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18-19 May 2023,AIVC Workshop, Tokyo, “Towards high quality, low-carbon ventilation in airtight buildings”
NILIM and BRI of Japan, together with the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre (AIVC) organised a workshop entitled “Towards high quality, low-carbon ventilation in airtight buildings"...
27-28 March 2019, Symposium, Dublin, “Quality ventilation is the key to achieving low energy healthy buildings”
Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) together with the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre (AIVC) organised a symposium entitled " Quality ventilation is the key to achieving low...
11 April, 2018, Workshop, Brussels - Building energy performance assessment and quality assurance based on in-situ measurements
In order to reduce the energy use of buildings, policy makers impose stringent requirements with regard to energy performance of new buildings and renovated buildings, and the use of renewable...
Aiming to inform Australian researchers and engineers on recent developments in the field of ventilation technologies, the workshop gave international experts visiting Australia the opportunity to...
19-20 March 2018, Workshop, Wellington (NZ) - Towards higher-performing buildings: The role of airtightness and ventilation
The objective of this AIVC workshop was to discuss and identify ways to improve the quality of our homes with respect to airtightness and ventilation, as well as discussing the impact suboptimal...
23 October 2017, International Workshop, Brussels, “Ventilative cooling in buildings: now & in the future”
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...
14-15 March 2017, Workshop, Brussels - Is ventilation the answer to indoor air quality control in buildings? Do we need performance-based approaches?
Indoor exposure to contaminants should be minimized to avoid adverse health and comfort effects. Experience shows that this qualitative statement is difficult to translate into measurable terms, such...
The objective of this workshop was to discuss and identify ways to better secure the compliance of renewable heating and cooling product data, as well as the quality of installed systems,...
15 December 2016, Workshop, Brussels - Performance of thermal insulation in low energy buildings and advanced building renovation projects
The objective of this workshop was to discuss and identify ways to improve the quality of installed insulation systems as well as to (better) secure the compliance of product and system data, thereby...
09-10 March 2016, Workshop, Athens - 2nd QUALICHeCK Workshop: Voluntary and regulatory frameworks to improve quality and compliance of solar control, cool roofs and ventilative cooling
The 2nd QUALICHeCK Workshop took place in Athens, Greece, on 9-10 March 2016, and focused on sustainable summer comfort technologies. Within the context of compliance and quality, topics covered...
16-17 March 2015, Workshop, Lund –Voluntary and Regulatory Frameworks to Improve Quality and Compliance of ventilation and airtightness
Although ventilation and airtightness are covered in most countries by various regulations focussed on energy performance and/or indoor air quality, the effectiveness of these regulations is often...
18-19 March 2014, Workshop, Brussels - Quality of Methods for Measuring Ventilation and Air Infiltration in Buildings
There is a trend to perform more ventilation and air infiltration measurements in buildings, either to strengthen commissioning procedures or to learn from field data. This trend is stronger in...
18-19 April 2013, Workshop, Washington DC - Building and Ductwork Airtightness: Design, Implementation, Control and Durability: Feedback from Practice and Perspectives
The workshop included presentations from several countries on a variety of issues, approaches and solutions in their different contexts. Presentations emphasized recent developments on test...
The current development in building energy efficiency towards nearly zero energy buildings represents a number of new challenges to design and construction of buildings. One of the major new...
18-19 March 2013, Workshop, Brussels - Securing the quality of ventilation systems in residential buildings: status and perspectives
While it is generally accepted that a ventilation system in a building—whether natural, mechanical or hybrid—is needed to provide acceptable indoor air quality and prevent building...
The energy and environmental challenges ahead of us are tremendous; a reduction of the heat flow through opaque building elements remains a top priority. This is not only the case for new buildings...
28-29 March 2012, Workshop, Brussels - Achieving relevant and durable airtightness levels: status, options and progress needed
Adequate ventilation as well as good envelope and ductwork airtightness represent a specific challenge for new or renovated nearly zero-energy buildings. Alone, they can represent over 50% of a...
30-31 March 2011, Workshop, Brussels -Full scale test facilities for evaluation of energy and hygrothermal performances
Ambitious targets on transforming the building stock into a highly energy efficient and low carbon environment demand also very performing scientific tools for the evaluation of the energy...
The workshop highlighted the status, classical approaches and new concepts covering areas where intelligent analysis techniques can be used for the following topics: Energy...
14-15 June 2010, Workshop, Brussels - Large scale national implementation plans for building airtightness assessment : a must for 2020!
Many countries will between 2015 and 2020 have regulations imposing requirements for new buildings which are near-zero energy targets. This has major consequences: Such strategies will for most...