Favorite New release! venticool newsletter December 2017

The eleventh issue of the venticool newsletter (December, 2017) is now available for download.

This issue includes two articles providing feedback on the ventilative cooling workshop in Brussels followed by the final IEA-EBC Annex 62 expert meeting in Gent in October, 2017. Further on, Professor Maria Kolokotroni presents the summing-up of the ventilative cooling track at the 38th AIVC- 6th TightVent & 4th venticool joint conference held in Nottingham, UK on 13-14 September, 2017. Christoffer Plesner from Velux, follows up on his last article on new work items recently approved by CEN and ISO with regard to ventilative cooling. As usual, this edition provides also detailed information on upcoming events in the field of ventilative cooling.


Specific contents include:

  • Foreword
  • IEA EBC Annex 62- Ventilative Cooling- 8th Expert Meeting, Gent, Belgium, October 24-25, 2017
  • Feedback from Brussels workshop on ventilative cooling, 23 October 2017
  • Ventilative cooling summary from AIVC 2017 conference
  • New standardization projects on ventilative cooling and natural and hybrid ventilation systems
  • 18 -19 September 2018 – 39th AIVC- 5th venticool conference in Juan-les- Pins, France

Favorite Register now for the ventilative cooling workshop on October 23, 2017

The programme for the workshop “Ventilative cooling in buildings: now & in the future” to be held on Monday October 23, 2017 at the BBRI offices (Boulevard Poincaré 79, 1060) in Brussels, Belgium is now available.

The event will discuss the outcomes of IEA-EBC Annex 62 “ventilative cooling” as well as future challenges and possibilities for international collaboration.

The workshop is an initiative of IEA-EBC annex 62 & venticool and is hosted by INIVE-BBRI & KU Leuven.

Participation to the workshop is free, but requires you to register for the event.

To register, please fill in the registration form and send to Mr. Stéphane Degauquier sd@bbri.be

Further information on the programme, speakers etc. is available here.

Favorite Keynote speakers/topical sessions/list of accepted papers at the 38th AIVC – 6th TightVent – 4th venticool joint conference

The keynote speakers, topical sessions and list of accepted papers for the 38th AIVC – 6th TightVent – 4th venticool conference: “Ventilating healthy low-energy buildings” have been announced. The joint conference, co-organized by the International Network on Ventilation and Energy Performance (INIVE), on behalf of the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre (AIVC), TightVent Europe (the Building and Ductwork Airtightness Platform) and venticool (the international platform for ventilative cooling, Brunel University London, the University of Nottingham & CIBSE, takes place Sept. 13-14, 2017, in Nottingham, UK.

The conference programme includes several high profile keynote speakers:

  • Sani Dimitroulopoulou, Public Health England
  • Cath Noakes, University of Leeds
  • Tadj Oreszczyn, the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE)
  • Peter Rankin, Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Paul Ruyssevelt, University College London (UCL)
  • Don Weekes, Indoor Environmental Quality Global Alliance (IEQ-GA)
  • Ant Wilson, Aecom

There will be a total of 10 topical sessions:

  • IEA-EBC Annex 62: Ventilative Cooling: Lessons learnt from case-studies
  • IEA-EBC Annex 62: Ventilative Cooling: Strategies and components
  • Durability of airtightness
  • Ventilation measurements
  • Integrating uncertainties due to wind in declared airtightness results
  • Health outcomes of ventilation
  • IEA-EBC Annex 68: Design and Operational Strategies for High IAQ in Low Energy Buildings – Towards better understanding of needs and challenges related to residential ventilation
  • Effects and performance of cooker hoods in dwellings
  • Utilization of heat recovery in residential ventilation systems
  • Low energy ventilation network

The present list of accepted papers can be found here.

To proceed with your on line registration please visit: http://www.aivc2017conference.org/#register

For further information visit the conference website at: http://www.aivc2017conference.org/

Favorite venticool newsletter June 2017, now available!

The tenth issue of the venticool newsletter (June, 2017) is now available for download. Contents include: Foreword IEA-EBC Annex 62 7th Expert Meeting, Lisbon, May 15-17, 2017 Work item proposals on ventilative cooling and natural and hybrid ventilation systems Feedback from the IEA … Continue reading