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.
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.