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Windsor Conference 2010 Programme for Windsor 2010 Conference, with links to papers in pdf format.

NOTE: The suggested citation details for these papers is given on each paper: all contributions to the 2010 Windsor Conference included herein were independently peer reviewed on the basis of the full paper, prior to publication

9th-11th April 2010
Cumberland Lodge, Windsor
Friday 9th April 2010
Welcome by Fergus Nicol, NCEUB London Metropolitan University
After Dinner Talk - chaired by Sue Roaf
Ed Arens, University of California, USA
California Dreaming - Future directions for thermal comfort - abstract only]]**\\ **Richard deDear,** University of Sydney, Australia\\ **[[|thermal comfort in natural ventilation - a neurophysiological hypothesis
Saturday 10th April 2010
SESSION 1: Comfort standards internationally
Invited chair: Michael Humphreys (Oxford Brookes University, UK)
Shahin Heidari, University of Tehran, Iran
COPING WITH NATURE: Ten years thermal comfort studies in Iran
Lorenzo Pagliano, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Comfort Models and Building design in the Mediterranean Zone
Pagliano L, P. Zangheri
Atze Boerstra, BBA Indoor Environmental consultancy, Holland
Personal control in future thermal comfort standards?
Chisthina Candido, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Toward a Brazilian standard for naturally ventilated buildings: guidelines for thermal and air movement acceptability
C Cândido, R Lamberts, R de Dear and L Bittencourt
Bjarne Olesen, Danish Technical University
Why specify indoor environmental criteria as categories?.
Fergus Nicol, London Metropolitan University, UK
An overview of the European Standard EN 15251.
PARALLEL SESSION 2a: Hot climates (1)
Invited chair: Ashok Lall (ABL Architects, Delhi, India)
Waleed Yagoub, Ramboll, UK
Case study of double skin façade in hot climates
Yagoub, W Appleton S, Stevens W
Chen Huimei, South China University of Technology, P R China
Thermal Comfort Study in hot-humid area of China
Chen Huimei, Zhang Yufeng, Wang Jinyong and Meng Qinglin
Oluwafemi Akande, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Nigeria
Indoor Thermal Comfort for Residential Buildings in Hot-Dry Climate of Nigeria
Oluwafemi K. Akande and Micheal A. Adebamowo
Amgad Farghal, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Enhancing the Adaptive Comfort Standard, a case study in a hot dry climate, Cairo, Egypt
Amgad Farghal and Andreas Wagner
Samira Zare Mohazabieh, Universiti Putra Malaysia
Thermal Comfort of Non-Malaysian Residents at Different Levels of a Multi-Storey Residential Building in Malaysia
S Z Mohazabieh, E Salleh, M F Z Jaafar and N M Adam
Madhavi Indraganti Hyderabad, India
Thermal Adaption and impediments: Findings from a field study in Hyderabad, India
PARALLEL SESSION 2b: Comfort energy and buildings
Invited chair: Adrian Pitts (Sheffield Hallam University)
Steven Firth, Loughborough University, UK
Natural ventilation in UK schools: design options for passive cooling
Steven Firth and Malcolm Cook
Annalisa Simonella, Arup Façade Engineering, UK
How to design a building envelope to provide thermal comfort and energy efficiency considering climate change
A Simonella and I Pau
Hom Rijal, University of Tokyo, Japan
Thermal comfort in UK housing to avoid overheating: lessons from a 'Zero Carbon' case study
Hom B. Rijal and Fionn Stevenson
Peter Holzer, Danube University Krems, Austria
European temperate, humid Continental Climate building stock facing the Change: Challenges to face and pathways to go, based on Austrian experiences
P Holzer and R Hammer
Max Deuble, Macquarie University, Australia
Green Occupants for Green Buildings: The Missing Link?
Max Deuble* and Richard de Dear
Lisje Schellen, Eindhoven University of Technology, Holland
Assessment of thermal comfort in relation to applied low exergy systems
Lisje Schellen*, Marcel Loomans, Wouter van Marken Lichtenbelt, Arjan Frijns, and Martin de Wit
PARALLEL SESSION 3a: Short presentations with posters
Invited chair: Isaac Meir, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Adrian Pitts, Sheffield Hallam University, UK
Occupant acceptance of discomfort in an atrium building: to sweat or to shiver
Nobue Suzuki, Tokyo City University, Japan
Thermal-environment experience of school children and their development of the associated cognition in summer
Nobue Suzuki and Masanori Shukuya
Becci Taylor, Arups UK
Communicating steady state and transient comfort to realise low energy design
Becci Taylor & Davar Abi -Zadeh
Mengyin Wan, University of Tokyo, Japan
Thermal comfort prediction under non-uniform heating conditions with physiological responses comfort model
Mengyin Wan, Hideaki Nagano, Shinsuke Kato, Ryozo Ooka, Tomonori Sakoi, Shengwei Zhu, Toshiaki Omori and Akiko Okada
Lada Hensen Centnerová, University of Applied Sciences in Utrecht, Holland
Comfort is more than just thermal comfort
Lada Hensen Centnerová, Atze Boerstra
Roman Szczepaniak, London Metropolitan University, UK
Investigating Energy Requirements for Lighting: A Critical Approach to EN15193II Building
Szczepaniak R., Wilson M.
Genku Kayo, University of Tokyo, Japan
Potential to reduce energy consumption by establishing distributed energy system in the exiting office and apartment buildings
Genku Kayo and Ryozo Ooka
Shen Wei, Loughborough University, UK
Probabilistic modelling of human adaptive behaviour in non-air-conditioned buildings
Shen Wei, Richard Buswell and Dennis Loveday
Mansoureh Tahbaz, Shahid Beheshti University, Iran
A New Chart for Outdoor Thermal Analysis
Frédéric Haldi, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Results from the monitoring of indoor environment and occupant perceived productivity in office buildings
Frédéric Haldi and Darren Robinson
Rosana Maria Caram, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Study of Natural Ventilation Provided by Sheds in Hospital Buildings through Wind Tunnel Measurements
Marieli Azoia Lukiantchuki, Edson Matsumoto, Renata Martinho de Camargo, Lucila Chebel Labaki, Rosana Maria Caram
Divine T. Novieto, DeMontfort University, UK
Thermal Comfort Implications of the Aging Effect on Metabolism, Cardiac Output and Body Weight
Divine T. Novieto, Yi Zhang
Keyur Vadodaria, Loughborough University, UK
UK solid-wall dwellings - thermal comfort, energy efficiency refurbishment and the user perspective - some preliminary analysis from the CALEBRE project.
Keyur Vadodaria, Dennis Loveday, Victoria Haines, Val Mitchell, Becky Mallaband and Steven Bayer
Laina Hilma Sariab, Heriot Watt University, UK
Assessment of Comfort in Ten Types of Post Tsunami House in Banda Aceh, Indonesia
L. Hilma Sariab, D.J. Harrisa, M. Gormleya
Kelen Dornelles, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Spectral behaviour of cool paints produced in Brazil for roof paint and their impact on the thermal comfort and energy use in buildings designed for hot climates'''
Kelen Dornelles; Victor Roriz; Maurício Roriz; Rosana Maria Caram
SESSION 3b: Methodologies: Comfort, productivity and buildings
Invited chair: Kevin Lomas (Loughborough University, UK)
Stephen Porritt, DeMontfort University, UK
Occupancy patterns and their effect on interventions to reduce overheating in dwellings during heat waves
S. M. Porritt*, L. Shao, P. C. Cropper, C. I. Goodier
Lisa Kelly, Loughborough University, UK
Thermal comfort when moving from one environment to another
Lisa Kelly, Ken Parsons
Rajat Gupta, Oxford Brookes University, UK
Integrating an occupant-centred building performance evaluation approach to achieve whole-house and low-carbon retrofitting of UK homes
Rajat Gupta and Smita Chandiwala
Karin Schakib-Ekbatan, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Occupant satisfaction as an indicator for the socio-cultural dimension of sustainable office buildings - Development of an overall building index
Karin Schakib-Ekbatan, Andreas Wagner and Cédrine Lussac
Marcel Schweiker, Tokyo City University, Japan
A critical review on thermal factors as predictors for occupant behaviour - Towards a purpose-rank based model of reference levels
Marcel Schweiker and Masanori Shukuya
John Goins, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Using Text Analysis to Listen to Building Users
Mithra Moezzi and John Goins
SESSION 4: Hot climates (2)
Invited chair: Edward Ng (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Ashok Lall, ABL Architects, India
Analyzing Design Issues for Hybrid System Buildings for India
Ashok B. Lall, Neeraj Kapoor, Sushma Shetty
Leena Thomas, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
Air Conditioning, Comfort and Energy in India's Commercial Building Sector
Leena Thomas, Richard de Dear, Rajan Rawal, Ashok Lall and PC Thomas
E. Rajasaker, ITT Madras, India
Adaptive comfort and thermal expectations - a subjective evaluation in hot humid climate
E. Rajasekar and A. Ramachandraiah
Hom B Rijal, University of Tokyo, Japan
Thermal adaptation in hot and humid outdoor conditions
H.B. Rijal, Ryozo Ooka, Yuriko Minami, Tomonori Sakoi and Kazuyo Tsuzuki
Tri Harso Karyono, Tarumanagara University, Indonesia
The relationship between building design and indoor temperatures: A case study in three different buildings in Indonesia
Isaac Meir, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
The Unbearable Lightness of "The Paradigm": On energy waste and discomfort in a hot arid climate
Isaac A. Meir and Jennifer Y. Golding
After Dinner Talk - chaired by Richard deDear (University of Sydney, Australia)
Michael Humphreys, Oxford Brookes University, UK
Examining and developing the adaptive relation between climate and thermal comfort indoors
M A Humphreys, H B Rijal and J F Nicol
Sunday 11th April 2010
SESSION 5: Mixed mode Buildings
Invited chair: Atze Boerstra (ABB Consultancy, Holland)
Eleonora Alders Delft University of technology, Holland
Making the Difference - Individual Thermal Comfort Demand Profiles for Dwellings.
Eleonora. E. Alders a, Stanley R. Kurvers
Sam Borgeson, University of California, USA
Exceedance Metrics in Mixed-Mode Buildings
Sam Borgeson and Gail Brager
Runa Tabea Hellwig University of Applied Sciences, Germany
How to improve the indoor climate in classrooms?
Astrid Roetzel, Hafencity University Hamburg, Germany
Balancing buildings and occupants, a holistic approach to thermal comfort and greenhouse gas emissions in mixed mode offices
Astrid Roetzel, Udo Dietrich, Aris Tsangrassoulis, Sabine Busching
Leena Thomas, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
Unravelling the mix - towards effective simulation, implementation and operation of mixed mode buildings
Leena Thomas and PC Thomas
Doreen Kalz, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, Germany
Comparative Evaluation of Natural Ventilated and Mechanical Cooled Non-Residential Buildings in Germany: Thermal Comfort in Summer
Doreen E. Kalz and Jens Pfafferott
SESSION 6: Comfort Theory
Invited chair: Jake Hacker (Arup, UK)
Ryozo Ooka, University of Tokyo, Japan
Modification of sweating model in 2-Node Model and it's application to thermal safety for hot environments
Ryozo Ooka, Yuriko Minami, Tomonori Sakoi, Kazuyo Tsuzuki, H.B. Rijal
Hui Zhang, University of California, USA
Thresholds for indoor thermal comfort and perceived air quality
Hui Zhang, Edward Arens, Wilmer Pasut
Yufeng Zhang, South China University of Technology, P R China
Thermal adaptation in built environment - a literature review, discussion and primary exploration
Yufeng Zhanga, Jinyong Wanga, Huimei Chena and Rongyi Zhao
Zaky Jaafar, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Adapting to Technology: The case of Air Conditioning use in Malaysian Homes.
Mohamad Fakri Zaky Bin Jaafar, Ben Croxford
Frédéric Haldi Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
On the unification of thermal perception and adaptive actions
Frédéric Haldi and Darren Robinson
Mohammad KOTBI, University of New South Wales, Australia
How to test Fanger's PMV model in a field study?.
Kotbi, King and Prasad
SESSION 7: Comfort and outdoor climate
Invited chair: Fergus Nicol (London Metropolitan University, UK)
Peter Bröde, Leibniz Research Centre of Working Environment and Human Factors, Germany
The Universal Thermal Climate Index UTCI in Operational Use
Peter Bröde, Gerd Jendritzky, Dusan Fiala, George Havenith
David Jenkins, Heriot Watt University, UK
Translating probabilistic climate predictions for use in building simulation
D. Jenkins, S. Patidar, G. Gibson and P. Banfill
Vicky Cheng, University of Cambridge, UK
Outdoor thermal comfort in sub-tropical climate: A longitudinal study based in Hong Kong
Vicky Cheng, Edward Ng, Baruch Givoni
Rohinton Emmanuel, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK
Linking the 'in' and 'out:' New comfort goals for the rapidly urbanising equatorial tropical megacities in a changing climate
Lutz Katzschner, University Kassel, Germany
Outdoor Thermal Comfort under Consideration of the Global Climate Change and Urban Development Strategies
Eduardo L. Krüger, Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná, Brazil
Outdoor Comfort Study in Curitiba, Brazil: Effects of Gender, Body Weight and Age on the Thermal Preference
Eduardo L. Krüger, Baruch Givoni and Francine A. Rossi
PAPERS appearing in the proceedings but authors unable to present
Stanley Kurvers, Delft University of Technology, Holland
Robust Design as a Strategy for higher workers' productivity - A reaction to Rehva Guide No 6 Indoor Climate and Productivity in Offices
Joe L. Leyten*, Stanley R. Kurvers
Agathi Sakka, University of Athens, Greece
Thermal comfort and occupant satisfaction in residential buildings - Results of field study in residential buildings in Athens during the summer period
Agathi Sakka, Andreas Wagner, Mat Santamouris
Mutlu Ucuncu, Arups UK
Thermal comfort of spectators in stadia built in hot climates
M Ucuncu, D Woolf and M Zikri
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