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survey of the thermal environment in naturally ventilated offices in summer

D. Kibblewhite

survey of the thermal environment in naturally ventilated offices in summer

an interim report

by D. Kibblewhite

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Published by Heating & Ventilating Research Association in Bracknell .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby D. Kibblewhite and L.J. Stewart.
SeriesLaboratory report / Heating and Ventilating Research Association -- no.31, Laboratory report (Heating and Ventilating Research Association) -- no.31.
ContributionsStewart, L. J., Heating and Ventilating Research Association.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13966873M

The edition of ASHRAE Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human Occupancy specifies a number of methods to help determine indoor thermal environmental conditions that a significant number of occupants would find acceptable, and details thermal comfort for mechanically and naturally ventilated : Amarpreet Sethi. Occupant survey data provides insights on occupant satisfaction in LEED and green buildings. Occupant Perspectives on Outdoor Noise in Office Buildings IEQ. Testing perceived barriers to adoption of naturally ventilated and mixed mode buildings. Thermal Comfort in Non-Uniform Environments IEQ. Thermal comfort is the condition of mind that expresses satisfaction with the thermal environment and is assessed by subjective evaluation (ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 55). The human body can be viewed as a heat engine where food is the input energy. The human body will generate excess heat into the environment, so the body can continue to operate.   A total of office workers responded to the questionnaire survey based on the Building Use Studies (BUS) Occupant Survey and Reporting Method. Objective measurements of the thermal environment (temperature and relative humidity) under mechanically and naturally ventilated conditions were also carried out in the by:

This paper presents a thermal comfort study in a naturally ventilated residential house located in a tropical hot-humid climate region. This study is part of long-term research to investigate: (I) the thermal comfort range for people who live in tropical hot- humid climate regions and (2) the design factors that.


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Study on thermal adaptation in naturally ventilated office buildings in Japan Marina Takasu1, Ryozo Ooka1, Hom B. Rijal2, Madhavi Indraganti3, Manoj Kumar Singh1 1 Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo, Japan. 2 Faculty of Environmental Studies, Tokyo City University, Japan.

A transverse questionnaire based thermal comfort field study was conducted in 30 naturally ventilated university classrooms during peak summer months in composite climate of India. ventilated buildings, National building code of India prescribes the thermal comfort of a person between TropicalSummerIndex(TSI)TSIvaluesof C to C, (Dry bulb temperature for summer 25 C to 30 C withoptimumconditionat C forincreased airmovementand22 C to18 C forwinter)undersec-tioninpart8.

TropicalSummerIndex(TSI)is. In this study, questionnaire based thermal comfort survey has been carried out survey of the thermal environment in naturally ventilated offices in summer book naturally ventilated classrooms of Tezpur University during the.

Energy and Buildings, 5 () - Survey of the thermal environment in naturally ventilated offices in summer book Thermal Environment in Offices DAVID S. FISHMAN and STEPHEN L.

PIMBERT British Gas Corporation, Watson House, Peterborough Road, London SW6 3HN (U.K.) The reactions of 26 subjects to the thermal environment in a commercial building throughout the working day have been moni- tored for one by: A field study was carried out during monsoon and winter seasons of –16 to investigate the thermal environment and thermal comfort in naturally ventilated (NV) indoor environment of.

Field study of thermal comfort was conducted in six naturally ventilated hostel survey of the thermal environment in naturally ventilated offices in summer book of composite climate considering Class-II protocol of field measurement during summer Total survey samples of same age group (average years) were collected including objective and subjective by: A field study of the thermal comfort of workers in natural ventilated office buildings in Oxford and Aberdeen, UK, was carried out which included information about use of building controls.

Examination of thermal comfort in a naturally ventilated hostel using PMV-PPD model and field survey (TSV) of occupants. The field survey was carried out in a naturally ventilated hostel building located on the campus of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.

accuracy on the assessment of the thermal environment, the measurement protocols File Size: KB. Thermal comfort evaluation of a mixed-mode ventilated office building with advanced natural ventilation and underfloor air distribution systems Abstract This study uses field monitoring and post occupancy evaluation (POE) surveys to investigate the indoor thermal comfort of an office building that is located in subtropical by: 7.

A thermal comfort field study has been carried out in five cities in the humid subtropical climate zone in China. The survey was performed in naturally ventilated and air-conditioned buildings during the summer season in There were occupants from buildings who participated in this study and questionnaire responses were by: A thermal comfort field study of naturally ventilated classrooms in Kharagpur, India Article in Building and Environment 92 October with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Thermal and visual comfort assessment of natural ventilated office buildings in Europe and North America V. Costanzo1, M. Donn2 1 School of Construction Management and Engineering, University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO BoxReading, Berkshire, UKFile Size: 2MB. Introduction.

The indoor thermal environment is normally unacceptable in naturally ventilated industrial buildings with high temperature heat sources, such as iron and steel plants and metallurgy plants.As a result, workers who are directly exposed to the unacceptable thermal environment may have increased health symptoms and decreased productivity.Cited by: Conversely, natural ventilation systems that provide insufficient survey of the thermal environment in naturally ventilated offices in summer book air are thought to potentially compromise indoor air quality and may be associated with overheating in summer.

This paper reports on a study funded by the NHBC Foundation of the indoor environment of eight super-insulated naturally ventilated homes in the south of the UK. The current Indian building codes specify thermal comfort standards for naturally ventilated offices only.

This paper presents a year-long field study carried out during –16 to investigate thermal comfort in naturally ventilated (NV) classrooms of three government residential schools located in the composite climatic zone of by: 1.

Study on Adaptive Thermal Comfort in Naturally Ventilated The acceptance of indoor thermal environment is directly connected with the building’s performance [3]. The poor insulation and ventilation have a negative impact on the indoor thermal comfort of students.

Most of the countries have been conducting the thermal comfort survey in Author: Shrestha Mishan, Rijal Hom Bahadur. In natural ventilated buildings, greater control over thermal environment and ventilation could be obtained try using common means of control e.g.

operable windows, blinds and to some extent lights. The control over lighting and direct solar gain depends on the individual's control over the use of light switching and by: Environmental Design Guide for Naturally Ventilated and Daylit Offices: (BR ) (Bre Reports) [Rennie, David] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Environmental Design Guide for Naturally Ventilated and Daylit Offices: (BR ) (Bre Reports)Format: Spiral-bound. Indoor thermal environment in a naturally ventilated building always changes with outdoor climate, leading to variable thermal comfort requirement of occupants (ASHRAE, ; EN, ).

Thermal adaption has been widely accepted as the theoretical principle of thermal comfort in naturally ventilated buildings (Brager and de Dear, ). Making sound decisions early in the design process - for example on the shape of the building and its rooms, and on the size and position of windows, and the choice of glazing - can reduce energy consumption by up to 50 percent.

They can also double daylight levels and avoid. model in properly assessing the thermal comfort in naturally ventilated buildings (Buratti & Ricciardi, ). This paper presents an investigation of the effectiveness of a range of ECMs that can be potentially used to improve energy performance and thermal comfort of existing naturally ventilated university buildings.

Once one of the environmental variables (outdoor air temperature, indoor air temperature, and mean radiant temperature) is known, the thermal sensation of the occupant with wearing typical winter clothing during light work in the naturally ventilated buildings is approximately determined by the parametric correlations in dry by: investigate the humidity effect on thermal comfort in naturally ventilated buildings in the humid tropics of M a-laysia.

Humidity and Thermal Comfort Standards Thermal comfort is a state of mind which describes the satisfaction toward the indoor thermal environment [1] [2].File Size: 1MB. Free-running buildings (i.e.

naturally ventilated buildings with no mechanical systems for heating or cooling) have the potential to be much more energy efficient than air-conditioned buildings. This paper is based on approximately instantaneous thermal comfort and long term background survey.

An investigation is presented of children's thermal sensation trends and their perception of overall comfort and tiredness in school classrooms. Findings are reported from a field survey in a naturally ventilated primary school in Southampton, UK, which included thermal comfort surveys and simultaneous measurements of indoor environmental Cited by: Author(s): Brager, G.

S.; de Dear, R. | Abstract: Recently proposed revisions to ASHRAE Stand Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human Occupancy, include a new adaptive comfort standard (ACS) that allows warmer indoor temperatures for naturally ventilated buildings during summer.

The ACS is based on the analysis of 21, sets of raw data compiled from Cited by: ASHRAE’s Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human Occupancy Standard characterizes the indoor summer comfort range 1 as about 74–83°F (23–28°C) and the winter comfort range 2 as about 67–79°F (19–26°C), depending on the relative humidity.

Air distribution in naturally ventilated offices (TN 4/99) Air distribution in naturally ventilated offices (TN 4/99) Contact Information Centre. Close +44 (0) for natural ventilation through one external facade to be effective in providing a comfortable and healthy indoor environment on a still, warm summer day.

Most of the background for the PMV index is based on studies in climate chambers, which can be very different from a normal office or home an alternative approach, thousands of building occupants have been involved in field studies in real buildings, where measurements and questionnaires have been used to correlate the temperature to the thermal sensation.

The investigations were made in a naturally ventilated office building in Copenhagen, Denmark, where a measuring program was used to document the indoor climate and ventilation system performance from July – June The program both included a questionnaire for investigations of the perceived indoor environmental quality and.

The survey was conducted in a mixture of air-conditioned, evaporative-cooled and naturally ventilated classrooms in nine schools located in three distinct subtropical climate zones during the summer of A total of questionnaires were collected from both primary (grade) and secondary (high) by: Kwok [6] conducted a survey of 3, students and teachers in 29 naturally ventilated and air-conditioned classrooms in Hawaii.

He found that naturally ventilated classroom occupants accept a wide operative temperature range ( – oC). Based upon the fact that most people now live in air-conditioned spaces, the thermal comfort limit. THERMAL COMFORT Background document C for the 40% House report condition of mind which expresses satisfaction with the thermal environment’ (ISO ).

Perceptions of this environment are affected by air temperature, radiant wider temperature variation for buildings that are naturally ventilated, in order to make allowance for File Size: KB.

Occupants’ preferences for air movement in naturally ventilated buildings have been extracted from a database of three thermal comfort surveys conducted in the humid subtropical climate zone in China, during winter, spring, and summer seasons.

The distribution of draft sensation shows that only, and % of the subjects in winter, spring, and summer Cited by: 6. The large sample size test and statistic of thermophysical parameters of natural ventilated residential buildings in hot-summer and cold-winter area, including the indoor air temperature, relative humidity, and wind speed, was performed in this study.

The basic situations of the occupant were investigated by questionnaires. The thermal. Nudge 3: Allow the air conditioning setpoint in your office to vary seasonally. The original ACM used outdoor climate to describe the environmental context shaping the thermal experience of occupants in naturally ventilated buildings, in which the indoor conditions are closely tied to the natural rhythms outdoors.

Occupant Indoor Environmental Quality Survey and Building Benchmarking. Low-cost HVAC control programming can reduce energy while improving summer comfort. HVAC. A standard for thermal comfort in naturally ventilated buildings included in ASHRAE Standard FS. The neutral temperature in naturally ventilated offices was °C (°F) lower in winter and °C (°F) lower in summer than in air-conditioned offices.

However, there was only a marginal difference in clothing insulation and activity levels between the two types of offices. Natural ventilation makes the most of air motion to cool you and your home. This is the primary passive cooling strategy in all climate zones, but the nuances of its application vary by region.

All schools are naturally ventilated through window opening and have pdf shading (blinds). Thermal comfort surveys The comfort temperature model used in EN (Table 1) was derived from thermal comfort field surveys conducted in offices. Using the same approach, survey data were collected from 19 classrooms in two naturally.download pdf with naturally ventilated spaces, providing broad temperature ranges as a function on mean monthly outdoor temperatures – refer to Figure 2.

This assumes light and sedentary activity, but is independent of humidity, air speed and clothing considerations. Fig 2 Thermal Comfort Ranges in Naturally Ventilated Buildings (source: ASHRAE 55)File Size: KB.in naturally ventilated classrooms in hot and humid climates.

Keywords: green roof, thermal comfort, ebook performance, overheating risk Introduction In Taiwan, elementary and high schools traditionally have been naturally ventilated. Numerous Taiwan schools in the cities have been experiencing overheating in the summer.