airtightness

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The abstract submission deadline for the 38th AIVC - 6th TightVent - 4th venticool conference: “Ventilating healthy low-energy buildings” to be held in Nottingham, UK on September 13-14, 2017 has been extended.  
Post date: 15 Feb 2017
Type: News

The 38th AIVC conference: “Ventilating healthy low-energy buildings” will be held in Nottingham, UK together with the 6th TightVent and the 4th venticool conferences on September 13-14, 2017.   The event will place its focus on:  
Post date: 31 Jan 2017
Type: News

Experts from the East, West, North an South present their most recent results   On 31 March and 1 April 2017 in Hanover, the International BUILDAIR Symposium will bring together experts from many countries to discuss the most recent findings and experiences on the topics of air tightness, thermography and ventilation systems. 
Post date: 24 Jan 2017
Type: Note

38th AIVC - 6th TightVent & 4th venticool Conference, 2017 | Ventilating healthy low-energy buildings   The need to reduce the energy demand of buildings is reflected in the legislation and policies of many countries. However, there is increasing concern about their adverse effects on occupant health and comfort in low energy buildings. These issues are being considered by some international energy conservation policy initiatives for buildings that seek to simultaneously reduce energy demand and provide acceptable indoor environment quality.
Post date: 15 Dec 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.  
Post date: 13 Dec 2016
Type: Publication

A monthly information paper on energy efficiency and indoor climate with specific information related to activities with:   
Post date: 18 Oct 2016
Type: Link

This document, released by the Air Tightness Testing & Measurement Association (ATTMA), provides the technical standard to be followed for the testing of dwellings in the UK as set out in Building Regulations and specifying documents around the world.  
Post date: 14 Sep 2016
Type: Publication

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS TO COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 1253/2014 of 7 July 2014 implementing Directive 2009/125/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to ecodesign requirements for ventilation units (Text with EEA relevance) and DELEGATED COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 1254/2014 of 11 July 2014 supplementing Directive 2010/30/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to energy labelling of residential ventilation units  
Post date: 7 Sep 2016
Type: Publication

DRAFT COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION in the framework of the implementation of Commission Regulation (EU) No 1253/2014 of 7 July 2014 implementing Directive 2009/125/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to ecodesign requirements for ventilation units, and of the implementation of
Post date: 7 Sep 2016
Type: Publication

This guide, released by the Building Services Research and Information Association (BSRIA), focuses on energy efficiency issues and users’ discomfort related to the air leakage of floor plenums (void between a building’s floor structure and a raised access floor, used for distributing conditioned air to the spaces above), and recommends worst acceptable criteria. According to the document, appropriate limits should be included within design specifications and measured on site to demonstrate compliance.
Post date: 1 Sep 2016
Type: Publication