...our monthly newspaper with specific information on AIVC, the platforms venticool, TightVent, Dynastee as well as IEQ-GA & news from the EU and international partners. Previous editions are available here.
AIVC 2024 Conference! 9-10 October 2024, Croke Park, Dublin
From www.aivc.org - 27 October 2023, 12:00

The AIVC 2024 Conference “Retrofitting the Building Stock: Challenges and Opportunities for Indoor Environmental Quality" will be held on October 9-10, 2024, at Croke Park, Dublin, Ireland. It will be a joint event combined with the 12th TightVent and...

18-19 April 2024, /ASC Workshop, Singapore, "Ventilation, IEQ & Sustainability"
From www.aivc.org - 10 January, 15:25

The Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre (AIVC) in collaboration with the ASHRAE Singapore Chapter (ASC) is organising a 1 ½ -day workshop to be held on April 18-19, 2024 in Singapore. The workshop will be led by experts from the AIVC...

24-26 September 2025, Conference, Montreal, 45th - ASHRAE IEQ joint conference
From www.aivc.org - 23 February, 14:12

The conference "IEQ 2025: Rising to new challenges: Connecting IEQ to a sustainable future”, organized by ASHRAE and AIVC, will be held in Montreal, Canada on 24-26 September 2025.The IEQ 2025 Conference will take place in Montreal...

Building and ductwork airtightness in the Republic of Korea
From www.aivc.org - 19 March, 12:00

The AIVC is happy to announce the release of a new publication!Ventilation Information Paper #45.9: Trends in building and ductwork airtightness in the Republic of Korea. This paper is part of the new VIP series being developed and dealing with trends in building and ductwork airtightness in various countries...

2023 Conference Proceedings now available!
From www.aivc.org - 5 April, 18:00

We are happy to announce that the book of proceedings, PowerPoint presentations and individual papers from the AIVC 2023 conference "Ventilation, IEQ and health in sustainable buildings" held on 4-5 October 2023, in Copenhagen, Denmark are now available to download freely.To access the proceedings and explore the information shared...

Feedback from the AIVC & venticool webinar "Exploring window opening behaviour for optimal cooling and thermal comfort"
From venticool.eu - 8 April, 12:43

We’re excited to announce that the recordings and presentation slides from the AIVC & venticool webinar “Exploring window opening behaviour for optimal cooling and thermal comfort”, which took place on March 26, 2024, are now accessible online here. Feel free to explore them and consider subscribing to our YouTube channel to stay updated on our latest video content...

Feedback from the 9th meeting of the Advisory Board of Practitioners for venticool
From venticool.eu - 9 April, 10:00

On March 12th, 2024, representatives from the building cooling and ventilation associated industry together with architects, and consultants gathered...

Building and ductwork airtightness in Japan!
From tightvent.eu - 6 March, 09:45

We are happy to announce the release of a new publication! Ventilation Information Paper #45.9: Trends in building and ductwork airtightness in Japan This paper is part of the new VIP series being developed and dealing with trends in building and ductwork airtightness … 

Buildings Special Issue on "Research on the Airtightness of Buildings" still open for submission
From tightvent.eu - 6 March, 12:14

A special issue of Buildings (ISSN 2075-5309)  is now open for submission. This Special Issue is motivated by the importance of the airtightness of buildings in terms of indoor air quality and the energy implications of heat transfer. Currently, it is not possible to design and construct nZEB buildings without taking this parameter into account, and it is essential that we can determine this parameter in buildings to be renovated in order to achieve a significant improvement in their final energy consumption. ..

The 2nd edition of the ACGIH Bioaerosols book is now available!
From ieq-ga.net - 8 April, 12:51

This second edition of the ACGIH publication, Bioaerosols: Assessment and Control, has been much anticipated by indoor environmental quality (IEQ) researchers in academics, practitioners such as certified industrial hygienists (CIHs), and the public...

15th REHVA HVAC World Congress, 4-6 June 2025, Milan
From ieq-ga.net - 5 October 2023, 18:00

The REHVA HVAC World Congress CLIMA is the leading international scientific congress in the field of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC). After the great success of the 2022 edition, organized by the Dutch association TVVL, the baton now passes to AiCARR for the organization of CLIMA 2025: the 15th REHVA HVAC World Congress, which will be held in Milan, Italy, from June...

ASHRAE International Building Decarbonization Conference, April 17- 19, 2024, Madrid, Spain
From ieq-ga.net - 5 February, 09:50

The ASHRAE International Building Decarbonization Conference 2024 is a must-attend event for all stakeholders in the built environment industry who are passionate about reducing carbon emissions from buildings and infrastructure. This 3rd ASHRAE topical conference provides a unique opportunity for  professionals to share ...

Announcement Summer School 2024 in Almeria, Spain, 11 - 18 September 2024
From dynastee.info - 6 July 2023, 11:52

 After nine Summer/Spring Schools and two training Webinars, DYNASTEE is proud to announce that for the 10th time it will organise a physical Summer School in 2024. More than 190 PhD students and researchers have participated in the nine preceding physical...


News from the EU and international partners

Energy efficiency of buildings: MEPs adopt plans to decarbonise the sector
From www.europarl.europa.eu - 8 April, 13:25

On Tuesday March 12, MEPs adopted plans, already agreed upon with Council, to help reduce energy consumption and greenhouse-gas emissions from the buildings sector. The proposed revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive aims to progressively reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and...

European Sustainable Energy Week 2024 | 11 - 13 June 2024
From interactive.eusew.eu - 8 April, 13:20

From 11 to 13 June, the European Sustainable Energy Week brings together public authorities, private companies, NGOs and consumers to promote initiatives accelerating decarbonisation through green technologies and solutions towards a fair and just transition for people and competitive businesses.. Join the European Sustainable Energy...

Energy efficiency and affordability for households
From build-up.ec.europa.eu - 8 April, 13:15

Housing represents a cornerstone of human well-being. Ensuring accessibility and efficiency not only enhances quality of life but also paves the way for economic resilience and social cohesion. The European Union has set policies, initiatives, and financial instruments to reach these goals...

Innovating Energy Performance: A Deep Dive into the EPC RECAST Project
From build-up.ec.europa.eu - 8 April, 13:01

BUILD UP is hosting a webinar organised by Rehva on Innovating Energy Performance: A Deep Dive into the EPC RECAST Project. The event will delve into the role of the EPC Recast Project in contributing to sustainable and efficient buildings...

REHVA experts developed a guidance on the EPBD!
From www.rehva.eu - 8 April, 12:57

Revised EPBD includes many new items among which EP-value calculation based on the total primary energy instead of non-renewable primary energy maybe seen as a fundamental change. How to calculate EP-value according to EPBD recast and set corresponding energy and operational CO2 thresholds for zero emission buildings would be a great question for energy experts...

ISIAQ's New Journal: Indoor Environments
From www.aivc.org - 6 March, 09:33

Elsevier and the International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate (ISIAQ) are proud to introduce Indoor Environments, a new international, multi-disciplinary research journal dedicated to advancing the field of indoor environmental sciences. This journal will serve as a vital platform for researchers, scholars, and professionals interested in all aspects of indoor environments, including health, comfort, and...

Global Status Report for Buildings and Construction
From www.unep.org - 8 April, 13:06

As outlined in this edition, the buildings and construction sector contributes significantly to global climate change, accounting for about 21 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions. In 2022, buildings were responsible for 34 per cent of global energy...

Indoor Air 2024: “Sustaining the Indoor Air Revolution: Raise Your Impact” | July 7-11, 2024, Hawaii
From indoorair2024.org - 10 January, 16:17

Hawaii’s beautiful oceanfront city, Honolulu, offers a great environment for the Indoor Air 2024 Conference. Indoor Air 2024 marks the 18th International Conference of the International Society of Indoor Air Quality & Climate. The Indoor Air 2024 Conference will continue the IA Conference Series with a multidisciplinary and holistic view. on indoor air science....

ROOMVENT 2024 – April 22-25, Stockholm, Sweden
From invitepeople.com - 2 February, 16:13

RoomVent 2024 gathers policymakers, designers, researchers,engineers, and other professionals. The combination of industry and research, which makes this conference unique, is a conscious choice to create a meeting place for science as well as ...



...including a list of our recent webinar recordings 


Exploring window opening behaviour for optimal cooling and thermal comfort (more info)


An IAQ and thermal comfort coach prototype to improve comfort and energy consumption thanks to adequate management of natural ventilation


Arnaud Jay (CEA liten/INES, France)


Coupling methodology of windows and ceiling fan occupant behaviour models with building energy models: a tropical case study

Maäréva Payet & Maxime Boulinguez  (PIMENT Lab University of La Réunion/ Laboratoire d’Ecologie Urbaine Réunion, France)


Observing and modeling window states in French dwellings monitored during a summer with heatwaves

Mathilde Hostein, Cerema/ENTPE, France​ 


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