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The 35th AIVC conference : 'Ventilation and airtightness in transforming the building stock to high performance' - Call for abstracts deadline 15 March 2014

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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


Conference topics

Contributions are invited in the areas of research, development, application and market and legislative implementation of ventilation and infiltration. Preference will be given to abstracts focusing on one of the following topics:

For ventilative cooling aspects:

    Potential for ventilative cooling strategies
    Ventilative cooling in energy performance regulations
    Design approaches for ventilative cooling and case studies — Integrated design
    Thermal comfort and ventilation
    Active facades

For airtightness related aspects:

    Building and ductwork airtightness in existing buildings
    Infiltration measurement techniques and IR thermography
    Quality schemes for airtightness testers
    Durability of building and ductwork airtightness
    Energy and IAQ impact of envelope and ductwork leakage

For ventilation in relation to IAQ and health aspects:

    IAQ impacts from outdoor sources
    Demand‐controlled ventilation
    Humidity control and moisture damage
    Ventilation in renovated buildings
    Characterization of air cleaning technologies

Other aspects relevant to the conference include:

    Multi‐family buildings
    Quality of ventilation systems
    Fan energy use
    Innovative ventilation concepts and combined systems
    Controls and user interaction


To download the abstract templates and submit an abstract, please go to the AIVC 2014 Conference website here.