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  1. Adaptive Thermal Comfort: Foundations and Analysis

    By Michael Humphreys, Fergus Nicol, Susan Roaf

    There has been widespread dissatisfaction with accepted models for predicting the conditions that people will find thermally comfortable in buildings. These models require knowledge about clothing and activity, but can give little guidance on how to quantify them in any future situation. This has...

    To Be Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Adaptive Thermal Comfort: Principles and Practice

    By Fergus Nicol, Michael Humphreys, Susan Roaf

    The fundamental function of buildings is to provide safe and healthy shelter. For the fortunate they also provide comfort and delight. In the twentieth century comfort became a 'product' produced by machines and run on cheap energy. In a world where fossil fuels are becoming ever scarcer and more...

    Published March 16th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Adapting Buildings and Cities for Climate Change

    2nd Edition

    By David Crichton, Fergus Nicol, Sue Roaf

    From the bestselling author of Ecohouse, this fully revised edition of Adapting Buildings and Cities for Climate Change provides unique insights into how we can protect our buildings, cities, infra-structures and lifestyles against risks associated with extreme weather and related social, economic...

    Published September 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  4. Cutting the Cost of Cold

    Affordable Warmth for Healthier Homes

    Edited by Fergus Nicol, Janet Rudge

    In this book academics and practitioners from a wide range of disciplines provide a survey of research into buildings, epidemiology and medical issues, followed by an assessment of the tools available to the practitioner. The book goes on to provide clear guidance on putting theory into...

    Published April 13th 2000 by Routledge

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