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…

Register now for AIVC 2018 Conference “Smart ventilation for buildings”, 18-19 September 2018, Juan-les-Pins, France

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Registration is still open for the 39th AIVC – 7th TightVent – 5th venticool joint conference “Smart ventilation for buildings” to be held on 18 and 19 September 2018 in Antibes Juan-Les-Pins, France. The detailed programme is now available at: http://aivc2018conference.org/#FINAL-PROGRAMME  There will be a total of 17 topical sessions: Rationale behind ventilation requirements and … Continue reading

New REHVA Dictionary App available!

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The Federation of European Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Associations (REHVA) has developed a new Dictionary App available for tablets and smart phones. The REHVA Dictionary is a user-friendly tool for HVAC professionals, developed in the last 15 years to … Continue reading

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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