Thermal Comfort with Convective and Radiant Cooling Systems

Risto Kosonen, Panu Mustakallio, Zhecho Bolashikov, Arsen Melikov

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The difference in thermal conditions between convective and radiant systems is not
significant. Contrary to common awareness air temperature and operative temperature are almost similar in room occupied zone with radiant ceiling and chilled beam systems. Experiments with human subjects indicate similar performance of systems with respect to the whole body thermal sensation
and acceptability of thermal conditions.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of 9th Windsor Conference: Making Comfort Relevant
Place of PublicationUK
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)978-0-9928957-3-0
Publication statusPublished - 2016
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventWindsor Conference - Cumberland Lodge, Windsor, United Kingdom
Duration: 7 Apr 201610 Apr 2016
Conference number: 9


ConferenceWindsor Conference
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
OtherThermal comfort
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