Mission of the IEQ Global Alliance

The mission of IEQ-GA is to provide an acceptable indoor environmental quality (thermal environment-indoor air quality-lighting-acoustic) to occupants in buildings and places of work around the world and to make sure the knowledge from research on IEQ get to be implemented in practice. >> Read more…

3 Upcoming AIVC events | AIVC Workshop on Airtightness & Ventilation- 39th AIVC Conference- Webinar on Ductwork Airtightness

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The AIVC workshop: “Towards higher-performing buildings: The role of airtightness and ventilation” will take place in Wellington, New Zealand on 19-20 March, 2018. Registration is now open.

The 39th AIVC conference “Smart Ventilation for buildings” will be held on 18-19 September 2018 in Juan-les-Pins, France together with the 7th TightVent conference and the 5th venticool conference. Abstract submission is now open and due March 1, 2018.

The TightVent-AIVC Webinar “Ductwork airtightness: Standardisation’s on- going work and an overview of status and trends in Sweden, Japan, Spain and Portugal” will be held on 25 January 2018 at 09:00 CET. Registration is now open.

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IAQA Rebrands with New Logo, Tagline and Website

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ATLANTA – In recognition of its role as an organization that connects all parts of the industry, encouraging collaboration and growth, the Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) has announced a rebranding. Launched today, the rebranding features a new logo, which … Continue reading

“After the Fire”. Synergist Article Discusses Potential Risks of Wildfire Residues in the Indoor Environment

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A new article in the August 2016 issue of The Synergist addresses the potential human health effects of wildfire smoke and residues. The article illustrates some of the uncertainties that must be addressed when evaluating human health risk from wildfire residuals, including the composition of the wildfire smoke inside a home; concentration of chemical constituents in the smoke; fate and transport of persistent wildfire residual chemicals in the interior environment; and the effects of ventilation and housekeeping practices on contaminant deposition and removal rates.  The Synergist is the monthly magazine of the American Industrial Hygiene Association.

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