The Correlation Between Occupant Thermal Comfort and Discomfort Glare in Office Buildings in the Tropics: A Case Study in Thailand : A Case Study in Thailand

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kittiwoot chaloeytoy
Masayuki Ichinose


This study aims to clarify the correlation between thermal comfort and discomfort glare. The field survey was performed in office buildings located in Thailand using the comfort indices and the questionnaire survey. The agreement can be found with respect to the glazing performance and sensation level, and the comfort index evaluation must be carefully concerned, as there is a discrepancy in occupants’ responses. It is necessary to comprehensively study the effects of thermal comfort and discomfort glare separately, along with their interactions. The post-occupancy survey is required to optimally enhance the occupants’ comfort assessment.


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chaloeytoy, kittiwoot, & Ichinose, M. (2020). The Correlation Between Occupant Thermal Comfort and Discomfort Glare in Office Buildings in the Tropics: A Case Study in Thailand: : A Case Study in Thailand. Nakhara : Journal of Environmental Design and Planning, 19, 97-118. Retrieved from


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