Human Thermal Comfort

Thermal comfort is difficult to measure because it is highly subjective. It depends on the air temperature, humidity, radiant temperature, air speeds, activity rates, and clothing levels. However, each individual experiences these sensations a bit differently based on his or her physiology and state.

Factors in Human Comfort

Use the widget to get an intuitive sense for the factors that play into human comfort, and what makes us too hot or too cold. Drag the sliders with your mouse to experiment with different values. - See more at