Deliverables

The TAAC working group provides the opportunity to exchange on practices within countries; various surveys have been performed leading to the following outputs (i.e. publications): ​​

Articles published during the AIVC-TightVent annual conferences and workshops:

Building and ductwork airtightness requirements in Europe – Comparison of 10 European countries. Valérie Leprince, François Rémi Carrié, Maria Kapsalaki. 38th AIVC Conference “Ventilating healthy low-energy buildings”, Nottingham, UK, 13-14 September 2017.

Comparison of building preparation rules for airtightness testing in 11 European countries. Valérie Leprince, François-Rémi Carrié. 35th AIVC Conference ” Ventilation and airtightness in transforming the building stock to high performance”, Poznan, Poland, 24-25 September 2014

Reasons behind and lessons learnt with the development of airtightness testers schemes in 11 European countries. Valérie Leprince, François Rémi Carrié. International Workshop: Quality of Methods for Measuring Ventilation and Air Infiltration in Buildings | Brussels, Belgium 18-19 March 2014.

AIVC Ventilation Information Paper 37: Impact of Energy Policies on Building and Ductwork Airtightness. Valérie Leprince, Maria Kapsalaki, François Rémi Carrié. 2017.

 

TightVent webinars providing an overview of approaches in various countries:

Airtightness testing part 1: Status and trends in competent tester schemes in the UK and Belgium, 14 November 2013

Airtightness testing part 2: Status and trends in competent tester schemes in Germany, the Czech Republic and France, 22 November 2013

Airtightness testing part 3: Status and trends in competent tester schemes in Denmark, Ireland and Sweden, 20 November 2014

Topical sessions organized during the annual AIVC – TightVent joint Conferences
Topical session on “Quality issues in airtightness testing” organized during the 35th AIVC – 4th TightVent Conference “Ventilation and airtightness in transforming the building stock to high performance”, in Poznan, Poland.