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Register now for the AIVC webinar on smart ventilation

The AIVC is organising the webinar: "IAQ sensors for smart ventilation of buildings" to be held on Tuesday 6 March 2018, 15:00-16:30 (Brussels time, CET).


The objective of this AIVC webinar is:

  • to show an overview of the available low cost sensors for indoor air measurements (particulates, VOCs, CO2);
  • to present results of two recent laboratory and on site evaluations of some sensors;
  • to assess their applicability to ventilation system control.


Presentations and speakers:


Save the date for our webinar on smart ventilation - 6 March 2018, 15:00-16:30 (CET)

Mark your calendars for the upcoming webinar on IAQ sensors for smart ventilation of buildings on 6 March 2018 at 15:00-16:30 (CET).


Presentations and speakers include:

  • Evaluating particulate sensors for IAQ controls, Iain Walker (LBNL, USA)
  • Assessment of particulates and VOCs low-cost sensors, Laure Mouradian (CETIAT, France)


Registration will open soon so stay tuned!



Ductwork Airtightness Webinar – Recordings & slides now available!

The recordings and the slides of our recent webinar: “Ductwork airtightness: Standardisation’s on- going work and an overview of status and trends in Sweden, Japan, Spain and Portugal” organised in cooperation with TightVent Europe and the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre, are now available online here. Check them out!



The IEA-EBC Programme is an international energy research and innovation programme in the buildings and communities field. It enables collaborative R&D projects among its 24 member countries. We provide:

  • High quality scientific reports
  • Summary information for policy makers

High Priority Research Themes include:

  • Integrated planning and building design
  • Building energy systems
  • Building envelope
  • Community scale methods
  • Real building energy use

Call for abstracts for the 39th AIVC conference

The 39th AIVC conference "Smart ventilation for buildings" will be held on 18 and 19 September 2018 in Antibes Juan-Les-Pins, France, together with the 7th TightVent and the 5th venticool conferences. 

Abstract submission is now open at:

For further information on registration etc. please visit the conference website at:


Register now for the TightVent webinar on ductwork airtightness

Ductwork airtightness: Standardisation’s on- going work and an overview of status and trends in Sweden, Japan, Spain and Portugal


Thursday 25 January 2018, 09:00-10:30 (Brussels time, CET)


The objective of this webinar is:

  • to demonstrate the importance of ductwork airtightness;
  • to give information on standardisation’s on-going works at CEN and ISO on this subject ;and
  • to give an overview of status and trends in Sweden, Japan, Spain and Portugal.



venticool newsletter issue #11 – December 2017 now available

The eleventh issue of the venticool newsletter (December, 2017) is now available for download.

Specific contents include:


Feedback from the AIVC 2017 conference: Summary of the ventilative cooling track

The joint 38th AIVC, 6th TightVent and 4th venticool Conference on ‘Ventilating Healthy Low-energy Buildings' was held in Nottingham, UK, 13-14 September 2017. The programme consisted of plenary sessions and 3 parallel tracks, one devoted to Ventilative Cooling in four sessions (20 papers) and 17 papers in poster sessions. Two sessions were topical, proposed by IEA EBC Annex 62, plus one discussion session.  One topical session focused on case-studies [6, 18, 23-25] including houses, offices, a large space and shopping malls.


Ventilating healthy low-energy buildings (Book of Proceedings)

The Proceedings of the 38th AIVC Conference "Ventilating healthy low-energy buildings", held in Nottingham, UK, 13-14 September 2017.

Feedback from the AIVC 2017 conference

The airtightness track at the AIVC 2017 conference consisted of 23 presentations organised in 5 sessions of which 3 were topical sessions with a number of invited presentations. Most of the airtightness topics in the call for papers for the conference were represented in the papers in the airtightness track: