A review on thermal comfort assessment in malaysian industries

Ahmad Rasdan Ismail, Shashi Kumar A Karagaratnan, Rozli Zulkifli, Baba Md Deros, Mohd Nizam Ab Rahman

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Abstract

In this world of advanced technology, many global organizations are realizing that the importance of their worker's comfort level towards their performance in order to be competitive. The studies in thermal comfort allow enhancing the understanding the importance of working environment among workers and occupants from various fields. This paper is focuses on reviews of the recent studies on thermal comfort assessments at the industries in Malaysia. The findings from other researchers' thermal comfort assessments at worldwide also reviewed together. This review would help the researchers, academicians and practitioners to take a closer look on how environmental factors affect human performance in industries and help to enhance the awareness on human comfort among all Malaysians.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7-11
Number of pages5
JournalJurnal Teknologi (Sciences and Engineering)
Volume59
Issue numberSUPPL.2
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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Keywords

  • Comfort
  • PMV
  • PPD
  • Productivity
  • Thermal sensation

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  • Engineering(all)

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A review on thermal comfort assessment in malaysian industries. / Ismail, Ahmad Rasdan; Karagaratnan, Shashi Kumar A; Zulkifli, Rozli; Md Deros, Baba; Ab Rahman, Mohd Nizam.

In: Jurnal Teknologi (Sciences and Engineering), Vol. 59, No. SUPPL.2, 2012, p. 7-11.

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Ismail, Ahmad Rasdan ; Karagaratnan, Shashi Kumar A ; Zulkifli, Rozli ; Md Deros, Baba ; Ab Rahman, Mohd Nizam. / A review on thermal comfort assessment in malaysian industries. In: Jurnal Teknologi (Sciences and Engineering). 2012 ; Vol. 59, No. SUPPL.2. pp. 7-11.
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