6 March 2018, AIVC Webinar – “IAQ sensors for smart ventilation of buildings”

Tuesday 6 March 2018, 15:00-16:30 (Brussels time, CET)

AIVC defines smart ventilation as a process to continually adjust the ventilation system of a building in order to provide the desired Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) benefits while minimizing energy consumption, utility bills and other non-IAQ costs (thermal discomfort, noise, etc.). Smart ventilation responds to one or more of the following: building occupancy, outdoor conditions, electricity grid needs, operation of other building systems, direct sensing of contaminants.

Recent developments in low-cost sensors have opened up the opportunity to sense contaminants in the indoor environment and use these measurements to control ventilation, filtration and other air cleaning systems. Before using these sensors for these critical applications, there is a need to know how well they measure pollutants of concern.

The objective of this webinar is:

    • to show an overview of the available low cost sensors for indoor air measurements (particulates, VOCs, CO2);
    • to present results of two recent laboratory and on site evaluations of some sensors;
    • to assess their applicability to ventilation system control.

This webinar is organised by the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre and facilitated by INIVE (www.inive.org).

Presentations and speakers:

    • IntroductionPeter Wouters (AIVC, Belgium)
    • Evaluating particulate sensors for IAQ controlsIain Walker (LBNL, USA)
    • Assessment of low-cost particulate and VOC sensorsLaure Mouradian (CETIAT, France)

Participation to the webinar is FREE, but requires you to REGISTER for the event.

For further information please download the flyer.

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