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Energy Efficiency and Indoor Climate in Buildings is out!

Energy Efficiency and Indoor Climate in Buildings has just been released. This monthly online newspaper contains relevant information on the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre (AIVC), the international platform on ventilative cooling (venticool) & IEA EBC annex 62-ventilative cooling, the building and ductwork airtightness platform (TightVent Europe) & EU relevant information .

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IEA EBC approves extension for AIVC (2017-2021)

On June 9, the executive committee of the IEA Technical Collaboration Programme Buildings and Communities (EBC TCP), previously called the implementing agreement on buildings and Communities, approved a new extension period for the AIVC for the period 2017 till 2021, i.e. a 5 years extension.

 

During this new period, no radical changes in the overall operation of the AIVC is foreseen but, of course, there will be an evolution in the priorities for the AIVC.

 

8 specific topics of interest have been identified, i.e.:

 

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TN 68: Residential Ventilation and Health

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.

AIVC 2015 Conference - Abstract submission open

The abstract submission of the 36th AIVC Conference is now open.

Deadline for Abstract submission is March 27, 2015

Registration information will follow soon so stay tuned.

Please visit the conference website at:  http://www.aivc.org/event/23-24-september-2015-conference-madrid-36th-aivc-conference

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35th AIVC conference in Poznań, Poland!

The 35th AIVC conference 'Ventilation and airtightness in transforming the building stock to high performance' will be held in Poznan, Poland, 24-25 September, 2014 in conjunction with the 2nd venticool conference and the 4th TightVent conference. Best papers will be considered for publication in a special issue of the “International Journal of Ventilation”.

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New AIVC website on-line!

We are pleased to present you the new AIVC website. Since 2001, the AIVC website had the same look and feel and we thought it was time for a fundamental change. We hope that this new website will please you.

 

In addition to the new look and feel, some of the major changes are:

  • More interactive website with easier navigation
  • More powerful search engine for AIRBASE
  • Home page with highlights on news, events and publications

 

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AIVC Newsletter issue #14 – September 2018 now available

The September issue of the AIVC newsletter has just been released.

 

Contents include:

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Recordings and slides of EBC Annex 68 webinar now available

The recordings and the slides of our latest webinar "Using Metal Oxide Semiconductor (MOS) sensors to measure Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) for ventilation control" held on 4 September, 2018 and jointly organised with the IEA EBC Annex 68 “Indoor Air Quality Design and Control in Low Energy Residential Buildings”  are now available online at: 

 

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venticool publishes new report on ventilative cooling!

venticool has just released a new report in the context of IEA EBC Annex 62 ventilative cooling.

This background report Status and recommendations for better implementation of ventilative cooling in standards, legislation and compliance tools, presents insights on recommendations into how ventilative cooling is integrated in EN standards, ISO standards, national standards, national legislation and national compliance tools. It is intended for building designers, builders and experts working with building energy performance standards, legislation and compliance tools.

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