The 23rd AIVC and Epic 2002 Conference (in conjunction with 3rd European Conference on Energy Performance and Indoor Climate in Buildings), Energy efficient and healthy buildings in sustainable cities", was held in Lyon, France, 23-26 October 2002.

Contains 149 papers 

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Studies on buildings have shown that airtightness and insulation increased in family buildings and detached houses too, due to new thermal regulations.
Boulanger X.
This theoretical paper studies of the interaction between air curtains system and purging dilution systems in a real urban underground railway station in order to find the best design to reduce concentration of polluting gas toward adjoining envir
Gugliermetti F., Santarpia L. , Zori G.
A research project is designed to evaluate different aspects affecting human comfort in an architectural space. One of the basic parts of the research project is the evaluation of the auditory, visual and thermal comfort.
GedikG.Z., Ünver R., Karabiber Z.
In this paper, a literature survey on rectangular and round ventilation ducts is presented. The comparison is based on two important aspects: pressure drop and noise radiation.
Hassan O.A.B., Yue Z.
The natural ventilation potential (NVP) is the possibility, or probability, to ensure anacceptable indoor air quality by natural ventilation only.
Germano M., Roulet C.A., Allard F., Ghiaus C.
It is well understood that there are many sick professional buildings in use all over the world. Most of them are sited in or near the center of large cities where the ambient atmospheric conditions are not good.
Asimakopoulos D.N., Helmis C.G.
Noise measurements were made at 10 locations in ‘canyon’ streets in Athens with aspect ratio (height/width) varying from 3:1 to 1:1.
Nicol F., Wilson M., Shelton J.
Ventilation is one of the most important measures to dilute indoor air pollutants.
Hiroshi Yoshino 1 , Joonghoon Lee 1 and Jun Wada 2
This study included the IAQ survey concentrated on particle levels in the library store (area of 1000 m 2 and having books or journals over 100 000 pieces in total) at the basement.
Halonen R., Korhonen E., Keskikuru T., Liisa K., Reiman M., Kokotti H.
Energy conservation represents a main concern for the environmental, economical and social problems. In this field, educational buildings are large consumer of energy and in many countries need retrofits.
Adra N, Cantin R, Guarracino G
Basis of this work was the question of the formation of air flows in ventilated test rooms with regard to wall influences.
Heschl Ch., Fesharaki M., Geyer J., Kelz A
Winner of First Prize in the 2 nd Commonwealth Inter-school Design Competition organised by theCommonwealth Association of Architects (CAA), 1991. The winning design was a pair of houses with wind towers.
Frendo J.
Insufficient concern about energy efficiency during the design and/or the operation of a building is the main reason for the high energy consumption of existing buildings.
Froehlich S, Wagner A, Wambsganß M, Schlums M
The needle heat exchanger (acts as a pre filter EU3) was installed in front of the glass fiber used as a fine filter (EU7) in the supply air chamber.
Halonen R., Kokotti H., Kujanpää L, Keskikuru T., Reiman M.
More than three quarters of all consumed energy in buildings are used for heating, ventilation and sanitary hot water preparation.
Medved S.,l Arkar C., Domjan S., Cerne B.
The fine filter (EU7) was included in the ventilation system which operated at full capacity only during working days.
Kokotti H., Halonen R., Kujanpää L., Keskikuru T., Lehtimäki M., Taipale A., Reiman M.
The Portuguese National Museum for Archaeology is undergoing an expansion and retrofitting. It is currently housed in one of the most important ancient monuments in Portugal: the Monastery of Jernimos.
Maldonado E.,Quinta P. and Jesus M.
The White Paper on renewable Energy states that the total energy requirements in thedomestic sector could be reduced by 50% in EU until the year 2010, half of which could be accounts for by introducing passive and active solar technologies in buil
Doukas P. , Santamouris M.
Within an Italian Experimental Programme an interdisciplinary research for the retrofitting of some residential buildings in the surrounding of Florence has been carried out.
Raffellini G, Carletti C, Sciurpi F.
This paper outlines the Europrosper project whose objectives are to :1.
Cohen R., Bordass W., Field J., Francis A.