This paper gives the status on the regulation on ventilation in the different regions of Belgium for residential and non residential buildings.
29th AIVC Conference - Kyoto,Japan - 14-16 October 2008
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
A Study on Thermal environment of the Raised-Floor Ondol with aVentilation System at an Apartrnent | 2008 | English
A radiant heating applied to floor, so called'Ondol', is a traditional heating method in Koreaand has been widely used.
A Case Study of Energy Consumption and Indoor Environment in a WoodConstructed Office Building | 2008 | English
In this study, field measurements andinvestigations have been carried out tounderstand the energy consumption and indoorenvironment of a sustainable designed officebuilding.
The effect of downdraft spoilers is questioned.CFD results are presented for a large atriumequipped with downdraft spoilers ("obstacles")to counteract downdraft from glazed faqades.Simulations are in addition presented for oneandtwo-story test roo
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.
Allowing for thermal comfort in free-running buildings in the newEuropean Standard EN 1 525 1 | 2008 | English
This paper describes some qf the thinking behind the thermal comfort provisions of the new European Standard EN1 525 1 (CEN:2007) for free-running buildings. This standard deals with all aspects on the indoor environment.
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.
Study the Thermal Effect of Ceiling-mounted Light Fixturesfor a Displacement Ventilation System | 2008 | English
This paper investigates the thermal effect of ceiling-mounted light fixtures for a displacement ventilation system. The influence of fluorescent lainps on a ceiling is examined by computational fluid dynamics and experimental methods.
In the desiccant dehumidifier using adsorbentsuch as silica gel and zeolite, outdoor moist airis dehumidified in adsorbent.
Experimental study was conducted onimproving air-conditioners' energy efficiencyusing hydroponic roof plants. The air-coolingeffect caused by the solar-shading andtranspiration of hydroponic-cultivated sweatpotato was measured.
Condensation and mold growth risks on interior surface of a corner wall in anapartment | 2008 | English
The paper presents the results of mold growthrislzs in a corner wall near an entrance door inan apartment house. The corner wall isrecognized as a trouble spot for condensationand mold risk in apartment buildings.
Thermal and Air Quality Environment in Elementary SchoolClassrooms Equipped with Air-Conditioning System for Cooling | 2008 | English
An investigation was performed in a middle-corridor-type elementary school in Tolcyo, Japan, equipped with an air-conditioning system for cooling.Temperatures and C02 concentrations weremeasured in classrooms, corridors and outdoors.Visual inspect
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Experimental Investigations of the Turbulent Mixing Process and theReynolds-Stress Anisotropy Tensor in Ventilated Rooms | 2008 | English
In the past various experimental investigationsabout room airflows were published.
Comparison of Physical and Psychological Aspects of Light and Heat Radiation Brought by Daylighting | 2008 | English
This paper describes the merit of daylighting bycomparing the physical and psychologicalaspects of light and heat radiation.
According to the definition, passive houses inEurope meet a target energy demand for heatingof less than 15 kWh per square meter and peryear.
Comparison of imagined and real behaviors in relation to active coolingmethods under Japanese summer conditions | 2008 | English
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.
Energy Consumption Pattern in Commercial Buildings to Be Used for Assessing Various Community Energy Systems | 2008 | English
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.
Air tightness is an important property ofbuilding envelopes. It is a key factor indetermining infiltration and related wallperformanceproperties such as indoor airquality, maintainability and moisturebalance. Air leakage in U.S.
Study on evaluation of ventilation effectiveness of occupied space in smokingroom with the highly-efficient ventilation system | 2008 | English
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.