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Tell Me Something I Don’t Know #7

Tell Me Something I Don’t Know #7

Thermal Comfort: “a condition of mind in which satisfaction is expressed with the personal environment”. Depends on environmental factors and personal factors.

Thermal comfort factors: 50% Radiation – 30% Convection – 20% Evaporation. 

Conclusion = Mean radiant temperature matters

Question = Why is space comfort controlled (using thermostats) by the 30% factor only? 

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