The 29th AIVC Conference, Advanced building ventilation and environmental technology for addressing climate change issues, was held in Kyoto, Japan, 14-16 October 2008.

Contains 165 papers 

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This paper gives the status on the regulation on ventilation in the different regions of Belgium for residential and non residential buildings.
S. Prieus, N. Heijmans, C. Delmotte, P. Van den Bossche, D. Wuyts
In recent years, the insulation and air-tightnesslevels of newly constructed houses in Japanhave been improved for purpose of energysaving. However, a reduced design of airpermeability (i.e.
Yoshino, H.
According to the definition, passive houses inEurope meet a target energy demand for heatingof less than 15 kWh per square meter and peryear.
E. Mlecnik, S. Van Loon, E. Hasselaar
Recently post-occupancy evaluation is oftenused to know the actual performance of socalledenergy saving building components andto compare with simulated performance. Inreality, the occupants choice how to achievecomfortable conditions, e.g.
Schweiker, M.; Shukuya, M.
This paper discusses the possibility of asimple solar hot water pre-heating system fordomestic hot water supply. In Japan, the fossilfuel use for hot water supply amounts to about30% of the total in residential buildings.
Hoshino, Y.; Shukuya, M.
It is believed that one method of maltingeffective use of energy is the sharing ofhydrogen energy or heat and electricityproduced by cogeneration systems at multiplefacilities in the community.
Kuwasawa, Y.; Momota, M.; Mitsumori, M.
An investigation to understand the actual conditionsof smoking spaces was conducted, and itbecame clear that the introduction of a highlyefficientventilation system is necessary, in additionto the securing of a sufficient ventilationvolume.
Endo, T.; Kurabuchi, T.
This paper describes the history and background of the ventilation requirements. Thepaper starts with an overview of existinginternational requirements.
de Gids, W.
Energy consumed in the Canadian residential sector for space cooling has more than doubled from 1990 to 2002. Cooling requirements, expressed by cooling degree-days have also increased.
B. Ouazia, H. Barhoun, K. Haddad
A push-pull fume cupboard is a device to capture chemical vapors in a laboratory or a factory.
Chern, M.-J.; Lee, C.-Y.
This study aims to derive design data of thesupply chilled water temperature and water flowrate for the radiant floor cooling system inKorean residential buildings.
S-H. Baek, M-S. Shin, C-H. Jeong, J-Y. Lee, M-S. Yeo, K-W. Kim
This paper presents a design method to definethe settings of HVAC systems in order toprovide thermal comfort in high MRTenvironment in hot climates.
L.M. Monteiro, D. Costola, A.P. Shimomura, J. Goncalves
A radiant heating applied to floor, so called'Ondol', is a traditional heating method in Koreaand has been widely used.
W.J. Hwang, Y.M. Kim, J.Y. Sohn
People who become too warm or too cool willadjust their clothing or reset building controls(windows, blinds, fans, thermostats) with theainz of restoring comfort or reducingdiscomfort, if they are free to do so.
Humphreys, M.A.; Rijal, H.B.; Nicol, J.F.; Tuohy, P.
Conflation of computational fluid dynamics(CFD) and building energy simulation (BES)has been used in recent years in order toimprove the estimation of surface coefficientsfor studies on thermal comfort, mold growthand other performance aspects of
Mirsadeghi, M.; Blocken, B.; Hensen, J.L.M.
Energy-efficient building design often makes use of night-time ventilation or thermal slab activation. The quality of the design tools used depends on the quality of the empirical valuesused within them such as heat transfer coefficients.
Hudjetz, S.; Koenigsdorff, R.; Rees, S.J.; Cook, M.J.
The aim of this paper is to have a generaldiscussion of the status regarding energybuilding codes in relation to TAQ concerns.First, there is a brief discussion of the trends inenergy regulations and in IAQ concerns.
P. Wouters, C. Delmotte, P. Van den Bossche, N. Heijmans
Translucent thermal insulation walls forJapanese houses have been designed to allowsolar radiation and daylight to pass through thewalls into the house (Fig.
Kitadani, Y.; Suzuki, H.; Kihara, M.; Iwata, T.
This field work was conducted in Wuhan in2007 summer to investigate local residents'thermal adaptation.
X. Yan, Y. Han
In the desiccant dehumidifier using adsorbentsuch as silica gel and zeolite, outdoor moist airis dehumidified in adsorbent.
Y. Momoi, R. Yoshie, A. Satake, H. Yoshino

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