Integral approach for adaptable indoor comfort; Building and occupants follow the sun

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Abstract

The focus on the needs and drives for adaptation of the building automatically leads to changing needs and demands of the occupants of the building. Building should really take care of its occupants and show adaptable behaviour and reaction to the changing outdoor environment during the day. Design for adaptability should start with the occupants needs for comfort and indoor air quality. These are partly influences by the changing environmental forces as wind and sun. Weather predictions and the aggegated voting of users about their thermal comfort, should be the leading parameters to adaptable comfort and the adaptable building.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 9th REHVA World Congress: WellBeing Indoors (Clima 2007) 10-14 June 2007, Helsinki, Finland
EditorsO. Seppänen, J. Säteri, J. Sätteri
Place of PublicationHelsinki, Finland
PublisherFINVAC
Pages1-9
ISBN (Print)978-952-99898-3-6
Publication statusPublished - 2007
EventClima 2007, Helsinki, Finland -
Duration: 10 Jun 200714 Jun 2007

Conference

ConferenceClima 2007, Helsinki, Finland
Period10/06/0714/06/07
OtherClima 2007, Helsinki, Finland

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