The May 2020 issue of the “Energy Efficiency and Indoor Climate in Buildings” newsletter has just been released. This monthly online newspaper contains relevant information on the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre (AIVC), the building and ductwork airtightness platform (TightVent Europe), the international platform on ventilative cooling (venticool), the Indoor Environmental Quality – Global Alliance (IEQ-GA) & EU relevant information. The paper is available at the first week of every month at: http://news.inive.org/
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The April 2020 edition of the REHVA Journal has been released, including a selection of articles presented at the 40th AIVC – 8th TightVent & 6th venticool Conference, 2019 “From energy crisis to sustainable indoor climate – 40 years of AIVC” held in Ghent, Belgium on 15-16 October, 2019.
Specific articles include:
Real-life ventilation filter performance in a city environment | Joris Van Herreweghe (BBRI, BE), Samuel Caillou (BBRI, BE), Tom Haerinck (BBRI, BE), Johan Van Dessel (BBRI, BE)
Particle filtration in energy efficient housing with MVHR | Gabriel Rojas (Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, Austria)
Cloud based large-scale performance analysis of a smart residential MEV system | Bavo De Maré (Renson Ventilation, BE), Stijn Germonpré (Renson Ventilation, BE), Jelle Laverge (Ghent University, BE), Frederik Losfeld (Renson Ventilation, BE), Ivan Pollet (Renson Ventilation, BE), Steven Vandekerckhove (Renson Ventilation & KU Leuven, BE)
Assessment of mid-term and long-term building airtightness durability | Bassam Moujalled (Cerema, FR), Sylvain Berthault (Cerema, FR), Andrés Litvak (Cerema, FR), Valérie Leprince (PLEIAQ, FR), Gilles Frances (Cetii, FR)
New findings on measurements of very airtight buildings | Stefanie Rolfsmeier (BlowerDoor GmbH, DE)
Influence of horizontal mounted flue gas exhaust systems on indoor air quality | Xavier Kuborn (BBRI, BE), Sébastien Pecceu (BBRI, BE)
[COVID-19 update] Due to the restrictions related to COVID-19, the organizers have decided to replace the AIVC 2020 workshop physical event by 3 webinars to be held on: Wednesday May 6th, 2020 at 15:00-16:30 (CET) Wednesday May 13th, 2020 at 15:00-16:30 (CET) … Continue reading →
The recordings and the slides of our recent webinar: “Ventilative Cooling – Design and examples” held on March 26th, 2020 and organised with the support of IEA-EBC annex 62 on ventilative cooling and the venticool platform, and in cooperation with the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre, are now available online.
AIVC is one of the founding members of the Indoor Environmental Quality Global Alliance (www.ieq-ga.net). Four of its members (ACGIH, AIHA, ASHRAE and REHVA) provide now relevant information with respect to the COVID-19.
COVID-19 update for registrants. AIVC and ASHRAE continue to monitor the COVID-19 outbreak. At this time, preparations for the Athens IAQ 2020 Conference are moving forward as planned – authors are writing papers to be reviewed, workshops are being organized … Continue reading →
We are pleased to announce that the proceedings & slides of the 2019 AIVC- TightVent-venticool joint Conference “From energy crisis to sustainable indoor climate – 40 years of AIVC” held on 15-16 October 2019 in Ghent, Belgium are now available to download for FREE on AIVC’s Bibliographic Database, AIRBASE. All related documents can be found and downloaded here:
We are happy to announce that the AIVC released a new collection of papers linked to ventilative cooling and published during the period of 2012 to 2019! The collection includes 212papers presented at AIVC & venticool annual conferences and publications produced by the IEA-EBC annex 62 ‘ventilative cooling’. The collection is freely accessible at:
Thursday 26th March 2020, 15:00-16:30 (CET) The current development in building energy efficiency towards nZEB buildings represents a number of new challenges to design and construction. One of these major challenges is the increased need for cooling in these highly … Continue reading →