Upcoming Webinars

20
Jun
2024
In recent years ventilation system design has seen a shift from design methods based on prescribed flow rates and standard lay outs, towards performance-based approaches which offer opportunities for smart ventilation concepts by considering what ventilation should achieve in terms of indoor air quality and energy efficiency.

Past Webinars

26
Mar
2024
Occupants use windows to control their thermal comfort and indoor air quality (IAQ). However, occupants often have to make a compromise between thermal, acoustic and visual comfort, IAQ and energy...
21
Mar
2024
Ventilative cooling emerges to be a key element in the strategy to meet the cooling demand in buildings while cutting the CO2 emissions. Ventilative cooling also enhances thermal comfort and...
12
Feb
2024
There have worldwide been many activities during and after the COVID-19 pandemic to develop guidelines, standards, or new regulations to decrease the risk of cross contamination in the indoor...
26
Jan
2024
Building airtightness tests are now required or promoted in more and more countries, in particular for residential buildings. However, airtightness tests in high-rise buildings remain particularly...
12
Dec
2023
A smart ventilation system is able to continually adjust itself to provide the desired IAQ while minimizing energy use, utility bills, thermal discomfort and noise. A smart ventilation system is also...
19
Jun
2023
A pressurization test with a blower door fan is the most widely accepted and used method to evaluate the airtightness of a building, but it presents some drawbacks. Alternative methodologies have...
09
May
2023
Significant discrepancies have been observed among European countries, regarding the building and ductwork airtightness trends, attributed to differences between national policies, building practices...
04
May
2023
Significant discrepancies have been observed among European countries, regarding the building and ductwork airtightness trends, attributed to differences between national policies, building practices...
12
Jan
2023
Our bodies need good rest and sleep as part of regular recuperation to enable us to perform our normal activities in life.  Sleep is an integral part of human life and the importance and...
12
Dec
2022
Personal Environmental Control System (PECS) with the functions of heating, cooling, ventilation, lighting and acoustic has advantages of controlling the localized environment at occupant’s...
29
Nov
2022
Ventilation represents a very high part of the building’s energy load. Increased envelope protection combined with the significant increase of the ambient temperature, turn ventilation into one...
15
Nov
2022
The transition to climate neutrality has a large impact on the job of building and HVAC designers, manufacturers, installers, investors, etc. Renovating our building stock to make it more energy...
07
Nov
2022
Worldwide, there is an increasing number of publications related to air cleaning and there is an increasing sale of gas phase air cleaning products. This puts a demand for verifying the influence of...
20
Sep
2022
Well-insulated and air-tight buildings are known to be vulnerable to overheating. An increase in the severity and duration of heatwaves is expected, resulting in more severe overheating risks,...
13
Sep
2022
Well-insulated and air-tight buildings are known to be vulnerable to overheating. An increase in the severity and duration of heatwaves is expected, resulting in more severe overheating risks,...
07
Jun
2022
IEA Energy in Buildings and Communities (EBC) research projects are helping to substantially reduce energy demands in buildings and fully exploit renewable energy sources. With a focus on Germany,...
31
May
2022
Well-insulated and air-tight buildings are known to be vulnerable to overheating. An increase in the severity and duration of heatwaves is expected, resulting in more severe overheating risks,...
10
May
2022
Well-insulated and air-tight buildings are known to be vulnerable to overheating. An increase in the severity and duration of heatwaves is expected, resulting in more severe overheating risks,...
30
Nov
2021
In the context of energy use reduction, low energy buildings are becoming more widespread. This kind of construction requires a good envelope airtightness to prevent uncontrolled leakages of...
23
Nov
2021
In this webinar, we addressed the opportunities offered by smart ventilation strategies, which include a wide range of systems depending on the type of sensing parameters (CO2, humidity, occupancy,...

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