06-10-2014 | EU

Around 150 participants attended the joint 35th AIVC- 4th TightVent– 2nd venticool joint conference held in Poznań, Poland September 24-25, 2014!

The programme consisted of 3 parallel sessions with contributions from 27 countries and international organizations. Over 100 presentations were given covering topics ranging from ventilative cooling and thermal comfort, air infiltration through leaks in the building envelope and ductwork and ventilation in relation to IAQ and health . It has also been a major discussion place for on-going projects and initiatives such as the IEA EBC annex 62, the QUALICHeCK project and platform, theventicool and TightVent Europe platforms, the newly formed Indoor Environmental Quality – Global Alliance (IEQ-GA), etc., based on presentations of results and perspectives as well as fruitful interactions with the audience.

This year’s specific sessions included:

For ventilative cooling issues:

  • Ventilative cooling and Annex 62
  • Comfort in sustainable buildings

For airtightness issues:

  • Quality issues in airtightness testing
  • Durability of airtightness
  • Ductwork airtightness in new and renovated buildings

For “Ventilation, indoor air quality and health” issues:

  • Demand-controlled ventilation strategies for residential/commercial buildings
  • EPBD ventilation standards & regulations

For “other” ventilation related issues:

  • Residential cooker hoods and kitchen ventilation
  • Integrated design - MaTrID project

More information will follow soon including summaries of the ventilative cooling & airtightness tracks, so stay tuned!