airtightness

TightVent Webinar | Ductwork airtightness: Standardisation’s on- going work and an overview of status and trends in Sweden, Japan, Spain and Portugal   Thursday 25 January 2018, 09:00-10:30 (Brussels time, CET)  
Post date: 20 Dec 2017
Type: Event

AIVC Workshop | Towards higher-performing buildings: The role of airtightness and ventilation   The objective of this workshop is to discuss and identify ways to improve the quality of our homes with respect to airtightness and ventilation, as well as discussing the impact suboptimal performance has on energy consumption and health of the occupants. Also of interest are the impacts of mandatory airtightness targets and how best to implement these, if at all.   Specific topics include:  
Post date: 30 Nov 2017
Type: Event

The 39th AIVC conference: "Smart ventilation for buildings" will be held on 18 and 19 September 2018 in Juan-les-Pins, France. It will also be the 7th TightVent conference and the 5th venticool conference.   Conference Scope   Energy and climate goals have been shaping many countries’ policy and legislative agendas in the EU and beyond in the past decade. The building sector plays a crucial role in achieving these goals, considering the energy use attributed to buildings and its huge potential for improved energy performance.  
Post date: 30 Nov 2017
Type: Event

In the current edition of the TightVent Europe newsletter, Professor Arnold Janssens presents the highlights of the airtightness track at the 38th AIVC-6th TightVent-4th venticool joint conference held in Nottingham, UK on 13-14 September, 2017. Further on, Dr. Sylvain Courtey gives an overview of the newly launched Eurovent certification programme for Ventilation Ducts. As in previous editions, this issue provides detailed information on upcoming events in the field of ventilation & airtightness.
Post date: 30 Nov 2017
Type: Publication

The abstracts submission for the RoomVent and Ventilation 2018 Conferences “Excellent indoor climate and high performing ventilation” is now open. Abstracts are due November 30 2017.   Details of the requirements and the submission process are available on the conference website.   
Post date: 19 Oct 2017
Type: News

by Valérie Leprince (PLEIAQ), Maria Kapsalaki (INIVE), François Rémi Carrié (INIVE)  
Post date: 2 Oct 2017
Type: News

AIVC Ventilation Information Paper #37: Impact of Energy Policies on Building and Ductwork Airtightness  
Post date: 25 Sep 2017
Type: Publication

Since 1949, the Qualibat association is a qualification and certification body for construction companies. Qualibat is accredited by Cofrac. More than 70 000 workers are qualified or certified by Qualibat.   In 2011, Qualibat launched qualification "8711" for building airtightness testers. Almost 1000 testers have been qualified since then.   In 2014, Qualibat launched qualification "8721" for ductwork airtightness testers. Since then, around 70 testers have been qualified.  
Post date: 22 Sep 2017
Type: Link

Since 2010, Syneole (Professional trade union for airtightness testing) brings together companies performing airtightness tests in France.   Mission:  
Post date: 22 Sep 2017
Type: Link

In 2007, the Effinergie association launched its first label “BBC-Effinergie” for new buildings, requiring a primary energy use of 50kWh/m² per year. The label was very successful and became mandatory for all new buildings under the 2012 Energy Performance regulation (RT2012).    When the RT2012 came into force, Effinergie launched its new label "effinergie +"   The “effinergie +” label requires (among others):  
Post date: 22 Sep 2017
Type: Link