Energy Efficiency and Indoor Climate in Buildings is out!

This monthly online newspaper contains relevant information on the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre (AIVC)

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Venticool: The international platform for Ventilative Cooling

             

venticool releases new paper: “Overview of provisions for ventilative cooling within 8 European building energy performance regulations”

The venticool platform paper: “Overview of provisions for ventilative cooling within 8 European building energy performance regulations” is now available online. This study aimed to focus on regulatory measures taken or missing regarding ventilative cooling in several countries, which could either inspire developments in other countries or point out specific problems for the market uptake of this technology.

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Overview of provisions for ventilative cooling within 8 European building energy performance regulations

Ventilative cooling (VC) is a way to cool or to prevent overheating in a building by means of ventilation rates higher than hygienic ventilation rates. To this end, natural (such as windows, vents, louvers) as well mechanical (extract or supply fans) ventilation devices can be used.