Created in 1979, the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre ( is one of the projects/annexes running under the Energy Conservation in Buildings and Community Systems implementing agreement, within the context of the International Energy  Agency. 

With the support of 17 member countries as well as key experts and two associations (REHVA and IBPSA), the AIVC offers industry and research organisations technical support aimed at better understanding the ventilation challenges and optimising energy efficient ventilation. 

The AIVC activities are supported by the following countries: Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Republic of Korea, Sweden, UK and USA.

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