This free tool allows designers to calculate the inside surface temperature for the purposes of determining the mean radiant temperature in calculating the operative temperature as per ASHRAE Standard 55 - Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human Occupancy.
Robert Bean, R.E.T., P.L.(Eng.) is a registered engineering technologist in building construction and a professional licensee in mechanical engineering. He is president of Indoor Climate Consulting Inc. and director of www.healthyheating.com. He serves the ASHRAE Learning Institute and ASHRAE TC's 2.1, 6.1, 6.5, 7.4 and SSPC 55 Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human...[more]
This tool is used in HeatSpring's Integrated HVAC Engineering course.