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CIBSE Natural Ventilation News - February 2015

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This Newsletter released by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) Natural Ventilation Group (NVG) Management Committee, aims to inform members and potential members of the work being undertaken by the Group to benefit the discipline of natural ventilation within CIBSE.


Contents include:


  • Action on Air Quality?

A quick look at the report “Action on Air Quality” released by the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee and its recommendations to the UK Government.


  • Ventilation and retrofitting: is something about to hit the fan?

An article discussing the right balance between Indoor Air Quality and Energy Efficiency which can be achieved and significantly de-risk the sizeable investment into improving existing housing stock.


  • Accounting for human activity in the design, prediction and operation of buildings.

A summary report of a NVG group seminar held at the University of Sheffield on September 12, 2014, covering a wide range of talks on both the physical effects people can have on the indoor air due to their activity, and how we can deal with the inherent variability of human behaviour on predictions.


Please visit the CIBSE natural ventilation group website to download the newsletter at: