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…
The 40th AIVC conference “From Energy crisis to sustainable indoor climate – 40 years of AIVC”, organised by Ghent University & INIVE, will be held on 15 and 16 October 2019 in Ghent, Belgium.
The event will place its focus on Smart ventilation, IAQ and health relationships; Airtightness; Ventilative cooling – Resilient cooling. It will consist of 3 parallel sessions largely devoted to: Well‐prepared and structured sessions focused on the conference topics; Presentations on invitation; Presentations arising from the call for papers and; 90 seconds industry presentations.
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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
ATLANTA – A manual to help users navigate the changes in ASHRAE’s 2016 ventilation standard is now available. The User’s Manual for ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2016, Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality, provides information on the requirements of the standard and … Continue reading
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
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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This new report, released by the US Global Change Research Program, provides a comprehensive, evidence-based, and quantitative estimation of observed and projected climate change related health impacts in the United States. Chapter 3 of the report specifically focuses on Air Quality Impacts. … Continue reading
The Indoor Environmental Quality Global alliance organised its first sessions at the June 2015 ASHRAE Annual conference. The sessions present a holistic approach to indoor environmental quality and give information on different societies’ activities to improve the indoor environment. To … Continue reading