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Field study of air conditioning and thermal comfort in residential buildings

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Abstract


  • The aim of this study is to better understand the external and internal drivers that affect residential air-conditioning (A/C) use decisions and occupant comfort. Field observations were carried out using instrumental measurements and smartphone questionnaires, recording householder's A/C usage patterns, indoor/outdoor climatic factors, perception of thermal comfort and adaptive behaviours.

Authors


  •   Kim, Jungsoo (external author)
  •   De Dear, Richard (external author)
  •   Parkinson, Tom (external author)
  •   Candido, Christhina (external author)
  •   Cooper, Paul
  •   Ma, Zhenjun
  •   Saman, Wasim (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2016

Citation


  • Kim, J., de Dear, R., Parkinson, T., Candido, C., Cooper, P., Ma, Z. & Saman, W. (2016). Field study of air conditioning and thermal comfort in residential buildings. Network for Comfort and Energy Use in Buildings Windsor Conference (pp. 1-18). United Kingdom: Network for Comfort and Energy Use in Buildings.

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=6368&context=eispapers

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/eispapers/5340

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  • 18

Place Of Publication


  • www.windsorconference.com

Abstract


  • The aim of this study is to better understand the external and internal drivers that affect residential air-conditioning (A/C) use decisions and occupant comfort. Field observations were carried out using instrumental measurements and smartphone questionnaires, recording householder's A/C usage patterns, indoor/outdoor climatic factors, perception of thermal comfort and adaptive behaviours.

Authors


  •   Kim, Jungsoo (external author)
  •   De Dear, Richard (external author)
  •   Parkinson, Tom (external author)
  •   Candido, Christhina (external author)
  •   Cooper, Paul
  •   Ma, Zhenjun
  •   Saman, Wasim (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2016

Citation


  • Kim, J., de Dear, R., Parkinson, T., Candido, C., Cooper, P., Ma, Z. & Saman, W. (2016). Field study of air conditioning and thermal comfort in residential buildings. Network for Comfort and Energy Use in Buildings Windsor Conference (pp. 1-18). United Kingdom: Network for Comfort and Energy Use in Buildings.

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=6368&context=eispapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/eispapers/5340

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 18

Place Of Publication


  • www.windsorconference.com