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Proceedings of Comfort At The Extremes (CATE) 2023


Thematic sessions of CATE 2023


Climate Resilience - Buildings And Communities


The energy saving potential of using adaptive setpoint temperatures: a case study for offices in India
Daniel Snchez-Garcia1, David Bienvenido-Huertas2, Carlos Rubio-Bellido3*

Onsite thermal energy storage for efficient and resilient air-conditioning in Indian buildings
Soumyadip Bhattacharyya1,2, Shyam Amrith3, Pamela Fennell3, Anurag Goyal1*

Assessing the integration of building science in higher education curricula: implications for climate change adaptation in the built environment
Rajashree Shashikant Kotharkar1*, Riddhi Sarda1, Roopal Deshpande2

Role of urban morphology in enhancing the outdoor thermal comfort: A case of Mumbai
Kritika Vidyashankar1*, Srushti Rahigude1, Lilly Rose Amirtham2

Enhancing Contemporary Envelope Design for Hot and Arid Climates: Integrating Vernacular Strategies for Window-to-Wall Ratios and Shading Devices.
Sara Maria Camagni, Joana Goncalves*

Reducing extreme discomfort in the global South ? Comparison of a calibrated model and locally measured data from informal housing in Peru
Argyris Oraiopoulos1*, Martin Wieser Rey2, Marion Verdiere2, Pamela Fennell1, Paul Ruyssevelt1

Urban Oasis for Adaptation to Climate Change: Analysis of Climate Adaptation Plans (CAP) around the world
Bruna  Dallaverde  Sousa,  Daniel  Felipe  Outa  Yoshida,  Denise  Helena  Silva Duarte*

Energy usage in buildings for future climate: a case study of Concordia University Buildings in Montreal
Kartikay Sharma*, Ali Nazemi,  Ursula  Eicker

Balancing carbon emissions and comfort: a comparative study of envelope materials in affordable housing projects
Awatans Tripathi1*,  Rajan Rawal2

Improved burnt clay brick masonry: lowering upfront embodied carbon, improving thermal comfort and climate resilience of new housing in the Indo-Gangetic Plains
Sameer Maithel

Integrated evaluation for energy and comfort quantification of windows in a residential apartment of Mumbai
Vardan Soi*, Shailee Goswami


Human Physiology And Adaptation


Revisiting hotels: a holistic approach to increase guest comfort and save energy for hotels in North India
Apurv Aggarwal1,2*, Simos Yannas1

Skin temperature and thermal perceptions over the day: a case study in a hybrid-ventilated living lab
Mateus Bavaresco*, Liege Garlet, Natasha Gapski, Brenda Loeser, Ana Paula Melo, Roberto Lamberts

Study on behavioral adaptation for the adaptive thermal comfort and energy saving in Japanese office buildings
Hom Bahadur Rijal1*, Supriya Khadka1, Katsunori Amano2, Teruyuki Saito3, Hikaru Imagawa4, Tomoko Tomoko5, Kahori Genjo6, Takata Takata7, Kazuyo Tsuzuki8, Takashi Nakaya9, Daisaku Nishina10, Kenichi Hasegawa11, Taro Mori12


Design Intervention In Buildings For Thermal Comfort


Contemporary vernacular architecture in the Brazilian Tropical Savana: The case-study of the children's village in the Canuana Farm, in Tocantis.
Leticia Hein Hsiao1, Joana Carla Soares Goncalves2*, Alessandra R Prata Shimomura1, Carolina Girotti1, Lucelia Rodrigues3, Lorna Kiamba3, Roberta Kronka Mulfarth1

Impact of naturally ventilated residential units on heat stress
Sreeparna Ghosal*, Rajan Rawal

Designing dwellings to cope with extreme heat in low-income communities
Ben M. Roberts1*, Kevin J. Lomas1, Katherine V. Gough1, Raymond Kasei2, Frederick W. Manu3, Efi Spentzou1, Robert L Wilby1

The Future of Responsive Facade for Multi-Storey Residential Buildings in Tropical Climates
Paloma Suzan Marques de Souza1, Juan Vallejo1*, Joana Carla Soares Goncalves2, Rosa SCHIANO-PHAN1

Field Studies of Thermal Comfort in Heritage Hotel Buildings in warm humid climate of India
Shalini Dasgupta1*, Priyaleen Singh1, Shweta Manchanda1, Sukumar Natarajan2, Abdullah Alnuaimi3

Historic windows with passive heat loss reduction strategies and their effect on indoor thermal comfort
Dennis Mathew1,2*, Richard O'Hegarty1,2, Oliver Kinnane1,2

Optimising energy efficiency and thermal comfort measures for a low-income residential building in Ahmedabad, India
Tania Sharmin1*, Md Mizanur Rahman2

Enhancing net-zero energy buildings: a comprehensive critical review of Passivhaus design in the UK
Harshul Singhal


Health And Well-Being In Buildings


Occupant Satisfaction: A measure of green building performance
Ashima Grover1*, Tejwant Brar1, Anshul Gujarathi2

Enhancing indoor air quality and occupant well-being in Split Air-conditioned bedrooms through integrated ventilation
Nilabhra Mondal1*, Ajith Nair1, Krithika Panicker1, Prashant Anand1*, Ardeshir Mahdavi2

The daylight almanac of Indian households: a case of Ahmedabad
Minu Agarwal

Field study on measuring indoor air quality in certified green-rated urban Indian residences
Rajat Gupta*, Yuanhong Zhao

Analysing indoor thermal comfort in LIG housing with respect building materials and openings, a case of Trivandrum
Fahmida Sherin P M*, Deepa Rani R

Perceptions of IEQ, well-being and work performance in work-from-home settings
Sanyogita Manu1*, Adam Rysanek1,2

Evaluation of the occupant perception of air quality within the indoor setting in the composite climate of Delhi
Pooja Agarwal*, Jay Dhariwal

Study on WBGT for heat stroke evaluation during summer in Japanese living rooms
Nokuto Mizutani*, Naja Aqilah, Supriya Khadka, H.B. Rijal

Comfort rating method for potential inclusion in Australia?s nationwide energy rating scheme (NatHERS) ? Darwin climate zone case study
Mahsan Sadeghi1*, Terence Williamson2, Wendy Miller3, Johanna Kieboom4, Dong Chen1

Furniture layout in residences- the role of thermal comfort
Jayasree T K1,2*, Srinivas Tadepalli2

An assessment of the thermal conditions and users? thermal adaptability in air-conditioned offices in a hot climate region
Fatema Al-Akhzami, Hanan Al-Khatri*, Saleh Al-Saadi, Chaham Alalouch


Thermal Comfort Models, Metrices And Resilience


Characteristics of thermal comfort in the warm and humid climate of North-East India
Manoj Kumar Singh1*, Pravin Diliban Nadarajah2, Sanjay Kumar3, Jyotirmay Mathur4

Applicability of existing models for predicting thermal comfort in sports facilities through the analysis of a case study
Giulia Lamberti1,2*, Fabio Fantozzi2, Francesco Leccese2, Giacomo Salvadori2

Thermal comfort and occupants' behavior in Japanese condominium
Naja Aqilah1*, H.B. Rijal1, Kazui Yoshida2

Roadmap to implementation of thermal comfort policies in affordable housing
Surjyatapa Ray Choudhury, Nithya Ramesh*, Priyani Pranab

Study on thermal comfort zone in MM and HVAC office buildings in Aichi prefecture based on daily survey
Supriya Khadka1*, H.B. Rijal1, Katsunori Amano2, Teruyuki Saito3, Hikaru Imagawa4, Tomoko Uno5, Kahori Genjo6, Hiroshi Takata7, Kazuyo Tsuzuki8, Takashi Nakaya9, Daisaku Nishina10, Kenichi Hasegawa11, Taro Mori12

Study on comfort temperature in Autumn season of naturally ventilated office building in Kathmandu
Prativa Lamsal1*, Sushil Bahadur Bajracharya1, Hom Bahadur Rijal2


Urban Heat Island And Outdoor Comfort


The climate spatial variability and its impact on the thermal energy simulation of buildings: a case study of S?o Paulo, Brazil
Matheus K. Bracht*, Natasha H. Gapski, Matheus Geraldi, Ana Paula Melo, Roberto Lamberts

An assessment of the universal thermal climate index of urban outdoor spaces- a case study of Central Business District (CBD), Ahmedabad
Jahnvi Mehta1*, Rajan Rawal2, Yash Shukla2

Study on the role of vegetation towards thermal comfort in outdoor urban areas
Rupendra Subedi1*, H.B. Rijal1, Supriya Khadka1, Naja Aqilah1, Prativa Lamsal2

Impact of extreme weather events on the thermal comfort of vulnerable populations in the city of Sao Paulo
Alessandro Augusto Dardin*, Leonardo Marques Monteiro

Supported by:

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy Govt. of India, Gujarat Energy Development Agency, U.S. Agency for International Development iNDEXTb (Industrial Extension Bureau) Govt. of Gujarat, Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, New Delhi