Netherlands

TVVL

Nederlandse Technische Vereniging voor Installaties in Gebouwen
Dutch Society for Building Services



Established: 1959
Personal members: 1000
Company Members/Supporters: approx.  500
Number of personnel in the office: 12

President: H.W. (Henk Willem) van Dorp MBA
Years: 2014
E-mail: info@remove-this.tvvl.nl

Director: ing. J. Th. (John) Lens
E-mail: j.lens@remove-this.tvvl.nl

CONTACT INFORMATION OF THE OFFICE

Mailing address:

Korenmolenlaan 4
NL-3447 GG Woerden

Contact person: John Lens
Tel: +31 (0)88 401 06 00
E-mail: info@remove-this.tvvl.nl

Website: www.tvvl.nl

SOCIETY´S MAGAZINE/JOURNAL

TVVL Magazine
Number of issues/ year: 8
Number of copies per issue: 3500

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Reports issued by TVVL’s Impuls group and Expert groups

TRAINING EVENTS/COURSES

Number of training events/courses per year
Total number of participants per year: approximately 350 

TVVL courses, most of them on post-bachelor level:

  • Air treatment and climate control
  • Noise control for technical installations
  • Sanitary systems, gas systems and fire-protection
  • Project management for building services
  • Commissioning
  • Air-treatment for special spaces
  • Sustainability for buildings
  • Working conditions for Health & Safety officers delete
  • Building engineering for engineers in building services
  • Mechanical engineering for electrical engineers
  • Electrical engineering for mechanical engineers 
  • Technical installations for building engineers
  • Design of electrical building services
  • Systemarchitect building automation
  • Measurement and control engineering
  • Hydraulic circuits in heating and cooling
  • 4 Human Skills courses :  consultancy skills ; conversation techniques ; couragous presenting and convincing ; Leadership

CONFERENCES

  • Smart Cities Event (update), January 2018
  • New Year reception, January 2018
  • Executive Board Meeting, February, April, June, October and December 2018
  • Young Professionals Festival, April 2018
  • Building Holland congress + TVVL’s Gen. Assembly, April 2018
  • TVVL Family day, June 2018
  • National Sanitary Congres, June 2018
  • TVVL’s Technology Day, October/November 2018
  • Smart Cities Event (update), January 2019
  • New Year reception, January 2019
  • Executive Board Meeting, February, April, June, October and December 2019
  • Building Holland congress + TVVL’s Gen. Assembly, April 2019
  • Active Member meeting TVVL, March 2019
  • TVVL’s Technology Day, October/November 2019

Website of the conferences, see: www.tvvl.nl

Approx. 12 national TVVL conferences/year and approx. 50 regional events

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES

Recent studies worked on:

  • Façade and HVAC design
  • Phase Change Material (PCM)
  • Ventilation and sleep quality (indoor air quality)
  • Fine Particle protection indoors with advanced HVAC system technology
  • Circular economy: HVAC design
  • True calculation of nZEB 
  • Roadmap to nZEB hospitals
  • Food technology
  • DC (Direct Current) built environment
  • BIM
  • Individual room temperature control and energy performances 
  • Flexible HVAC design 
  • Geothermal energy systems 
  • Comparison of energy labels
  • Power Quality
  • nZEB and domestic hot water 
  • Commissioning
  • Domestic hot water circulation systems 
  • Internet of Things

PS: Studies are usually carried out in cooperation with other parties/ institutions in The Netherlands (ISSO; KIEN; OTIB; UNETO-VNI, Universities, Supporters and others) 

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