Efficiency and comfort: an integrated approach.

Author(s) : BISEL C., SIMMONDS P.

Type of article: Article


As employee costs can be USD 180/ft2.year, and office space energy costs around USD 1.25/ft2.year, boosting productivity by improving employee comfort can outweigh simple energy savings. The authors discuss glazing options including ventilated glazing, and illustrates in a table the effects of glazing systems on HVAC requirements. Describes the practice of evaluating and quantifying thermal comfort.


  • Original title: Efficiency and comfort: an integrated approach.
  • Record ID : 1999-2495
  • Languages: English
  • Subject: Environment
  • Source: Consult. Specif. Eng. - vol. 23 - n. 1
  • Publication date: 1998/01


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