Airtightness of Buildings and Ductwork

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QUALICHeCK FACT SHEET #54: Ductwork airtightness in France

QUALICHeCK FACT SHEET #54: Ductwork airtightness in France: Regulatory context, control procedures, results   Ductwork airtightness is an input parameter in the French energy performance (EP) calculation method for new...
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TightVent Airtightness Associations Committee - TAAC

The TightVent Airtightness Associations Committee (TightVent TAAC committee) was launched on September 26, 2012. Its primary goal is to promote reliable testing and reporting procedures.   At present the participants (TAAC members and ...
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Air Leakage of US Homes: Regression Analysis and Improvements from Retrofit

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) Residential Diagnostics Database (ResDB) contains blower door measurements and other diagnostic test results of homes in United States. Of these, approximately 134,000 single-family detached...
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Improving Building Envelope and Duct Airtightness of US Dwellings

Improving Building Envelope and Duct Airtightness of US Dwellings - the Current State of Energy Retrofits   This paper analyses the building envelope and duct system airtightness of US single-family detached homes,...
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6 years of envelope airtightness measurements by French certified operators

6 years of envelope airtightness measurements performed by French certified operators: analyses of about 65,000 tests   Since 2000, the French EP-calculations have been considering thermal losses due to building envelope...
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Development of airtightness testers schemes in 11 European countries

Reasons behind and lessons learnt with the development of airtightness testers schemes in 11 European countries   Mandatory building airtightness testing has come gradually into force in the UK, France, Ireland and...
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Belgian framework for reliable fan pressurisation tests for buildings

This paper presents the new framework for the realisation of reliable pressurisation tests in Belgium and the provisions taken to widen the number of buildings where a valid pressurisation test can be realised. The pressurisation test is...
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AIVC March 2017 Newsletter

The major roles of the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre (AIVC) are to disseminate information and to facilitate international collaborative projects in the fields of ventilation and airtightness. Seven projects have just been...