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Occupant Comfort

Workspaces should be designed and operated to support the functional and environmental needs of occupants. Design for thermal comfort should be based on ASHRAE Standard 55. Design for air quality should be based on ASHRAE 62. Occupant comfort should be assessed frequently once a building is occupied, using ASHRAE’s Performance Measurement Protocols for Commercial Buildings.

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100 Results : Occupant Comfort

  • ISWG HAWG 1-25-18.pdf

    ...certified) 2016 Guiding Principles 2 Occupant Health and Wellness: Promote opportunities...increased physical movement of building occupants such as making stairwells an option
    https://sftool.gov › Content › attachments › Iswg › iswg-policies-strategies › ISWG HAWG 1-25-18.pdf
  • Emerging Technologies

    Controls High-R Window Panel Retrofits Occupant Responsive Lighting Condensing Boilers... inefficient equipment and tenant comfort issues. Leverage Federal buying power
    https://sftool.gov › Content › attachments › Iswg › iswg-case-studies › GPG - K Powell GSA - ISWG 180517.pdf
  • Interim Report on Evaluation of GSA Total Estimated Cost Impact (TECI) Metrics Center for Building Performance and Diagnostics Carnegie Mellon University May 31, 2019

    ...and by whether the excursion out of comfort is too hot or too cold. The Thermal...a 5% drop in reasoning tests for occupants listening to mechanical rumble, and
    https://sftool.gov › Content › attachments › Iswg › iswg-case-studies › GSA CMU TECI ISWG October 2020.pdf
  • GSA GEB Case Study Report Mar 2021.pdf

    ...the potential to both manage occupant comfort and save money on energy bills...on the design and building of an occupancy-based HVAC control system. Fort Carson
    https://sftool.gov › Content › attachments › GSA GEB Case Study Report Mar 2021.pdf
  • Policies & Strategies - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...whose high effectiveness in improving occupant health and productivity is supported...the agency's focus on maximizing occupant health and wellness. She closes with
    https://sftool.gov › learn › agency-practices › 444 › iswg-policies-strategies
  • PowerPoint Presentation

    ...environmental conditions Failure to meet occupant needs Negatively affect recruitment...systems Management and Leadership − Occupant Information and Floor Plans − Ventilation
    https://sftool.gov › Content › attachments › Iswg › iswg-case-studies › 4 - NREL - 3Flow - Smart Labs - LVMP Preso for ISWG 3-7-19 v1.pdf
  • Microsoft PowerPoint - ISWG_-_Briefing_2014-05-22.pptx.pptm

    Self-Help Guide for Posts Focus on Occupant Behavior 15 Audits Performed: 1. Lighting...Building Area  Building Age  Building Occupants  Climate Zone  Year on Year Trending
    https://sftool.gov › Content › attachments › Iswg › iswg-policies-strategies › 10 Donna McIntire - Sustainability Global Portfolio.pdf
  • Green Procurement - Workspaces - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    Break/Pantry Break rooms provide space for occupants to network and obtain nourishment...reduce travel expenses. Incorporate occupant sensor & individual temperature &
    https://sftool.gov › greenprocurement › workspaces
  • Sense of Place - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...organization are conveyed through the design Occupant survey shows that the office conveys...gov/eere/femp/institutional-change-sustainability Occupant Satisfaction A primary goal of sustainable
    https://sftool.gov › learn › about › 241 › sense-place
  • High-Performance Buildings Marketplace - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...manner. They meet the needs of the occupants that live and work in them in a way...as occupant needs change. Such buildings are generally more comfortable, healthy
    https://sftool.gov › learn › about › 166 › high-performance-buildings-marketplace
  • MaterialDetails - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...fans can offer occupants the ability to control ambient comfort without making
    https://sftool.gov › material › 2124 › ceiling-fans
  • Integrative Design Process > Submetering - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...lower operating costs, and improve occupant satisfaction, roles associated with...creating a more comfortable environment for all tenants and occupants. Building owners
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-building › section › 87 › submetering › integrative-design-process
  • Resources / Case Studies > HVAC - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    Study: Tying Energy Costs to Building Occupants DOE | Better Buildings' Showcase...Flexibility Human Impact Case Study: Comfort
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-building › section › 14 › hvac › resources-and-case-studies
  • Resources / Case Studies > IEQ - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    Berkeley National Laboratory (LBL) Occupational Safety and Health Administration...Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Case Studies Comfort Spatial Equity Sense of Place Berkeley
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-building › section › 35 › ieq › resources-and-case-studies
  • Green Procurement - Open Teaming Space - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...be agile and passively ergonomic; occupants should be able to move around the...the space easily and comfortably.
    https://sftool.gov › greenprocurement › green-products-workspaces › 84 › open-teaming-space
  • Green Procurement - Enclosed Conference - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...reduce travel expenses. Incorporate occupant sensor & individual temperature &...energy costs and keep the space comfortable for groups of different sizes.
    https://sftool.gov › greenprocurement › green-products-workspaces › 83 › enclosed-conference
  • Tenant Corridor - Details View - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...consumption. When used in combination with occupant sensors, a sustainable lighting control...of spaces to meet the needs of the occupants. Click Design Guidance to View Additional
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-workspace › 81 › tenant-corridor
  • Project Guidance - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...they like to see changes? Are they comfortable? Can the project achieve multiple...use this opportunity to educate the occupants regarding the sustainable attributes
    https://sftool.gov › plan › 263 › project-guidance
  • Project Manager > User Guides - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...system's impact on human performance, comfort, and safety Hover over a number to...of the SFTool. General Contractors Occupants Manufacturers Facility Managers Procurement
    https://sftool.gov › green-guidance › for › 4 › project-manager
  • Computer/LAN room - Details View - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...properly conditioned - providing comfortable temperature ranges, removing moisture...sustainable lighting practices such as occupant sensors to decrease utility costs
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-workspace › 86 › computerlan-room

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