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AIVC proudly announces the creation of Indoor Environment Global Alliance

AIVC and the 5 other founding members (AiCARR, AIHA, ASHRAE, ISHRAE and REHVA) is proud to announce the creation of the Indoor Environmental Quality Global Alliance (IEQ-GA) association registered in Brussels. The mission of the IEQ-GA is to promote and advocate for indoor climate and health in buildings. Indoor environmental quality is a multidisciplinary domain involving, among others, architects, engineers, industrial/occupational hygienists, health sector specialists.


IEQ-GA is now a non for profit organisation

We are pleased to announce that the Indoor Environmental Quality – Global Alliance (IEQ-GA) has become a legal entity and a not for profit organisation.


The official inauguration took place during the AIVC conference on Tuesday October 15th, 2019.


More information will follow soon. Stay tuned!




AIVC Newsletter issue #16 – September 2019 now available

The September 2019 issue of the AIVC newsletter has just been released. This issue provides an overview of the centre’s latest achievements and initiatives i.e. information on past and future events, new publications, feedback on on-going AIVC projects and many more. Specific contents include:


Call for abstracts for the 41st AIVC – ASHRAE IAQ joint Conference

The 41st AIVC & ASHRAE IAQ joint Conference “IAQ 2020: Indoor Environmental Quality Performance Approaches Transitioning from IAQ to IEQ” will be held from the 14th to the 16th of September 2020 in Athens, Greece together with the 9th TightVent and the 7th venticool conferences. Abstract submission is now open and due December 9, 2019.


Conference topics include: 



EBC News June 2019

The latest issue of the International Energy Agency's Energy in Buildings and Communities (IEA-EBC) Programme newsletter has been released. The June 2019 edition features articles on: Building Energy Futures for Belgium; A New EBC Strategy to Tackle a Growing Challenge; LowEx Communities - Optimised Performance of Energy Supply Systems with Exergy Principles; Energy Flexible Buildings; HVAC Energy Calculations in Building Codes; and New EBC International Projects.



AIVC 2019 Conference, 15 -16 October 2019, Ghent

Registration is still open for the 40th AIVC conference: “From Energy crisis to sustainable indoor climate – 40 years of AIVC" to be held on October 15-16, 2019 in Ghent, Belgium together with the 8th TightVent and the 6th venticool conferences.


More than 100 papers have been accepted for presentation at the conference.



venticool newsletter issue #14 – June 2019 now available

The fourteenth issue of the venticool newsletter (June, 2019) has just been released. Specific contents include:


IEA-EBC launches Annual Report 2018

The annual report of 2018 of the International Energy Agency’s Energy in Buildings and Communities (IEA-EBC) Programme has just been released. This report presents an overview of progress made by the EBC Programme, including summaries of new, ongoing and recently completed projects. More specifically, contents include:


23 May, 2019 - AIVC webinar on kitchen ventilation

AIVC organized the webinar “New Perspectives on Kitchen Ventilation” held on Thursday 23 May 2019 at 16:00-17:30 (CET). The  webinar discussed kitchen venting, including measurements of contaminants that are emitted from cooking, discussions of kitchen exhaust ventilation system performance and guidance on best practices for kitchen ventilation.


Presentations & Speakers included:


TightVent newsletter issue #16 – May 2019 now available

The 16th issue of the TightVent newsletter is now available! Specific contents include: