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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From September 2015 to March 2016, UTC engaged in a major refurbishment of its Design and Research Center located in Culoz (France).
Philippe Petit, Roland Clavel, Jean-Michel Navarro3
In-situ performance of mechanical humidity-based mechanical exhaust ventilation (RH-MEV) is characterized in this study.
Elsa Jardinier, François Parsy, Gaëlle Guyot, Stéphane Berthin
With 35 years of existence and more than 10 million equipped dwellings, mechanical humidity-based demand-controlled ventilation (RH-DCV) can provide a comprehensive feedback on installation, aging, and maintenance of its components.
Stéphane Berthin, François Parsy
The communication presents the Technical Appraisal Procedure followed in France for Demand-Controlled ventilation systems through the illustration of the use of a thermo-hygro-aeraulic nodal model called MATHIS developed by CSTB.
François Demouge, Julien Piriou
Demand controlled ventilation systems are representing a large majority of installations in France. They are commonly used for more than 35 years.
Fabrice Lamarre, Laure Mouradian
Recent studies have shown that ventilative cooling reduces overheating, improves summer comfort and decreases cooling loads. Therefore, it is considered as one of the most efficient way to improve summer comfort.
Andres Litvak, Anne Marie Bernard, Nicolas Piot, Damien Labaume
The test lecture rooms of KU Leuven Ghent Technology Campus are one the demonstration cases of IEA EBC Annex 62: Ventilative Cooling.
Hilde Breesch, Bart Merema, Alexis Versele
Ventilative cooling (VC) is an application (distribution in time and space) of air flow rates to reduce cooling loads in spaces using outside air driven by natural, mechanical or hybrid ventilation strategies.
Michal Pomianowski, Rens Smal, Flourentzos Florentzou, Per Heiselberg
Even in Northern European climates, overheating in many Nearly Zero Energy Buildings is a barrier to year round occupant satisfaction with the indoor thermal environment.
Paul D. O’ Sullivan, Adam O’ Donovan, Michael D. Murphy
Ventilative cooling (VC) is an application (distribution in time and space) of air flow rates to reduce cooling loads in spaces using outside air driven by natural, mechanical or hybrid ventilation strategies.
Christoffer Plesner, Michal Pomianowski
Over the course of the four-year research project of the IEA EBC Annex 62, Ventilative Cooling (VC) has been proven a robust and highly energy efficient solution to support summer comfort in both residential and commercial buildings.
Peter Holzer, Philipp Stern
Aeroseal technology utilizes air laden with fine aerosol particles (2-20 μm) to pressurize a duct system, resulting in deposition of those particles at the leaks within that duct system.
Jörg Mez
The implementation of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive 2010/31/EU recast puts increasing pressure to achieve better building and ductwork airtightness.  
Marie-Clémence Briffaud
This paper summarizes the most recent results of the French database of ductwork airtightness. This database was created in 2016. It is fed through measurements performed by qualified testers according to a national scheme regarding ductwork.
Bassam Moujalled, Valerie Leprince, Adeline Mélois
A ductwork system that has limited air leakage, within defined limits, will ensure that the design characteristics of the VAC system are sustained. It will also ensure that energy and operational costs are maintained at optimal levels. 
Marcus Lightfoot
Duct leakage airflow in existing ductwork can reach values of over 20% of the design air handling unit (AHU) airflow, undermining efficiency and effectiveness of HVAC systems.
Carlos Pires Eurico Lisboa
In order to better address energy and indoor air quality issues, ventilation needs to become smarter.
Gaëlle Guyot, Max Sherman, Iain Walker
In 2017, the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre (AIVC) identified smart ventilation for buildings as a new and important topic to be addressed.
François Durier
Amid the contaminant issues, air pollution has awakened more interest due to its potential health risk and its direct effect on human productivity.
Maria Marrero, João Dias Carrilho, Manuel Gameiro da Silva
Most of the degradation of works of art in historic buildings is caused by unfavourable indoor climate conditions.
Lien De Backer, Arnold Janssens