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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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  This report summarises the outcome of the work of the initial working phase of IEA ECB Annex 62 Ventilative Cooling and is based on the findings in the participating countries.
Per Heiselberg, Maria Kolokotroni
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Exposures in homes constitute the major part of exposures to airborne pollutants experienced through the human lifetime. They can constitute from 60 to 95% of our total lifetime exposures, of which 30% occurs when we sleep.
Wouter Borsboom, Willem De Gids, Jennifer Logue, Max Sherman, Pawel Wargocki
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There exists a significant body of literature on energy and indoor air quality impacts of envelope leakage.
Carrié F.R., Jobert R., Leprince V.
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This report gives a critical review of steps taken in 10 countries (Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Netherlands, Japan, Sweden, UK, USA) with regard to testing and reporting schemes as well as overall quality approaches to improve buil
Carrié F.R, Wouters P.
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We collected information on existing envelope air leakage databases from countries that are involved in the AIVC-TightVent project “Development and applications of building air leakage databases”.
Chan W.R., Carrié F.R, Novák J., Litvak A., Richieri F., Solcher O., Pan W., Emmerich S.
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The objective of this study was the development of a new test method for portable indoor air cleaners.
Ginestet A.
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Air supplied by ventilation plants and air conditioning systems carries small particles whose size depends on filtration device efficiency.
Barbat M., Feldmann C.
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This study is about the effectiveness of the indicated ventilation measures in the day-to-day operations of three types of hospitality businesses: -           a pub not serving meals (drinking pub)
de Gids W.F., Jacobs P.
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The role of CO2 to control the indoor air quality in buildings is based on the fact that CO2 developed by people breathing may be used as a marker for the bio-effluents produced by people.
de Gids W.F., Wouters P.
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For the near future the expectation of experts is that the most promising systems will be based on demand-controlled hybrid ventilation technologies.
de Gids W.F., Jicha M.
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Our lack of understanding of the health risks related to air pollutants exposure in buildings is perceived as a major deficiency, even though 80% of our time is spent indoors.
Kirchner S. et al.
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Energy use for fan operation can be significantly reduced by a 3-flanked approach: 
Schild P.G., Mysen M.
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Born with the energetic crisis, humidity controlled ventilation has been introduced in regions with a moderate climate as a means to fight condensation problems induced by tighter building construction and lower heating temperatures.
Savin J.C., Jardinier M.
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This paper summarises presentations and discussions that took place during the workshop entitled “ Trends in national building ventilation markets and drivers for change” held in Ghent, Belgium, in march 2008 with a specific focus on envelope and
Carrié F.R., Rosenthal B.
This Information Paper has been written in the framework of the Building AdVent project and reviews recent changes in the Building Regulations in England and Wales introduced in 2006 to facilitate the implementation of the EPBD.
Kolokotroni M.
The paper presents an overview on building ventilation, indoor air quality and energy requirements in Brazil. Regulations, standards and market practices are reviewed.
Lamberts R.
Recently, there has been a growing public concern over indoor air quality not only in buildings but also in vehicles.
Kim H.J., Lee Y.G.
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This VIP focuses on best practice, as well as challenges, for the conditioning of the indoor environment in passenger aircraft cabins, and their implications from a ventilation stand-point.
Rydock J. P.
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The residential ventilation market is changing rapidly in the United States. Dwellings are going from having no designed ventilation systems to have to meet specific requirements.
Sherman M.

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