Universidad de Valladolid is the entity to which, ultimately, belongs the Ventilation Laboratory. The Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura is the entity and physical place in which the Ventilation Laboratory is placed.
The Recognized Research Group Architecture & Energy aims to achieve the improvement of comfort and sanitary conditions of indoor spaces, taking into account the bases of conservation and respect for the environment. The Urcomante House is one of the products resulting from the Laboratory collaboration; it’s a self-sustaining, portable house that entered the Solar Decathlon competition.
The Air infiltration and Ventilation Centre is the Internacional Energy Agency information centre on energy efficient ventilation. AIVC offers organizations technical support aimed at optimizing ventilation technology, and produces a series of interesting guides and technical notes. The Spanish Technical Association of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration is a national non-profit organization whose purpose is the study of the problem and the development of air conditioning and refrigeration techniques. It is a collaborating entity of the current infiles project.
BlowerDoor is a german enterprise dedicated to the development of airtightness measuring systems, which equipment is a key part of the Ventilation Laboratory. The CTE(CTE in Spanish, Building Technical Code) is the amalgam of regulations, guidelines and standards that rule building, construction and installation deployal in Spain.
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, an organization that promotes and supports sustainable, ecofriendly and energy-saving technology. University of Hamburg’s CEDVAL Project is a windtunnel database compilation used to valídate numerical disperssion models with great quality and exactitude.
The CITyFIED Project intends to develop a new strategy for the transformation of european cities and districts into more afficient urban areas, compliant with current criteria in ambiental, economic and social sostenibility. EBC undertakes research and provides an international focus for building energy efficiency; allowing experts funded by national programmes and industry to pool their collective expertise to produce high quality project outputs.
The International Journal of Ventilation, a guide published quarterly since 1996, provides a simplified approach to ventilation with particular emphasis on its impact on air quality and energy demand. Sufficient guidance and data are given to enable basic calculations. The Instituto Torroja is an institution that belongs to the Spanish Upper Council of Scientific Research, and its main purpose is to conduct scientific research and technological development in the field of construction and materials.
Federation of European Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Associations an engineer pan-European network dedicated to the improvement of health, comfort and energy efficiency in all buildings and communities. Zehnder is a manufacturing company dedicated to the making of ventilation and heating products and systems, focusing on their efficiency and ecofriendliness.