publication . Article . 2005

THERMAL COMFORT STUDY OF AN AIR-CONDITIONED DESIGN STUDIO IN TROPICAL SURABAYA

Agus Dwi Hariyanto;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2005 Journal: Dimensi: Journal of Architecture and Built Environment (issn: 0126-219X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Petra Christian University
Abstract
This paper evaluates the current thermal comfort condition in an air-conditioned design studio using objective measurement and subjective assessment. Objective measurement is mainly to quantify the air temperature, MRT, relative humidity, and air velocity. Subjective assessment is conducted using a questionnaire to determine the occupants thermal comfort sensations and investigate their perception of the thermal comfort level. A design studio in an academic institution in Surabaya was chosen for the study. Results show that more than 80% of the occupants accepted the indoor thermal conditions even though both the environmental and comfort indices exceeded the li...
Subjects
free text keywords: Thermal comfort, PMV, neutral temperature., Architecture, NA1-9428
Communities
Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage
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