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Sustainability, Vol. 11, Pages 3370: Improvement of Human Thermal Comfort by Optimizing the Airflow Induced by a Ceiling Fan (Sustainability)
 




The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between the greenhouse effect and the overuse of electricity and energy under a sustainable environment. The goal is to investigate the airflow that is induced by ceiling fans, by measuring human body temperature. In the simulation model, the thermal plume phenomenon is observed in the indoor environment. By changing the ceiling fan parameters, the influence of the airflow is investigated by practical measurement of human body temperature. The indoor convective heat transfer is enhanced by installing a ceiling fan, which affects the whole body thermal sensation (WBTS). Different scenarios are reviewed by adjusting the fan speed in the simulation model, so that the distribution of human body temperature can be determined. By modeling the blade plane of the ceiling fan, the airflow characteristics can be determined by making the simulation model rotate in order to assess the thermal comfort characteristics. As the ceiling fan generates circulation within the domain, the thermal comfort is significantly enhanced. By keeping a reasonable thermal comfort level, a higher room temperature or a higher heat load is allowed so that a sustainable environment can be maintained without affecting the indoor thermal comfort or the efficiency of energy usage.


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