The core mission of TAL is to build further on current research, create awareness and build healthier environments. As the relation of ventilation and energy consumption and the performance of our current systems are being looked at in great detail. We are excited to join the board on such an important and relevant topic. We are strong advocates of increased research on the topic of IAQ. As we expect an increase in regulations and policies for the coming years, these scientific foundations are crucial in
As people spend the majority of their times in indoor spaces, providing them with comfortable & clean environments is crucial for their wellbeing and productivity. This can be achieved through the implementation of Smart Ventilation designs that are able to continually adjust themselves depending on the dynamically changing indoor/outdoor conditions, to provide good IAQ while minimizing energy use, discomfort and noise. Current practices in ventilation design are driven by minimum requirements of IAQ, energy use and investment costs, rendering them conservative and inefficient. At present, no method exists that allows to select the most optimal system & room layout based on a coherent set of indicators (IEQ, energy use, comfort, resilience, LCCs...).