Ventilative Cooling in Standards, Legislation and Compliance Tools

Christoffer Plesner, Michal Pomianowski*

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The use of VC is strongly related to standards, regulations and national compliance tools. The chapter describes the current status and future recommendations for better implementation of ventilative cooling in standards, legislation and compliance tools. The content of the chapter is based on the extensive review of EN standards, ISO standards and national standards, as well as national legislation and national compliance tools. Information is also obtained through questionnaires answered by experts from 11 countries, all of which participated in the IEA EBC Annex 62. Study reveals that ventilative cooling is not well-integrated in standards, legislation and compliance tools. It also reveals that there is a broad field of evaluation methods for ventilative cooling, ranging from very simple to detailed, which can support a better integration of ventilative cooling in the near future.First in this chapter is presented status in: standards, legislation and compliance tools. Respectively the status is followed with recommendation on each.Chapter finishes with conclusions.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInnovations in Ventilative Cooling
Number of pages26
Publication date2021
ISBN (Print)978-3-030-72387-3
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-030-72385-9
Publication statusPublished - 2021
SeriesPoliTO Springer Series

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