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Thermal comfort

Sharmin, T., Steemers, K. Matzarakis, A., 2015, ‘Analysis of micro-climatic conditions and outdoor thermal comfort perceptions in the tropical megacity Dhaka, Bangladesh’, Building and Environment, (accepted for publication).

Sharmin, T., Steemers, K., 2014, Harmonious accordance of indoor-outdoor comfort and building energy performance by ameliorating urban microclimate in different urban block types in tropical climate. IC2UHI - International Conference on Countermeasures to Urban Heat Island, Venice, Italy, October 13-15, 2014.

Lee, W.V., Steemers, K., 2013, ‘Reviewing Overheating Assessment in the Context of Health Risk – A demonstration of the effects of retrofit in future climates’, CISBAT International Conference, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, 4-6 September.

Lee, W.V., Steemers, K., 2013, ‘Unpacking Overheating Risks Through Exposure Duration: A demonstration of the effect of construction types in future climates’. PLEA 2013 Conference Proceedings, Munich, German, 10-12 September.

Sharmin,T., Steemers, K., 2013, Effect of Canyon Geometry on Outdoor Thermal Comfort: a Case-study of High-density, Warm-humid Climate. PLEA 2013 Conference Proceedings, Munich, Germany. 10-12 September.

Lee, W.V., Steemers, K., 2013, ‘Accounting for Exposure Duration in Overheating Risk Assessment – A Chicago retrofit case study’, ASHRAE Annual Conference, Denver, CO, USA, 22-26 June.

Lee, W.V., Steemers, K., 2013, ‘Beyond Benchmarking: Accounting for exposure duration in overheating risk assessment method - London mid-terraced dwelling case study’, CIBSE Technical Symposium, Liverpool, UK, 11-12 April.