Building airtightness tests have become very common in many countries, either to comply with minimum requirements of regulations or programmes, or to justify input values in calculation methods. Thus, it has become very important to understand and quantify the reliability of these tests. According to the present ISO 9972 standard, the zero-flow pressure shall not exceed 5 Pa for the test to be valid.
The AIVC holds a conference each year in September/October, a workshop in March/April and several webinars, covering a wide range of topics in the field of infiltration and ventilation in buildings. The conferences and workshops take place in one of the AIVC participating countries. Since 1980, the AIVC annual conferences have been an international meeting point for presenting and discussing major developments and results regarding infiltration and ventilation in buildings.
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[COVID-19 update] Because of COVID-19 uncertainty of conditions to hold a face-to-face conference in Athens in September 2021, ASHRAE and AIVC decided to postpone the conference an