Thermal Comfort
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Thermal Comfort

Application in Modern Sustainable Design
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Last updated 4/2017
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand the the benefits and drivers for thermal comfort in sustainable designs.
  • Be able to identify and describe the factors influencing thermal comfort.
  • Understand the different influences on thermal comfort between indoor and outdoor environments.
  • Understand and describe the main thermal comfort models.
  • Understand how to apply the factors associated with thermal comfort in designing buildings and outdoor urban environments.
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Requirements
  • You should be able to use a PC at beginner level
  • Interest in the relationship between design and the effect on people
  • Open mind to the psychological impacts that design can have on people
Description

This webinar will provide and introduction to concept of thermal comfort and its application in modern sustainable design. Participants will gain an understanding of the factors influencing thermal comfort, the various thermal comfort models, and role of different sustainable design solutions in influencing thermal comfort.

This course will help students understand the the benefits and drivers for thermal comfort in sustainable designs and identify and describe the factors influencing thermal comfort. It also discusses the different influences on thermal comfort between indoor and outdoor environments, thermal comfort models, the factors that are associated with thermal comfort in designing buildings and outdoor urban environments.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to learn about thermal comfort
  • Professionals who are interested in refresher courses on Thermal energy.
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Curriculum For This Course
5 Lectures
01:13:13
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Begin the course with Lecture 1
5 Lectures 01:13:13

The Human Radiant Energy Budget
07:09

Factors Influencing Thermal Comfort
14:56

Thermal Comfort Models
21:43

Thermal Comfort and Outdoor Urban Environments
14:23
About the Instructor
MSC James McGregor
4.3 Average rating
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22 Students
11 Courses
Instructor

Considered one of Australia’s leading thinkers in Green Building technologies and sustainable development, James McGregor has over 18 years of experience in the design, construction and portfolio management of sustainable developments.  

He brings together a unique combination of experience in the property sector spanning the full property life cycle including research and development, engineering design, construction, facilities management and portfolio management of sustainable power generation, commercial, residential, and institutional construction projects

James has a Masters Degree in Business and Technology, a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering, and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.