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Summary

  • Maohui LuoEmail author
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Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)

Abstract

Thermal comfort research aims to meet the health and comfort needs of building occupants meanwhile reducing the energy consumption of building environment conditioning. Since the 1990s, many efforts have been paid on building occupants’ thermal adaptation. But there remain some unclear questions. First, from the phenomenon description level, the existing research mainly focused on long-term adaptation and rarely mentioned the forming process of thermal adaptation.

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© Tsinghua University Press and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.  2020

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tongji UniversityShanghaiChina

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