Adaptive thermal comfort and overheating in buildings

Professor Fergus Nicol email, web

LEARN, London Metropolitan University


This presentation considers:

  • What lessons we can learn from thermal comfort surveys in the field
  • The nature of adaptive thermal comfort
  • How adaptive comfort has been included in Comfort Standards
  • What this means for the design of buildings
  • The problem of overheating


Slides of the lecture can be downloaded here: PDF

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