05-09-2022 |

The transition to climate neutrality has a large impact on the job of building and HVAC designers, manufacturers, installers, investors, etc. Renovating our building stock to make it more energy efficient is a huge task. Both research and practice prove that users have an important impact on this performance. Human-building interactions, like window opening, thermostat and solar shading usage, affect the performance of the building and HVAC systems. However, achieving climate neutrality is not only about the performance of (dumb) buildings, but also about promoting comfort and wellbeing of (smart) users.

This webinar wants to link building performance to human wellbeing. We will introduce you into cognitive buildings, let you rethink comfort and show how you can include user satisfaction.

This series of  webinars is organized by INIVE with the support of the international Active House Alliance,  and the venticool platform , and in cooperation with the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre.

Programme (CET)

  • 15:30 | Welcome & Introduction to venticool/AIVC – Active House, Hilde Breesch, KU Leuven/venticool, BE & Yves Lambert, Renson/Active House Alliance, Belgium
  • 15:40 | Rethinking comfort within human-building resilience, Marcel Schweiker, Universitätsklinikum Aachen, Germany
  • 15:55 | Cognitive buildings & active houses, Marco Imperadori, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • 16:10 | An occupant voting system for continuous feedback, Donya Sheikh Khan, Ramboll, Denmark
  • 16:25 | Active House Comfort score, Bas Hasselaar, DGMR, Netherlands
  • 16:40 | Questions and answers
  • 16:50 | End of the webinar

For further information please click here

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