01/2013

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EDITORIAL

05 Editorial - Building and ductwork airtightness: a critical factor for nearly zero-energy buildings
     François Rémi Carrié and Peter Wouters

ARTICLES

06 Summary of the AIVC-TightVent conference 2012
     Per Heiselberg, Willem de Gids, and Arnold Janssens

12 Industry visions on R&D for better buildings in the future
     Olli Seppänen

17 Proper building preparation for envelope airtightness testing
    Christophe Delmotte

20 Performing intermediate checks and early-stage testing of airtightness
     Tormod Aurlien

24 Research into the effect of improving airtightness in a typical UK dwelling
     Rob Coxon

28 Swedish experience with air tight ductwork
     Johnny Andersson

33 Ductwork airtightness requirements in Portugal
    Eduardo Maldonado and Fernando Brito

36 Evaluation of air leakage and its influence on thermal demands of office buildings in Madrid
    Jordi Pascual, Oscar Cámara, Aleksandar Ivancic, Damien Tavan and Maria Casanova

Evaluation of air leakage and its influence on thermal demands in Madrid (Full length)
Jordi Pascual, Oscar Cámara, Aleksandar Ivancic, Damien Tavan and Maria Casanova

41 Energy efficiency strategy at the portfolio of a property owner
    Yona Kamelgarn and Frank Hovorka

47 A new innovative Ground Heat Exchanger for heating, cooling and energy storage
    John Ljungqvist, Thomas Vogel and Lars Nielsen

50 Improved energy efficiency of air cooled chillers
     Maurizio Burba

NEWS

50 Eco design of energy related products – time for industry to wake up
    Jorma Railio