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Thermal comfort in naturally ventilated buildings: revisions to Ashrae Standard 55

De Dear R J, Brager G S, 2002
thermal comfort | natural ventilation | standard
Bibliographic info: Energy and Buildings, Volume 34, Issue 6, July 2002, pp 549-561
Languages: English

A new Adaptive Comfort Standard is included in the recently accepted revisions to Ashrae standard 55. That ACS permits warmer indoor temperatures for naturally ventilated buildings during summer and in warmer climate zones. It is based on the analysis of 21,000 sets of raw data compiled from field studies in 160 buildings located in different climatic zones on the 4 continents.


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