The Timescale of Thermal Comfort Adaptation in Heated and Unheated Buildings

  • Maohui LuoEmail author
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In the previous chapter, we investigated the mutual relationships between occupants’ indoor thermal experience and comfort expectation through an online survey. The results showed an asymmetrical phenomenon and the ‘demand factor’ was proposed to describe it. However, due to it was an online survey, there may exist uncertainties. This chapter will future clarify the dynamics of thermal comfort adaptation especially its timescales.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tongji UniversityShanghaiChina

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