Module Overview

In this module, the heat balance of the human body is first explored and then the requirements for human comfort, and specifically thermal comfort, are introduced in detail. This is followed by a discussion of climate characterization.  Finally, the impact that building energy use has on climate is presented. 

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss the factors that influence human comfort
  • Describe how climates are typically characterized
  • Explain the relationship between buildings, energy and climate

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Please note that this preview is intended for exploration purposes only. If you'd like to use this module in one of your courses, to ensure playback and tracking, you must upload the SCORM package (downloadable below) to your institution's Learning Management System (ex. Blackboard, D2L, Moodle, etc). 

Type: Modules
Title Author Description
Comfort, Climate and Buildings (SCORM package) Prof. Marianne Touchie, Kim Pressnail

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