Program 2017


Friday, March 31, 2017

Session 1: Airtightness of the building envelope – trends and activities
The status quo of airtight building in Germany
Oliver Solcher, Germany
Improvement of buildings envelope airtightness in France – Analysis of about 90.000 measurements
Adeline Mélois, France
Quality standards of the Belgian Association for Airtightness Testing
Roger Hoffmann, Belgium
New developments in the field of airtightness measurements and airtightness designs in Switzerland
Michael Wehrli, Switzerland
Airtightness in North America seen from Building Physics Viewpoint
Mark Bomberg, Canada
Session 2: Leakages – How untight is tight enough? 
The significance of air leakages – Evaluation problems and recommendations
Results from the FLiB e.V. research project
Klaus Vogel, Germany
The importance of air leakages – Simulation calculations
Results from the FLiB e. V. research project
Victor Norrefeldt, Germany
A legal evaluation of leakages – Arguments beyond building physics
Ulf Köpcke, Germany
Methods for measuring and analyzing leakages - A check list
Wilfried Walther, Germany
Session 3: Pitfalls of sealing and bonding
Planning and implementing airtightness with an airtightness design
Stefan Hückstedt, Germany
Recommendations for the optimal and lasting sealing of joints from a hygro-thermal perspective
Björn Kethorn, Germany
Airtightness of multifunctional sealing tapes 
Søren Peper, Germany
The airtight flushing tank completion – A blessing or a curse?
Thomas Runzheimer, Germany 
Brief description posters
Long-term measurements of moisture and temperature in  building construction
Pavel Paulau, Germany
New carpentry specific guideline for roof railing and wooden house construction
Helmut Schuler, Germany

Saturday, April 1, 2017 

Session 4: Ventilation systems
Impact of energy policies on building and ductwork airtightness
François Rémi Carrié, France
Ductwork und envelope leakage diagnostic – impact analysis and improvements in an airport control tower
Fabrice Richieri, France
Air-flow and airtightness measurements of centralized ventilation systems 
Theo Reuter, Germany 
Decentralised ventilation systems versus air(un)tightness? 
Erik Schütze, Germany
Session 5: Measuring practice 1
Individual and guard-zone measurements in apartment buildings
Andreas Kaschuba-Holtgrave, Germany
Measuring a big building in Madrid - Fieldreport with 545.000 m³ Volume
Sergio Melgosa Revillas, Spain
Developing of large building testing in Baltic Countries
Andrejs Nitijevskis, Latvia
Components permeability by means of in-situ blower door tests
Nuno M. M. Ramos, Portugal
Assessment of airflow measurement uncertainty at terminal devices
Adeline Mélois, France
Repeatability of airtightness test results in laboratory conditions
Jiří Novák, Czech Republic
Session 6: Measuring practice 2
Radon detection with a BlowerDoor –  A report from experience
Hans Ananiassen, Norway
Zonal pressure testing of a dwelling and leakage evaluation – Experience with the thermal anemometer
Gavin Ó Sé, Ireland 
The natural pressure differential – Wind infiltration. Results of a long-term measurement
Oliver Solcher, Germany
The airtightness of clean rooms –  the new VDI 2083/19
Daniel Jung, Germany 
Leakage detection using thermography – Results with different camera systems
Benjamin Standecker, Germany