Current know-how on airtightness, leaks and ventilation systems
All colleagues from Germany, Europe and beyond, who are concerning with the subject of airtightness of buildings, are cordially invited to contribute to the content of the 11th International BUILDAIR Symposium with a contribution.
Post date: 12 Jan 2021
Before the refurbishment started, the local authority had around 1,500 bedsits right across the city. Known as zero-bed units, they were small – usually no more than 26 square metres – and as they aged, they became progressively less attractive to tenants.
Moreover, the more unattractive the location, the more ‘de-tenanted’ they became. So began a vicious cycle of vacancy, dilapidation and social deterioration.
Post date: 8 Jan 2021
Tuesday, January 19th, 2021 10:00-11:15 CET
Air infiltration in buildings has multiple consequences on energy use and indoor environmental quality. Therefore, in the last 10 years many countries have introduced requirements for building airtightness in their EP-regulation.
Those requirements often prescribe that a test is performed by a qualified tester and that every test performed is recorded in a database.
Post date: 21 Dec 2020
We hope this newsletter finds you healthy and well during these unprecedented times.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, TightVent continues to operate and adjust its communication, networking and awareness raising activities in the field of building & ductwork airtightness.
As usually, this edition rounds up our latest work & achievements followed by our partners product news.
Post date: 19 Nov 2020
Monday 30 November 2020, 10:30-11:45 CET
Air infiltration in buildings has multiple consequences on energy use and indoor environmental quality which depend on the location and distribution of leakages. Among others, pollutant infiltration and air draft are highly affected by leakage distribution. In current practice, leakage detection is frequently performed together with an airtightness test.
Post date: 2 Nov 2020
Interest & awareness in the field of building and ductwork airtightness continues to grow. The TightVent Airtightness Associations Committee is continuously increasing its members and broadening its scope in line with their activities in the field. There is a major role and an inarguable commitment for the TightVent Europe platform to continue disseminating information on these fields.
Post date: 29 May 2020
This free webinar series showcases a range of services, technologies and materials that can assist in creating high quality, energy efficient, green homes. The series will run on Wednesdays at 1pm for four weeks. See schedule below:
13/05/20 – Air Source Heat Pumps & nZEB Compliance – Ian Killock & Niall Duffy, Daikin
Post date: 7 May 2020
The March 2020 issue of the AIVC newsletter is dedicated to sharing information on our past and future events. Specific contents include:
Post date: 12 Mar 2020
The objective of this webinar is to share information on the durability of building airtightness evaluated through field measurements. Information provided will help the participants understand how building airtightness changes over time and improve the protocol for future field measurement campaigns.
Post date: 13 Dec 2019
Welcome to the November 2019 issue of the TightVent Europe newsletter! In this edition we present the highlights of the 2019 joint AIVC – TightVent – venticool conference “From Energy crisis to sustainable indoor climate – 40 years of AIVC" held on 15 & 16 October 2019 in Ghent, Belgium i.e. a summary of the airtightness track of the event and news from the TAAC meeting held right after the conference.
Post date: 26 Nov 2019