Science – Future of Lithuania / Mokslas – Lietuvos Ateitis, Vol 9, No 4 (2017)

Comfort Study of Office Buildings with Large Glazed Areas

Violeta Motuzienė (Lithuania)
Violeta Misevičiūtė (Lithuania)


In the buildings with large glazed areas the biggest problem is the space overheating during the warm season. This causes increased energy demand for cooling. The survey was carried out during the warm and cold seasons in two office buildings with large glazed areas. The methodology was prepared for evaluating indoor climate parameters using objective and subjective evaluation. The measurements have shown that there are problems with lighting in workplaces of both buildings during both the warm and cold seasons. The biggest problem is too dry air during the cold period, an acceptable temperature is also not always in the building No. 2. The survey has shown that some employees are dissatisfied with the indoor climate in the workplace, the bigger dissatisfaction is in building No. 2. Assessing according to the O. Fanger methodology was obtained that the number of PPD is in the normal range during the cold period, whereas close to the limit when the building can not be operated in the warm period.

Article in: Lithuanian

Article published: 2017-09-29

Keyword(s): office buildings; survey; glazing area; lighting; comfort; thermal environment.

DOI: 10.3846/mla.2017.1048

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Science – Future of Lithuania / Mokslas – Lietuvos Ateitis ISSN 2029-2341, eISSN 2029-2252
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