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Thermal comfort conditions in airport terminals: Indoor or transition spaces?

Kotopouleas, Alkis, Nikolopoulou, Marialena (2016) Thermal comfort conditions in airport terminals: Indoor or transition spaces? Building and Environment, 99 . pp. 184-199. ISSN 0360-1323. (KAR id:69078)

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Abstract

This paper reports on the investigation of the thermal comfort conditions in three airport terminals in

different terminal areas and questionnaire-guided interviews were conducted with 3087 terminal users.

terminal staff. The two groups presented different satisfaction levels with the indoor environment and

different to the one experienced. The thermal conflict emerges throughout the terminal spaces. The

lower than the mean indoor temperature. Passengers demonstrated higher tolerance of the thermal

for staff allowed for a narrower comfort zone.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: Airport terminal Passengers and staff Thermal comfort Neutral temperature Preferred temperature Comfort zone
Subjects: N Visual Arts > NA Architecture
T Technology
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Arts and Humanities > Kent School of Architecture and Planning
Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Engineering and Digital Arts
Depositing User: Alkis Kotopouleas
Date Deposited: 12 Sep 2018 13:37 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 13:57 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/69078 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Kotopouleas, Alkis: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3818-156X
Nikolopoulou, Marialena: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0528-2145
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