This position paper gives a brief overview of opportunities and challenges for ventilative cooling solutions both:
This section includes a selection of key publications from our projects. To access the full lists of publications we would like to encourage you to visit our projects’ websites by clicking on their logos above.
Developing resilient ventilative cooling for better comfort and energy savings in buildings | 2020 | English | 3 pp
Technical study on the possible introduction of inspection of stand-alone ventilation systems in buildings | 2020 | English | 400 pp
Article 19a of Directive 2018/844, includes the requirement for the Commission to perform, before 2020, a feasibility study to clarify the possibilities and timeline for introducing two aspects in order to improve buildings’ energy performance: -
In March 2017, AIVC identified smart ventilation for buildings as a new and important topic to be addressed.
QUALICHeCK Source Book for improved compliance of Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) of buildings | 2017 | English | 102 pp
Practical experience shows that it is challenging to implement a robust compliance and enforcement framework for Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) for buildings.
QUALICHeCK, Source book on Guidelines for better enforcement of quality of the works | 2017 | English | 88 pp
New buildings, as well as the renovated building stock, should aim not just for good energy performance but also for good quality of the works, as this is a prerequisite for high building energy performance.
Exposures in homes constitute the major part of exposures to airborne pollutants experienced through the human lifetime. They can constitute from 60 to 95% of our total lifetime exposures, of which 30% occurs when we sleep.
This report gives an overview to the design principles and construction methods for building airtightness.
Building airtightness: A critical review of testing, reporting and quality schemes in 10 countries | 2012 | English | 30 pp
This report gives a critical review of steps taken in 10 countries (Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Netherlands, Japan, Sweden, UK, USA) with regard to testing and reporting schemes as well as overall quality approaches to improve buil
The final recommendations of the ASIEPI project: How to make EPB-regulations more effective? | 2010 | English | 122 pp
Issues such as compliance with European legislation on the energy performance of buildings, the inter-comparison of building energy performance across Europe, plus specific topics such as thermal bridges, summer comfort, ventilation and the use of
During the final phase of the ASIEPI project on Assessment and Improvement of the EPBD Impact, the idea of producing a book which presents the major findings from this project was launched.