The 39th AIVC Conference "Smart Ventilation for Buildings", was held in Antibes Juan-Les-Pins, France, 18-19 September 2018. Contains 140 papers and/or summaries.

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Ventilation is critical in interpreting indoor air quality (IAQ), yet few IAQ assessments report ventilation rates; even when they do, the measurement method is often not fully described.
Sarah L. Paralovo, Maarten Spruyt, Joris Lauwers, Marianne Stranger, Jelle Laverge
In France, the control of ventilation system at commissioning is mandatory in the context of the Effinergie + label and the measurement of airflows in residential houses is mandatory since 2017 in this label.
Anne-Marie Bernard, Valérie Leprince
The work reported in this paper extends previous work on the feasibility to characterise air leakage and mechanical ventilation avoiding intrusiveness of traditional measurement techniques.
Antonio Javier Alonso Sergio Castaño, Manuel Pérez, María José Jiménez
The steady pressurisation method measures the building leakage in a range of high pressures, typically 10-60 Pa.
Christopher Wood, Xiaofeng Zheng, Alan Vega Pasos, Yun-Sheng Hsu, Luke Smith
The air tightness of eight apartment buildings containing six to eleven units each on three or four floors has been tested with and without guard-zone pressure, i.e. with and without consideration of internal leakages.
Angela Rohr, Andreas Kaschuba-Holtgrave, Stefanie Rolfsmeier, Oliver Solcher
Conventional building management systems are costly to install in existing buildings. Building services fail, which results in a cascade of incorrect responses, or occupants and administrators misuse systems.
Christian A. Hviid, Anders Struck, Kevin Michael Smith
This study deals with ventilation effects on measured and perceived indoor air quality (IAQ) in a demonstrator building where IAQ problems can occur.
Loubna Qabbal, Zohir Younsi, Hassane Naji
Over the past few years there have been advances in sensing of some pollutants, primarily particles, that might lead to ventilation controls based on direct sensing of pollutants – particularly those relating to health.
Iain Walker, Woody Delp,Brett Singer
The difficulty in measuring IAQ indicators like VOCs and particles, lies in the multiplicity of the composition of these pollutants.
Laure Mouradian
The different methods for air flow rate measurement at air terminal devices are presented in this overview, such as van anemometer with a cone, small velocity probe (thermal probe or small vane anemometer), compensation method, etc.
Samuel Caillou
Two European standards EN 16211:2015 and EN 12599:2012 describe measurement methods for air flow.  The methods can be used at supply or exhaust air terminal devices, ATDs, or in ducts. 
Carl Welinder
Occupants in non-industrial indoor environments should decide whether the indoor air quality is acceptable or not.
Pawel Wargocki
The proposed Annex should bring researchers and industry together to investigate the possible energy benefits by using gas phase air cleaners (partial substitute for ventilation) and establish procedures for improving indoor air quality or reduced
Bjarne W. Olesen, Pawel Wargocki
This workshop session will consist of a series of presentations by members of the Board for the Indoor Environmental Quality – Global Alliance (IEQ-GA).
Donald Weekes
As one of the founding partners of the IEQ-GA, the networking with other organisations within the global alliance is for AIVC very important.  
Peter Wouters
In these three presentations, we review the origins and history of the Indoor Environmental Quality Global Alliance, AIVC’s view of the potential value of IEQ-GA, and directions it is taking and may take over the next decade. 
William Bahnfleth, Peter Wouters, Donald Weekes
Mechanical ventilation systems with heat recovery are considered the most optimal systems for residential ventilation. This research focuses on decentralized ventilation which do not need any ducting.
Mathias Merckx, Giel Bruyneel, Ivan Pollet, Jelle Laverge
In a recently built zero-carbon neighborhood, demand controlled exhaust ventilation systems (DCMEV) and mechanical ventilation systems with heat recovery (MVHR) are compared under operational conditions, with focus on the energy performance of bot
Ella Derycke, Wolf Bracke, Jelle Laverge, Arnold Janssens
The use of heat recovery ventilation systems is becoming more and more common. It is clear that these systems contribute to energy efficiency and good indoor air quality. Still there is room for improvement.
Bas Knoll, Wouter Borsboom, Piet Jacobs
The concentration of carbon dioxide is used as an important index of indoor air quality representative of body odor or bioeffluents in Japan. In the construction field of Japan, there is a CO2 concentration standard of a thousand ppm or less.
Lisa Yoshimoto, Toshio Yamanaka, Akihisa Takemura, Kaoru Ikeda