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Thermal Comfort Guidelines for a Low Carbon Future: Adapting India's Commercial Building Sector for Climate Change

Project Member(s): Thomas, L.

Funding or Partner Organisation: CEPT University

Start year: 2011

Publications:

Thomas, LE 2017, 'Combating overheating: mixed-mode conditioning for workplace comfort', Building Research and Information: the international journal of research, development and demonstration, vol. 45, no. 1-2, pp. 176-194.
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Manu, S, Shukla, Y, Rawal, R, Thomas, LE & de Dear, R 2016, 'Field Studies of Thermal Comfort Across Multiple Climate Zones for the Subcontinent: India Model for Adaptive Comfort (IMAC)', Building and Environment, vol. 98, no. March 2016, pp. 55-70.
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Rawal, R, Manu, S, Shukla, Y, Thomas, LE & Dedear, R 2016, 'Clothing insulation as a behavioural adaptation for thermal comfort in Indian office buildings', Proceedings of 9th Windsor Conference: Making Comfort Relevant, Windsor Conference, Network for Comfort and Energy Use in Buildings, Windsor, pp. 403-415.

Manu, S, Shukla, Y, Rawal, R, Thomas, LE, de Dear, R, Dave, M & Vakharia, M 2014, 'Assessment of Air Velocity Preferences and Satisfaction for Naturally Ventilated Office Buildings in India', 30th International PLEA Conference Sustainable Habitat For Developing Societies Choosing The Way Forward - Proceedings, Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA) Annual International Conference, CEPT UNIVERSITY PRESS, Ahmedabad, India, pp. 411-418.

Thomas, LE 2014, 'Shifting the norm – towards effective mixed mode buildings', 30th International PLEA Conference Sustainable Habitat For Developing Societies Choosing The Way Forward - Proceedings, Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA) Annual International Conference, CEPT UNIVERSITY PRESS, Ahmedabad, India, pp. 440-447.

Sanyogita, M, Yash, S, Rawal, R, deDear, R & Thomas, L Centre for Advanced Research in Building Science and Energy (CARBSE), CEPT University. Submitted to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Govt. of India and Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation 2014, Developing an India Model for Adaptive (Thermal) Comfort: IMAC 2014, pp. 1-353, Ahmedabad.

FOR Codes: Architectural Science and Technology (incl. Acoustics, Lighting, Structure and Ecologically Sustainable Design), Building Science and Techniques, Commercial Energy Conservation and Efficiency