This Human Comfort lesson discusses strategies to design comfortable buildings and to correct comfort problems in existing buildings. As a building-energy specialist, you need to understand the relationship among the buildings thermal characteristics and the comfort of the building’s occupants.
The following topics will be covered:
- Principles of human comfort and how it impacts building energy-use.
- What makes people feel too hot or too cold.
- The four primary factors that affect human comfort in buildings.
This lesson is approved for .55 BPI CEUs.
Effort hours: 1.1