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AIVC 2015 Conference - Abstract submission extended to April 15, 2015

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 April 15, 2015. Authors are kindly invited to submit their abstracts through the online submission system available on the Conference website. Authors will be notified regarding the acceptance of their abstracts by May 29, 2015. Full papers are due by June 30, 2015.


16-17 March 2015, Workshop, Lund, Sweden

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 March 16-17, 2015.  

One topic of specific attention was schemes implemented in various countries to reduce errors in ventilation and airtightness input data used in energy performance certificates and to improve the quality of the works. Discussions were based on analyses of lessons learnt from field data.

Specific sessions included:


AIVC 2015 Conference - Register now

Registration to the 36th AIVC -  5th TightVent- 3rd venticool: "Effective ventilation in high performance buildings"  joint conference is now open. 


35th AIVC Conference, 2014: Best paper, best poster awards

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:


Summaries of the AIVC 2014 conference available

Around 150 participants attended the joint 35th AIVC –4th TightVent -2nd venticool conference held in Poznan, Poland September 24-25, 2014. The programme consisted of 3 parallel tracks with contributions from 27 countries and international organizations. Over 100 presentations were given covering topics including air infiltration through leaks in the building envelope and ductwork, ventilation in relation to IAQ and health, ventilative cooling and thermal comfort.


35th AIVC Conference evaluation report now available

The analysis of the 35th AIVC- 4th TightVent- 2nd venticool Conference  evaluation survey has been finalized.

The evaluation questionnaire of the 35th AIVC conference: “Ventilation and airtightness in transforming the building stock to high performance” was sent out to 124 attendees of the event. The summary report is the result of the feedback from 64 of the participants who filled in the evaluation form.


AIVC 2015 Conference Website now available!

The AIVC 2015 Conference website is now available at:

It includes information on the conference scope, concept,  topics and organisers. 

The call for abstracts submission and the registration will open early in January 2015 so stay tuned!


36th AIVC Conference in Madrid, Spain!

The 36th AIVC conference: 'Effective ventilation in high performance buildings' will be held in the city of Madrid, Spain together with the 5th TightVent and the 3rd venticool conferences in September 23-24, 2015. It will be a major international event in 2015 focusing on the following topics:

For ventilative cooling aspects:


1st QUALICHeCK International Conference Brussels

The first international conference on compliance and quality for energy efficiency in buildings was organised in Brussels on 30 September 2014. The event represented the main physical opportunity to expand the dialogue on the relevant issues, with the first QUALICHeCK project findings as one of the starting points for discussion. The issue of ventilation and airtightness received specific attention.

There will be similar conferences in Brussels in 2015, 2016 and 2017.