Ventilative cooling

Event

AIVC 2019 Conference "From energy crisis to sustainable indoor climate - 40 years of AIVC"

The 40th AIVC conference will be held on 15 and 16 October 2019 in Ghent, Belgium. It will also be the 8th TightVent conference and the 6th venticool conference.   Conference Scope   In the past 40 years, since the...
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IAQVEC 2019: Updates

It is our pleasure to write to you and to present the conference IAQVEC 2019: Healthy nearly Zero Energy Buildings. IAQVEC is a premier international conference series, held once every three years, and hosted in different...
Publication

Is ventilation the answer to indoor air quality control in buildings?

Selected recordings from the venticool webinar “Ventilative cooling and summer comfort: Freevent project in France”

  Ventilative cooling reduces overheating, improves summer comfort and decreases cooling loads. It is therefore one of the most efficient ways to improve summer comfort. Conditions on site, thermal inertia, solar control and other...
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Database of mixed-mode ventilated transitional spaces

This database is part of a PhD work thesis by Marta Avantaggiato. The work title is: "Mixed-mode ventilation design and thermal comfort in transitional spaces".

  Transitional spaces are meant as “a space in between indoor and outdoor climate, or between two indoor environments, which thermal characteristics can be or not modified by mechanical control system and where occupant may experience the...
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Status and recommendations for better implementation of ventilative cooling in standards, legislation

This report, developed in the framework of International Energy Agency Energy in Buildings and Communities programme (IEA- EBC) Annex 62 Ventilative cooling, describes the current status of ventilative cooling in standards, legislation and...
Event

CHILLVENTA international exhibition; refrigeration, AC&ventilation, heat pumps

Exhibition home of refrigeration, ac & ventilation and heat pumps Energy efficiency and sustainability remain the driving forces behind the development of new products and systems for refrigeration, ac &...
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What would a heat-proof city look like?

Cities are already up to 10C hotter than surrounding areas. As temperatures rise, here are four ways to cool cities down – saving both lives and energy.

If you’ve felt uncomfortably hot in a city this summer, chances are it’s not just because of the weather. Look around any urban centre and you’ll see the built environment itself exacerbates summer temperatures. Vehicles stuck in traffic...
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Interactive Thermal Comfort Tools

A new suite of free and publicly available online resources have been launched to facilitate academic and professional studies of thermal comfort in buildings, the result of a four-year effort led by the Center for the Built Environment at...