Thermal Environment in Kitchen



This chapter provides an introduction to kitchen thermal environment and how it can be measured and evaluated. Thermal comfort is influenced by personal factors (activity and clothing insulation) and environmental factors (air temperature, mean radiant temperature, relative humidity, and air velocity). Additionally, kitchen thermal environment is influenced by many factors that include the heat load of all kinds of cooking appliances, human body, lighting, and the envelope.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Xi’an University of Architecture and TechnologyXi’anChina
  2. 2.Aalto UniversityEspooFinland

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