INIVE (International Network for Information on Ventilation and Energy Performance) was created in 2001. The main reason for founding INIVE was to set up a worldwide acting network of excellence in knowledge gathering and dissemination. At present, INIVE has as member organisations BBRI, CETIAT, CSTB, eERG, Ghent University, IBP-Fraunhofer, KU Leuven, NKUA, SINTEF, and TNO (www.inive.org) INIVE is coordinating and/or facilitating various international projects, e.g. AIVC, TightVent Europe, venticool and Dynastee. INIVE has also coordinated the ASIEPI project dealing with the evaluation of the implementation and impact of the EU Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, the QUALICHeCK project aiming towards improved compliance and quality of the works for better performing buildings, BUILD UP the European portal on Energy Efficiency and the EPBD feasiblity study 19a.