The 40th AIVC Conference "From energy crisis to sustainable indoor climate - 40 years of AIVC", was held in Ghent, Belgium, 15-16 October 2019. Contains 128 papers and/or summaries.

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In recent years, not only the residence but also the effort of health promotion by improving the social environment including the working and the regional environment has attracted attention.
Yuko Abe, Yasuyuki Shiraishi, Toshiharu Ikaga, Yoshihisa Fujino
Buildings typically are expected to provide their inhabitants with the opportunity to influence the indoor environment using various control devices. These include, for example, windows, luminaires, radiators, and shading elements.
Ardeshir Mahdavi, Helene Teufl, Christiane Berger
Indoor carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations have been used for decades to evaluate indoor air quality (IAQ) and ventilation.
Andrew Persily, Brian J. Polidoro
The current policies and regulatory frameworks in the construction sector aim to improve energy efficiency of new buildings whilst maintaining acceptable level of indoor environmental quality (IEQ) including indoor air quality (IAQ).
Esfand Burman, Samuel Stamp
With increasing building airtightness, the design of an adequate ventilation system gains importance.
Klaas De Jonge, Jelle Laverge
Various studies show a deterioration in indoor air quality after renovation and energy saving measures.
Piet Jacobs, Wouter Borsboom, Willem de Gids
Low energy buildings are highly insulated and airtight and therefore subject to overheating risks, where Ventilative cooling (VC) might be a relevant solution.
Christoffer Plesner, Jannick K. Roth, Per Heiselberg
The current development in building energy efficiency towards nearly-zero energy buildings (nZEB) represents a number of new challenges to design and construction.
Per Heiselberg