airtightness

The abstract submission deadline for the 36th AIVC Conference: "Effective ventilation in high performance buildings", to be held in Madrid, Spain on 23 & 24 September 2015, has been extended. 
Post date: 31 Mar 2015
Type: News

Article 2 of the EPBD recast defines a nearly zero-energy building as “a building that has a very high energy performance, as determined in accordance with Annex I [of the Directive]. The nearly zero or very low amount of energy required should be covered to a very significant extent by energy from renewable sources, including energy from renewable sources produced on-site or nearby”.
Post date: 10 Mar 2015
Type: Publication

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,…   In this issue:  
Post date: 7 Jan 2015
Type: Publication

Post date: 7 Jan 2015
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,…   In this issue:  
Post date: 21 Mar 2014
Type: Publication

This presentation discusses the air permeability of building board materials used in the airtight layer of timber structures. The laboratory test was performed of different samples: plasterboard, oriented strand board, cross laminated timber and surface coating participle board. The methodology of this laboratory test is described in the standard STN EN 12114. The significance of this work consists in determining values of air permeability of different building board materials. The plasterboard and cross laminated timber samples met requirement of air permeability q50< 0.1 m3/ (m2....
Post date: 18 Mar 2014
Type: Publication

Which?, a UK website for testing household products and more, has developed a draught proofing guide that includes varied information such as:What is draught proofing?Draught proofing costs and savingsHow to draught proof your houseDraught proofing sash windowsStop draught with a draught excluderDraught proof your loft hatchProtect pipework from draughtsOther draught trouble spots 
Post date: 7 Mar 2014
Type: News

A second announcement has been made for the 35th AIVC conference : 'Ventilation and airtightness in transforming the building stock to high performance' which takes place in Poznań, Poland together with the 4th TightVent and the 2nd venticool conferences September 24-25, 2014.Important dates: Abstract Submission Deadline: 15 March 2014 Confirmation of acceptance: 1 May 2014 Submission of papers: 30 June 2014 
Post date: 5 Mar 2014
Type: News

An overview of the TightVent - AIVC- Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre webinars held in 2012-2013 on building and ductwork airtightness. Airtightness testing: Status and trends in competent tester schemes in the UK, Belgium, Germany, the Czech Republic and France Building Airtightness Solutions BUILD UP webinar: Building and Ductwork Airtightness: Legislative Drivers, New Concerns and New Approaches The need for structured air leakage databases 
Post date: 27 Feb 2014
Type: Publication