In 2003 the new extension of the German Museum of Technology (Deutsches Technikmuseum, Berlin), which comprises around 12,000 m?? of exhibition space was completed as a low-energy building.
30th AIVC Conference - Berlin,Germany - 1-2 October 2009
The 30th AIVC Conference, Trends in High Performance Buildings and the Role of Ventilation, was held in Berlin, Germany, 1-2 October 2009.
Contains 48 papers
Saving Heating and Cooling Energy by Sub-soil Conditioning of Supply Air at the German Museum of Technology | 2009 | English
The paper provides the results of monitoring on the specifics of indoor air quality in Latvian dwellingbuildings.
Passive cooling of buildings is one of the energy-saving measures that can be employed in climateswith predominantly sensible cooling loads.
Holistic Assessment Toolkit on Energy Efficient Retrofit Measures for Government Buildings (EnERGo) | 2009 | English
The Annex 46, within the IEA ECBCS programme, is meant to influence the decision making processin the retrofit of public and governmental buildings that determines the use of energy-saving measures in building retrofits.
The ventilation system in nursery buildings requires particular care to guarantee the safety of children[1,2].
Optimization of air tightness and night ventilation for Passive houses in Italian climates under Fanger and Adaptive comfort models | 2009 | English
In Central and Northern Europe several thousands homes conform to the Passivhaus standard havebeen built.
There is worldwide plea to reduce carbon emission. Several governments in East Asia recently have responded by setting higher indoor temperatures in summer.
Data-based mechanistic modelling of indoor temperature distributions based on energy input | 2009 | English
Energy used for building heating, ventilating and air conditioning contributes to a great share in thetotal energy consumption worldwide.
Due to increasing interest in indoor air quality and demand controlled ventilation in buildings aiming at energy and cost saving, as well as health and comfort aspects, the objective of our work has been the development of a reliable, low cost too
Comparing Energy Performance requirement levels among Member States of Europe (EU ASIEPI project) | 2009 | English
For outsiders, a national energy performance (EP) requirement level is quite a black box.
This paper analyzes some important aspects toward changing energy paradigma in urban area.To that aim it is important to act synergically on three sides of the energy system:- Demand side: by reducing energy demand;- Supply side: by optimizing gen
Experimentation of Hybrid Ventilation in Carnegie Mellon University's Intelligent Workplace, Pittsburgh, PA | 2009 | English
The Center for Building Performances and Diagnostics of Carnegie Mellon University is experimenting with Hybrid Ventilation in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, to evaluate the potential energy savings of this technique in a region where there are ma
Ventilation in schools is very important as it has a direct relation to health and performance of pupils.The status quo of school ventilation in the Netherlands is presented: lots of problems and insufficientsituations were found.
Since the 2002/91/CE EPBD was published, all European countries should making efforts in harmonizing local standards, imposing the assessment of building energy and environmental impact through a common certification procedure.
Use of compact balanced single-room ventilation units with heat recovery in existing dwellings | 2009 | English
Renovation of existing buildings, in order to reduce energy consumption, represents a big market inEurope.
The emission from materials is an important source of degradation of our indoor air quality.
Analysis of Dispersion and Prediction of Infection Possibility according to Airborne Viral Contaminants: Tracer gas simulation | 2009 | English
The aim of this study is to analyse the physical characteristics of airborne virus, consider thepossibility of using coupled analysis model and tracer gas for analysing virus diffusion in buildingspace and, based on reports of how the infection sp
Studying influence of airtightness on heating loads by coupling simplified simulation and multizone airflow model | 2009 | English
In order to respond to global warming and natural resources depletion challenges, industrials from the building sector need to propose an adequate offer. Energy simulation tools can support this process.
Thermal bridges increase the building energy demand for heating and cooling. For well insulatedenvelopes and buildings with increased energy efficiency, the influence of thermal bridging on theenergy consumption is of major importance.
The Swedish Code of Statutes SFS 1991:1273, Compulsory Ventilation Checks to be Continued | 2009 | English
Since 1991 has Sweden regulations on compulsory inspection of ventilation systems (OVK). Thereasons to issue these regulations were many studies on poor indoor climate and health problems for building occupants.