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Around 160 participants attended the joint 36th AIVC - 5th TightVent – 3rd venticool conference held in Madrid, Spain September 23-24, 2015. The programme consisted of 3 parallel sessions with contributions from 27 countries and international...
28 September 2015 | Spain
We are very pleased to welcome the UK as new AIVC country.  This is a positive signal showing the relevance of the AIVC to support research and international collaboration on ventilation and air infiltration in buildings. This is also...
22 September 2015 | EU
The venticool platform paper: “Overview of provisions for ventilative cooling within 8 European building energy performance regulations” is now available online. This study aimed to focus on regulatory measures taken or missing regarding...
ventilative cooling | energy performance regulations | venticool | IEA Annex 62
21 September 2015 | EU
The Indoor Environmental Quality Global alliance ( organised its first sessions at the June 2015 ASHRAE Annual conference. The sessions present a holistic approach to indoor environmental quality and give information on different...
14 September 2015 | EU
Around 55 participants from 16 countries attended the international workshop on “Ventilation and Airtightness in Buildings: Voluntary and Regulatory Frameworks to Improve Quality and Compliance” which was held in Lund, Sweden on...
08 September 2015 | Sweden
Ventilation and air infiltration into buildings represent a substantial energy demand which can account for between 25% to over 50% of a building's total space heating (or cooling) needs. Unnecessary or excessive air change can therefore have an...
08 September 2015 | EU
AIVC is preparing a Technote on Residential Ventilation and Health. The Technote is now under review by the AIVC. Providing good indoor air quality to home occupants can have a substantial impact on occupant health and ventilation is a key tool for...
07 September 2015 | EU
Organised with support from the European Cool Roof Council, ES-SO, venticool and AIVC.   More information to come on the QUALICHeCK website at 
06 September 2015 | Greece
The AIVC is very pleased to welcome the United Kingdom as new participating country! The UK will be represented in the board by Benjamin Jones, Assistant Professor at the University of Nottingham and Maria Kolokotroni, Professor at Brunel ...
02 September 2015 | United Kingdom
The international conference on “EPBD Review: Elements for better compliance and quality of works” will be held in Brussels on Friday 4 September 2015. One specific objective is to exchange about the public consultation process for...
20 August 2015 | Belgium
This report provides guidance on understanding the air leakage requirements in the 2012 edition of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) and gives suggestions on how to meet the air sealing measures. It also provides information from...
10 August 2015 | United States of America
The Energy in Buildings and Communities (EBC) newsletter carries regular reports of energy policy development and research activities taking place in various countries. It contains updates on ongoing and planned research projects, features new...
15 June 2015 | EU
This report deals with Indoor Air Quality (IAQ), thermal comfort and daylight requirements in Belgium (Brussels Region), Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Sweden and the UK (England and Wales) and focuses on the respective building codes for...
23 April 2015 | EU
A new  publication was released in the framework of the International Energy Agency's Solar Heating and Cooling (SHC) Programme and the Energy in Buildings and Communities (EBC) Programme through the joint SHC Task 40/EBC Annex 52: “...
21 April 2015 | EU
The evaluation questionnaire of the QUALICHeCK workshop “Voluntary and Regulatory Frameworks to Improve Quality and Compliance”, 16-17 March 2015, Workshop in Lund, Sweden, was sent out to 55 attendees of the event. The summary of...
20 April 2015 | Sweden
This report presents an overview of progress made by the International Energy Agency (IEA) Implementing Agreement on Energy in Buildings and Communities Programme, including summaries of new, ongoing and recently completed projects. The IEA-EBC...
10 April 2015 | EU
The abstract submission deadline at the 36th AIVC Conference: “Effective ventilation in high performance buildings”, to be held in Madrid, Spain 23-24, 2015 has been extended. The extended deadline for abstract submission is now ...
27 March 2015 | EU
Around 55 participants from 16 countries attended the international workshop on “Ventilation and Airtightness in Buildings : Voluntary and Regulatory Frameworks to Improve Quality and Compliance” which was held in Lund, Sweden...
19 March 2015 | EU
Registration to the 36th AIVC -  5th TightVent- 3rd venticool: "Effective ventilation in high performance buildings"  joint conference is now open. 
12 February 2015 | EU
Paper and poster awards were given during the closing session of the joint 35th AIVC, 4th TightVent and 2nd venticool Conference held in Poznań, Poland on 23-24 September, 2014. Best paper award: Title:  ‘Experimental...
27 January 2015 | EU