Online educational resource on achieving indoor environmental quality with radiant based HVAC systems
Not for profit educational resource on indoor environmental quality.
 Bookmark and Share
Fundamentals of indoor environmental quality / thermal comfort and air quality solutions using radiant based HVAC

Figure 1. In the real world (left) the human body will sense its entire surroundings and integrate the sensations to develop a conscious perception. Based on subjectivity the occupant will express dissatisfaction (or satisfaction) for all or parts of the space. Building codes (right) however do not address all of the intimate relationships experienced by the body as a result in "built to code buildings", there are non-trivial voids in the design of spaces. These voids contribute to occupant complaints, low productivity, and environments which are difficult to learn in...the analogy in humans would be like ignoring health based aspects such as diet and exercise...if we ignore the complete ergonomics of the space we affect the health of the environment and by connection the health of the occupants. Read the full article available at HPAC Canada


Additional Resources:

Bean, R. (2014) Consider the human factor and building science when installing indoor climate systems
Integrated design
: A leadership strategy. Plumbing and Mechanical, BNP Media
Bean, R., (2014) Integrating Elements To Improve Comfort: Design wholeness can be achieved by proficiency in energy, environmental standards and guidelines. HPAC Canada


Home | Seminars | Solutions | Heating Cafe | Contribute | Online Help | Bean's Blog | About Us | Glossary
Privacy Policy | Legal | Contact Us | Site Map |
Carlson-Holohan Award| Send Us Your Comments

Copyright © 2014 Healthy Heating. All rights reserved.1 2 3
Site developed by
Donate using PayPal, Credit Cards Accepted