This smilling, Danish scholar is professor Ole Fanger, whose 1970 book “Thermal Comfort” is the rock on which the whole edifice of modern HVAC is built:
Over on the coworkout blog, you can read more about:
- The “Predicted Percentage of People Dissatisfied” (PPD) index,
- The fct ratio, which takes into account the percentage of skin covered by clothing
- The Sandex, which is an index that Randy and I are working on to measure the relative awesomeness of your local weather when compared to the weather in San Diego, CA.
- The Sandex, automatically calculated from NOAA forecasts, will be used to answer the question: “Should we work outside tomorrow?”
Anyhow, if you’re interested in working outside this spring and summer — Fridays, generally, or whenever the Sandex tops 90%, then check out the coworkout blog, and follow @coworkout on Twitter!
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For what it’s worth, Julia Child (yes, that Julia Child) once composed a list of euphemisms for death, one of which was “coming to room temperature.” (Another was “pushing up the parsley.”)