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The 1st Expert meeting of the IEA EBC Annex 62- Ventilative Cooling will be held from Wednesday April 23 to Thursday April 24, 2014 in Lausanne, Switzerland. IEA EBC Annex 62 has now entered the working phase with as first focus the preparation...
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28 March 2014 | EU
AIVC aims to play a central role in the ventilation and infiltration community with respect to the dissemination of information, either with its conferences or workshops, or with the material available on its website.  The annual conferences...
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13 March 2014 | EU
There is a trend to perform more ventilation and air infiltration measurements in buildings, either to strengthen commissioning procedures or to learn from field data. This trend is stronger in nearly zero-energy buildings projects or programmes...
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10 March 2014 | Belgium
An overview of the TightVent - AIVC webinars held in 2012-2013 on building and ductwork airtightness is now available for download here.
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26 February 2014 | EU
The design of fans has evolved to meet the ever-increasing demands for higher efficiency machines, combined with the requirements for lower noise and high availability. In addition many fans are now being used in safety related...
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24 February 2014 | France
The just published by JRC report on 'Harmonisation framework for health-based evaluation of indoor emissions from construction products in the European Union based on the Lowest Concentration of Interest approach (EU-LCI)' (ECA report 29) is...
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11 February 2014 | EU
The international workshop on “Ventilation and Airtightness in Buildings : Voluntary and Regulatory Frameworks to Improve Quality and Compliance” will be held in Lund, Sweden on March 16-17, 2015. One topic of specific attention...
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26 January 2014 | Sweden
  The edited proceedings of the AIVC -TightVent International Workshop: "Securing the quality of ventilation systems in residential buildings: existing approaches in various countries" held in Brussels, 18-19 March, 2013 are...
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21 January 2014 | EU
Over the past few years, there has been an increasing number of airtightness tests performed in Europe either for specific high performance buildings programmes or for a wide range of buildings in regulatory contexts. This has led to the development...
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14 January 2014 | EU
The venticool platform was inaugurated in September 2012 in response to the needs felt to increase awareness regarding ventilative cooling and to foster exchanges on this topic both for practitioners and researchers. 15 months later, its relevance...
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31 December 2013 | EU
  The BUILD UP Web Seminar Indoor air quality and thermal comfort: Conserving energy, maintaining health video recordings and slides are now available at: http://www.buildup.eu/news/39371 
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26 December 2013 | EU
  Follow the links below to download the summaries of the ventilative cooling and airtightness tracks of the 34th AIVC conference, 2013: http://venticool.eu/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/VC-summary_VF-2.pdf http://tightvent.eu/wp-content/...
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26 December 2013 | EU
The AIVC 2014 Conference website is now available at: http://aivc2014conference.org/
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18 December 2013 | EU
  On November 14 , the Executive Committee of the IEA ‘Energy conservation in Buildings and Community Systems’ programme approved Annex 62 “ventilative cooling” for a 4 years working phase. The venticool platform...
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15 November 2013 | EU
We are pleased to present you the new AIVC website. Since 2001, the AIVC website had the same look and feel and we thought it was time for a fundamental change. We hope that this new website will please you.   In addition to the new look...
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05 November 2013 | EU
  The TightVent network was launched in January 2011 with a specific focus on building and ductwork airtightness. The 2011, 2012 and 2013 AIVC conferences were combined with the 1st, 2nd and 3rd TightVent conference. In addition, there are...
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20 September 2013 | EU
  Ventilative cooling refers to the use of natural or mechanical ventilation strategies to cool indoor spaces. The use of outside air reduces the energy consumption of cooling systems while maintaining thermal comfort. The most common...
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20 September 2013 | EU

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