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Thermal Comfort in Offices – Natural Ventilation vs . Air Conditioning

  title={Thermal Comfort in Offices – Natural Ventilation vs . Air Conditioning},
  author={R. Hellwig and S. Brasche and W. Bischof},
Based on both subjective and objective data, a study was carried out in order to identify differences in the perception of thermal comfort of office workers in naturally ventilated and air-conditioned buildings. The analysis of the interviews shows that occupants of naturally ventilated office buildings are significantly more satisfied with their thermal environment than occupants in air-conditioned buildings. Several perceived parameters influence thermal comfort: lighting, draughts… CONTINUE READING
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