Field study of air conditioning and thermal comfort in residential buildings

Kim, Jungsoo; De Dear, Richard; Parkinson, Tom; Candido, Christhina; Cooper, Paul; Ma, Zhenjun; Sama , Proceedings of 9th Windsor Conference ,Windsor, UK, 7-10 April 2016

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.

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