comfort temperature

comfort temperature

[′kəm·fərt ‚tem·prə·chər]
(mechanical engineering)
Any one of the indexes in which air temperatures have been adjusted to represent human comfort or discomfort under prevailing conditions of temperature, humidity, radiation, and wind.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Down jackets have a wide comfort temperature range, which makes it suitable for both cold and warm temperatures.
Based on the above, the objective of this study is to determine the applicabilities of PMV-PPD model and the adaptive model in a mixed-mode office building, to investigate the comfort temperature of office occupants and to propose an adaptive model in such mixed mode office building in the UK climate.
In a field study conducted in Japanese schools (Kwok and Chun 2003) where the both air-conditioned and naturally ventilated buildings were examined, the comfort temperature for naturally ventilated buildings was reported to be 3[degrees] C (5.4[degrees] F) higher than that for air-conditioned buildings during the cooling season.
Birds that received the oral nutritional supplement and were kept under thermal comfort temperature presented higher weight of the yolk residue (p < 0.05) than those subjected to thermal oscillation (Table 5).
The air conditioner is operated to track the thermal comfort temperature by the last three controllers.
Imagine Thermostats that set the temperature to the comfort temperature of the actual people in the room, lights that change color and temperature according to specific preferences of present people.
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The setpoint temperature for these sensors, approximately at head height, should be a few degrees warmer than the ideal comfort temperature for seated chest height.
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