AIVC - Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre

Search form


You are here

Home  |  Resources  |  News



If you would like to be informed by e-mail when news are posted, please click here 


Filter options
The analysis of the 36th AIVC- 5th TightVent- 3rd venticool Conference  evaluation survey has been finalised.  
23 November 2015 | EU
The November 2015 issue of the CIBSE Natural Ventilation News is now available. This Newsletter, aims to inform members and potential members of the work being undertaken by the Group to benefit the discipline of natural ventilation within...
23 November 2015 | United Kingdom
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...
17 November 2015 | EU
In November 2015, the Executive Committee of the  International Energy Agency Energy in Buildings and Communities (IEA EBC) programme approved Annex 68 “Indoor Air quality Design and Control in Low Energy Residential Buildings...
13 November 2015 | EU
The 12th REHVA World Congress CLIMA 2016 will be a central event in 2016 for presentation of recent international research activities and their research achievement. Many researchers from IEA and EU projects will at special sessions present...
03 November 2015 | Denmark
The 2016 AIVC conference will be organised in collaboration with ASHRAE. It will be held in the Crowne Plaza hotel in Alexandria (10 km from Washington DC) on September 12-14, 2016.The Conference title is “ IAQ 2016 – Defining...
30 October 2015 | United States of America
The IEA EBC Annex 62 report: “Ventilative Cooling. State-of-The-Art Review” has just been released. The report summarises the work of the initial working phase of IEA ECB Annex 62 Ventilative Cooling and is based on the findings...
30 October 2015 | EU
The QUALICHeCK-TightVent webinar: “Building airtightness and initiatives to improve the quality of the works” will be held on Tuesday 12 January, 10:00-11:30 (Brussels time). The objective of this webinar is to give background...
23 October 2015 | EU
The principal objective of this webinar series is to give the status, needs, and perspectives on developments to consider ventilative cooling in energy performance assessment methods in several countries. This first webinar will focus on the...
13 October 2015 | EU
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