC – 7th TightVent – 5th venticool conference held in Juan-Les-Pins, France on September 18-19, 2018. The programme consisted of 3 parallel sessions with contributions from 27 countries and international organisations. Around … Continue reading
IEA-EBC Annex 62 has just released its final deliverable! The summary report Status and recommendations for better implementation of ventilative cooling in standards, legislation and compliance tools, presents insights on recommendations into how ventilative cooling is integrated in EN standards, ISO standards, national standards, national … Continue reading
“Energy Efficiency and Indoor Climate in Buildings” has just been released. This monthly online newspaper contains relevant information on the international platform for ventilative cooling (venticool) & IEA EBC annex 62, the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre (AIVC), the building and ductwork airtightness … Continue reading
venticool has just released a new report in the context of IEA EBC Annex 62 ventilative cooling.
This background report Status and recommendations for better implementation of ventilative cooling in standards, legislation and compliance tools, presents insights on recommendations into how ventilative cooling is integrated in EN standards, ISO standards, national standards, national legislation and national compliance tools. It is intended for building designers, builders and experts working with building energy performance standards, legislation and compliance tools.
The report can be found here.
Registration is still open for the 39th AIVC– 5th venticool – 7th TightVent joint conference “Smart ventilation for buildings” to be held on 18 and 19 September 2018 in Antibes Juan-Les-Pins, France. An overview of the draft programme is now available at: http://aivc2018conference.org/#PROGRAMME-AT-A-GLANCE There will be a total of 17 topical … Continue reading
“Energy Efficiency and Indoor Climate in Buildings” has just been released. This monthly online newspaper contains relevant information on the international platform for ventilative cooling (venticool) & IEA EBC annex 62 , the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre (AIVC), the Dynastee platform, the building and ductwork airtightness platform (TightVent Europe) & EU relevant information.
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The twelveth issue of the venticool newsletter (June, 2018) is now available for download.
Specific contents include:
- Highlights of the AIVC 2017 Conference in the June 2018 issue of the REHVA journal!
- Register now for the 39th AIVC & 5th venticool conference, 18 -19 September 2018, Juan-les-Pins, France
- IEA-EBC Annex 62 New Publications I Ventilative Cooling “Source Book”, “Case Studies” and “Design Guide”
- Ventilative cooling April 2018 Webinar- Recordings & slides now available!
- Proposal for IEA EBC Annex on Resilient Cooling
- AIVC March 2018 Workshop “Ventilation for Indoor Air Quality and Cooling” – Presentations available
- 25 June, 2018 I 1st European conference “BIM and energy performance of buildings”