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Insulating materials and certification.

Describes the French ACERMI Certification governing thermal insulation. It aims at setting competition between products according to objective bases on both a national and international level; making it possible for the users to select products easily and under optimal saving conditions; and ensuring them, without their having to check, that the product delivered to them has the characteristics expected.

5th AIC Conference: The implementation and effectiveness of air infiltration standards in buildings (Book of Proceedings)

Twenty one papers presented at the fifth AIVC Conference as follows: Review of building airtightness and ventilation standards; IEA Annex IX Minimum ventilation rates - Survey and outlook; A standard for minimum ventilation; Airtightness standards for buildings - the Canadian experience and future plans; Better airtightness: Better or worse ventilation?; Energy performance standards regarding air infiltration of buildings in Switzerland; Description of ASHRAE's proposed airtightness standard; Air quality issues in ventilation standards; Air leakage or controlled ventilation?; Development of