PMV/PPD

A person's sense of well-being in a room (level of comfort) depends on a series of particular external influencing factors. For example, people are extremely sensitive towards thermal radiation caused by cold walls or windows. We also respond to draughts in a room with thermal discomfort. Thermal comfort is defined by the following main influencing factors: indoor air temperature and radiation temperature, air velocity, relative humidity of the indoor air. In turn, the effect of these main influencing factors on a person's sense of comfort depends on his or her (level of) activity and clothing. The international standard ISO 7730 combines all of the parameters in the PMV/PPD measurement (Predicted Mean Vote/Predicted Percentage Dissatisfied). The PMV is an index which predicts the average climate assessment value of a large group of people. The PPD Index provides a quantitative prediction of the number of people that will be dissatisfied with a certain ambient atmosphere.

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  • testo 480 - Digital temperature and humidity meter

    Order-Nr. 0563 4800

    Air flow measurements in ventilation ducts, temperature measurements in laboratories, humidity measurements in production, pressure difference measurements in clean rooms – the testo 480 temperature and humidity meter comes with a wide range of optional sensors that allow you to measure, analyze, and log these and a variety of other parameters with only one device.

    • High quality optional sensors for measuring air flow / temperature / humidity / pressure / degree of turbulence / heat radiation / CO2 / illumination intensity / PMV / PPD / WBGT

    • High precision, integrated pressure difference sensor included

    • Pro-software for easy and efficient analysis and logging included

    • Intelligent calibration concept

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