27-28 March 2019, Symposium, Dublin, “Quality ventilation is the key to achieving low energy healthy buildings”
27 - | Dublin, Ireland
Dodder A, First Floor, RDS, Dublin 4
10:00 Europe/Brussels

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 energy healthy buildings " held on 27-28 March 2019 in Dublin, Ireland. The workshop took place at the RDS venue, close to Dublin City Centre.

The 2 day workshop provided a wealth of insights from experiences both nationally and internationally. It informed approach on ventilation as a key component of delivering both new buildings and deep retrofit low energy buildings.

Presentations & speakers (you may download the presentations from the table below):

Day 1: Ventilation for good indoor air quality (IAQ)
Welcome on behalf of SEAI John Randles, Head of Department, SEAIPdf
Overview of International Energy Agency activities related to energy in buildings Paul Ruyssevelt, Vice chair of ExCo, IEA TCP EBCPdf
Presentation of AIVC and ventilation related activities Peter Wouters, Manager, INIVE EEIGPdf
Overview of SEAI deep retrofit pilot programme and Research Development and Demonstration Fund  Conor Hanniffy, Brian McIntyre, SEAIPdf
Ventilative cooling - IEA TCP EBC annex 62 Maria Kolokotroni, Brunel University London/IEA TCP EBC annex 62Pdf
Health and wellbeing benefits from providing good indoor air quality Sani Dimitroulopoulou, Public Health EnglandPdf

Economics of indoor air quality (IAQ) 

Max Sherman, LBNLPdf

Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) in Irish Energy Efficient dwellings

Marie Coggins, James McGrath, NUIGPdf
New trends in ventilation systems - standardisation and specifications issues Marc Jardinier, Convenor, CEN TC 156 WG 2Pdf

New trends in ventilation systems and the impact on IAQ, energy performance and the installation fitter

Wouter Borsboom, TNOPdf
Day 2: Quality of Ventilation Systems
EPBD issues in relation to IAQ and ventilation and article 19a feasibility study Peter Wouters, Manager, INIVE EEIGPdf

The context in France that lead to the French task force on ventilation 

Gaëlle Guyot, CEREMAPdf

The context of the UK and recent studies into ventilation effectiveness 

Ian Mawditt, Four Walls ConsultantsPdf

Inspection of ventilation systems outside Europe 

Max Sherman, LBNLPdf

The context in Ireland - Changes to Irish regulations and inspection of ventilation systems 

Emmanuel Bourdin, Department of Housing, Planning and Local GovernmentPdf

Ventilation and building airtightness inspection schemes in Belgium 

Maarten De Strycker, BCCAPdf

Ventilation inspection schemes in France 

Adeline Melois, French Ministry for Ecology Pdf

Ductwork airtightness - why should we care and how to control it - a review 

Valérie Leprince, Independent Scientific Consultant, PLEIAQPdf

Evaluation of Low-Cost IAQ Monitors 

Iain Walker, LBNLPdf

Overheating risk analysis for NZEB in Irish Perspective 

Orla Coyle, SEAIPdf
Electronic voting of insightsPaul Martin, SEAIPdf

Conference Summary

Peter Rickaby, Rapporteur, UKCMB/ UCLPdf
Closing SEAIPdf