airtightness

On June 9, 2016 the executive committee of the International Energy Agency (IEA) Technical Collaboration Programme Buildings and Communities (EBC TCP), previously called the implementing agreement on Buildings and Communities, approved a 5-year extension period for the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre (AIVC) from 2017 till 2021.  
Post date: 21 Jun 2016
Type: News

This guide, released by the Passivehaus UK, is intended for the design team and contractors; it serves as an aid to understanding the key principles involved in achieving the airtightness performance required to meet the Passivhaus standard. The document also describes how to ensure that the building is correctly air pressure tested for compliance with Passivhaus certification (n50) pressure test requirements.  
Post date: 24 Feb 2016
Type: Publication

Post date: 7 Jan 2016
Type: Event

The TightVent Europe Newsletter aims to keep you regularly informed about developments regarding building and ductwork airtightness, including policy issues, publications, events, innovative technologies, case studies, research activities etc.   In this issue:
Post date: 21 Dec 2015
Type: Publication

37th AIVC - 18th ASHRAE - IAQ 2016 joint Conference: “Defining Indoor Air Quality: Policy, Standards and Best Practices”. Call for abstracts extended DECEMBER 14, 2015 The call for papers for the 37th AIVC - 18th ASHRAE - IAQ 2016 joint conference has been extended: The new deadline for abstract submissions is 14 December, 2015.The papers should focus on the following themes and topics among others:
Post date: 2 Dec 2015
Type: News

Call for Papers for the 37th AIVC - 18th ASHRAE - IAQ 2016 joint conference extended: The new deadline for abstract submissions is 30 November, 2015. The papers should focus on the following themes and topics among others: 
Post date: 30 Oct 2015
Type: News

This guide outlines key construction details when building a new home (commonly identified as requiring further guidance during multiple site inspections) as well as good practice for delivering them. Overall, the book aims to improve the quality of new homes built, focusing on comfort levels and energy bills and assists builders improve site processes to deliver better performing homes and reduce the risk of condensation and mould growth, excessive heat loss and failure to meet building regulations. 
Post date: 6 Oct 2015
Type: Publication

Call for Papers for the 37th AIVC - 18th ASHRAE - IAQ 2016 joint conference: The deadline for abstract submissions is 2 November, 2015. The papers should focus on the following themes and topics among others: 
Post date: 22 Sep 2015
Type: News

This Newsletter released by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) Natural Ventilation Group Management Committee, aims to inform members and potential members of the work being undertaken by the Group to benefit the discipline of natural ventilation within CIBSE. Contents include: 
Post date: 17 Sep 2015
Type: Publication