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This section includes AIVC’s collection of Ventilation Information Papers (VIP), technical notes, guides and handbooks, annotated bibliographies, literature lists and contributed reports. If you want to have an overview by series, please click here


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If the building envelope is not airtight enough, significant amounts of energy may be lost due to exfiltrating air, or damage to structural elements may occur due to condensation.
Dorer V., Tanner C., Weber A.
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In the past and still often today, building regulations and standards don't reflect the state-of-the art with respect to the performance assessment of buildings in terms of energy use and indoor climate.
Wouters P.
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An intentional or accidental large-scale airborne toxic release (e.g. terrorist attacks or industrial accidents) can cause severe harm to nearby communities.
Chan W.R., Price P.N. , Gadgil A.J.
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Natural ventilation is one of the most effective passive cooling techniques.
Santamouris M.
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Pollutants found in indoor air are often several times higher than outdoors. Indoor air pollutants cause effects ranging from odor, annoyance, and irritation to illness, cancer, and even death.
Levin H.
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The necessity to make waterproof sanitary water ducts or central heating tubing and to make airtight natural gas distribution tubing is of primary importance to both construction professionals and the public.
Delmotte C.
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The basic strategy for providing indoor air quality in residences is to dilute indoor sources with outdoor air.
Sherman M.H., Matson N.E.
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Ventilation is required to provide to remove or dilute pollutants and incidentally meets metabolic oxygen requirements for occupants.
Concannon P.
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The Ventilation Modelling Data Guide of the AIVC replaces the old Technical Note 44 (1994) which was mainly focused on leakage and wind pressure data presented in tables. The new approach is an interactive database available on CD-Rom.
Orme M., Leksmono N.
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Ductwork is used for transport of air used for ventilation or air conditioning in buildings. The supply air is typically conditioned (filtered, warmed or cooled, sometimes humidified or dehumidified).
Malstrom T.G.
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Ventilation problems in crawlspaces #NO 6669 Indoor radon reduction in crawl-space houses: a review of alternative approaches. AUTHOR Hanschel D B
Pressurisation - Infiltration Correlation: Models
Air Infiltration and Ventilation in Industrial Buildings
Kitchen ventilation #NO 9211 Remodelling kitchens: a smorgasbord of energy savings.  AUTHOR Sullivan B  BIBINF USA, Home Energy, September/October 1995, pp 11-16. 
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