Survey -Stakeholder consultation EPBD Article 19a feasibility study - Inspection of stand-alone ventilation systems

Article 19a of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) requires the European Commission to conduct a feasibility study on the possible introduction of the inspection of stand-alone ventilation systems and an optional building renovation passport. In this scope, a technical study has been contracted to a consortium formed by INIVE and BPIE who, together with a broad range of experts in the required fields, provide technical support to the Directorate-General for Energy of the European Commission.

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Ireland joins the AIVC!

The AIVC is very pleased to welcome Ireland as new participating country! Ireland will be represented in the AIVC board by Simon Jones from Aereco (https://www.aereco.ie/). The AIVC at present counts 17 countries composing the AIVC Board demonstrating the growing interest on air infiltration and ventilation issues in new and renovated buildings.

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25 April, 2019- TightVent webinar on ductwork airtightness

TightVent Europe and AIVC are organizing the webinar “Ductwork airtightness measurements: protocols” to be held on Thursday 25 April 2019 at 10:00-11:30 (CET). The objective of this webinar is to present existing European standards & protocols for ductwork airtightness tests and compare the different approaches.

 

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AIVC Newsletter issue #15 – March 2019 now available

 

The March 2019 issue of the AIVC newsletter has just been released.

 

Contents include:

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AIVC 2019 Conference - Abstract submission deadline extended

The abstract submission deadline for the 40th AIVC - 8th TightVent - 6th venticool joint conference "From Energy crisis to sustainable indoor climate – 40 years of AIVC" to be held on October 15-16, 2019 in Ghent, Belgium, has been extended to 7 April, 2019.

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VIP 39: A review of performance-based approaches to residential smart ventilation

We are now pleased to announce the release of our  Ventilation Information Paper no 39: A review of performance-based approaches to residential smart ventilation. The paper provides an overview of the regulations and standards proposing “performance-based approaches” in five countries to promote the use of smart ventilation strategies. It shows that a favorable context exists in many countries for the development of smart ventilation strategies.

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Highlights of the AIVC 2018 Conference!

The February 2019 edition of the REHVA Journal has been released, including a selection of articles presented at the 39th AIVC - 7th TightVent & 5th venticool Conference, 2018 “Smart Ventilation for buildings” held in Juan-Les-Pins, France on September 18-19, 2018.

 

Specific articles include:

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Greece joins the AIVC!

The AIVC is very pleased to welcome Greece as new participating country! Greece will be represented in the AIVC board by Dimitris A. Charalambopoulos & Triantafyllos (Alkis) Triantafyllopoulos from the ASHRAE Hellenic Chapter (http://www.ashrae.gr/).

The AIVC at present counts 16 countries composing the AIVC Board demonstrating the growing interest on air infiltration and ventilation issues in new and renovated buildings.

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24-25 May 2019, Hannover – “11th International BUILDAIR Symposium”

AIVC is pleased to announce the eleventh anniversary of the International BUILDAIR Symposium “Airtight Buildings, Thermography and Ventilation Systems in Practice” to be held on May 24-25, 2019 in Hannover Germany.

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"Technical day: Activities of IEA TCP on Energy in Buildings and Communities (EBC TCP)"

The symposium "Activities of IEA TCP on Energy in Buildings and Communities (EBC TCP)" will take place on the 11th of June 2019 in Brussels, Belgium from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. During this event activities of various Technical Collaboration Programmes (TCP) of the International Energy Agency will be presented and focus will be on the energy reduction in the built environment and the reduction of CO2- emissions.

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