Airtightness of Buildings and Ductwork

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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...
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hybridGEOTABS project: controlling the power of the ground by integration

Geothermal energy is limitless, ubiquitous and free at the point of use. When combined with the very high energy efficiency of TABS and application range of hybrid systems, it offers huge potential to meet heating and cooling needs in...
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TABSDesign: a free tool for the sizing and control of thermally activated building systems (TABS)

The free HVAC design tool “TABSDesign” is a computational aid for the sizing and control of thermally activated building systems (TABS). It supports and executes HVAC design of TABS through the unknown-but-bounded (UBB...
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ECO-SEE workshop | Energy efficient building materials for improved indoor air quality

  The ECO-SEE workshop on "Energy efficient building materials for improved indoor air quality" will take place on 8 March 2017 from 10.30 to 12:30 in London, United Kingdom, as part of the EcoBuild exhibition.   The workshop will...
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International Conference on Building Envelope Systems and Technologies (ICBEST 2017)

Interdisciplinary perspectives for future building envelopes     ICBEST is a worldwide forum for building envelope architecture and engineering. It provides information exchange, networking, and discussions of...
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Accelerating Market Transformation for High-Performance Building Enclosures

Accelerating Market Transformation for High-Performance Building Enclosures - State of market, policy developments, and lessons learned from the Passive House movement   This report by the Pembina Institute aims to...