• Comfort temperature and occupant adaptive behavior in offices in Qatar during summer 

      Indraganti, Madhavi; Boussaa, Djamel ( Elsevier Ltd , 2017 , Article)
      Qatar tops the world in per capita CO2 emissions and per capita total primary energy supply. Adaptive comfort standards and thermal comfort field survey data are not available for Qatar. We conducted a thermal comfort ...
    • India: Bio-climatism in vernacular architecture 

      Indraganti, M.; Indraganti, Madhavi ( Springer Singapore , 2018 , Book chapter)
      © Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018. Human beings have a natural instinct for bio-climatic home building. Vernacular architecture potentially leverages on this ability while responding to the sociocultural and economic ...
    • Occupant behavior in Indian apartments 

      Indraganti, M.; Indraganti, Madhavi ( Springer, Singapore , 2018 , Book chapter)
      © Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018. Occupant adaptation happens to be the key mechanism behind achieving thermal comfort in buildings. User's thermal adaptation is under researched in India, although it is important ...
    • Study on adaptive thermal comfort in Japanese offices under various operation modes 

      Takasu, Marina; Ooka, Ryozo; Rijal, Hom B.; Indraganti, Madhavi; Singh, Manoj Kumar ( Elsevier Ltd , 2017 , Article)
      This research focuses on determining thermal comfort and analysing adaptive opportunities in Japanese office buildings under various operation modes including free running (FR) mode. There are very limited studies on office ...
    • Study on thermal adaptation in naturally ventilated office buildings in Japan 

      Takasu, Marina; Ooka, Ryozo; Rijal, Hom B.; Indraganti, Madhavi; Singh, Manoj Kumar ( NCEUB 2016 , 2016 , Conference Paper)
      This paper discusses the relationship between thermal environment and adaptive thermal comfort in Japanese office buildings of Japan where occupants are able to open the windows. With the use of adaptive thermal control ...
    • Thermal comfort in Indian apartments 

      Indraganti, M.; Indraganti, Madhavi; Rao, Kavita Daryani ( Springer Singapore , 2018 , Book chapter)
      © Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018. Socio-political and economic drivers can be historically traced behind the apartment' evolutionary trajectory. Absence and poor adherence to norms appear to have caused thermal ...
    • Why is the Indian Sari an all-weather gear? Clothing insulation of Sari, Salwar-Kurti, Pancha, Lungi, and Dhoti 

      Indraganti, Madhavi; Lee, Juyoun; Zhang, Hui; Arens, Edward A. ( NCEUB 2016 , 2016 , Conference Paper)
      Barring a few reports on the clothing insulation of sari and salwar-Kurti, little is known about the other traditional ensembles men use in South Asia and beyond. To accurately account for the thermal insulation on the ...