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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/90077
Description: In hot humid climates, natural ventilation is an essential passive strategy in order to maintain thermal comfort inside buildings and it can be also used as an energy-conserving design strategy to red ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/90069
Description: According to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), it is clear that the buildings sector presents the biggest potential for deep and fast [CO.sup.2] emi ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/123852
Description: Contemporary concerns for improving environmental performance in buildings have led to an increased interest in natural ventilation (NV) either on its own or in combination with air-conditioning (mixe ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/14209
Description: The first guidelines for thermal comfort in buildings in The Netherlands were developed in the late 70s and in the 80s. They were based on the PMV-PPD relationship. In this article new guidelines are ... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/30969
Description: The effects of environmental and individual factors on thermal sensations in 22 air-conditioned office building were examined in a large thermal comfort field study in the hot-arid climate of Kalgoorl ... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/30974
Description: Thermal comfort research to date has been focused on indoor applications, but in recent years attention has turned to the comfort requirements of people using outdoor and semi-outdoor spaces. Two diff ... More
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Authors: de Dear, Richard
Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/36686
Description: Since the early twentieth century when air-conditioning began penetrating the market in a serious way, there has been a need for human factors research upon which HVAC engineering practice could be ba ... More
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Date: 2003
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/16400
Description: In the absence of empirical outdoor thermal comfort studies it has been widely assumed that indoor thermal comfort theory generalises to outdoor settings without modification. Many indoor models were ... More
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Date: 2003
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/29432
Description: The effects of environmental and individual factors on thermal sensation in airconditioned office environments were analysed for two large, fully compatible thermal comfort field studies in contrastin ... More
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Date: 2003
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/29447
Description: The adaptive thermal comfort model links indoor comfort temperatures to prevailing weather outdoors, shifting them higher in warm weather and lower in cool weather. Adaptive comfort engineering standa ... More
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Date: 2002
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/17034
Description: Recently accepted revisions to ASHRAE Standard 55—thermal environmental conditions for human occupancy, include a new adaptive comfort standard (ACS) that allows warmer indoor temperatures for natural ... More
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Date: 2002
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/31774
Description: This study investigated the effect on thermal perceptions and preferences of controlled metabolic excursions of various intensities (20%, 40%, 60% relative work load) and durations (3-30 min) imposed ... More
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Date: 2001
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/17456
Description: Current thermal comfort standards and the models underpinning them purport to be equally applicable across all types of building, ventilation, occupancy pattern and climate zone. A recent research pro ... More
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