Dataset on daytime outdoor thermal comfort for Belo Horizonte, Brazil

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Abstract

This dataset describe microclimatic parameters of two urban open public spaces in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil; physiological equivalent temperature (PET) index values and the related subjective responses of interviewees regarding thermal sensation perception and preference and thermal comfort evaluation. Individuals and behavioral characteristics of respondents were also presented. Data were collected at daytime, in summer and winter, 2013. Statistical treatment of this data was firstly presented in a PhD Thesis (“Percepção sonora e térmica e avaliação de conforto em espaços urbanos abertos do município de Belo Horizonte – MG, Brasil” (Hirashima, 2014) [1]), providing relevant information on thermal conditions in these locations and on thermal comfort assessment. Up to now, this data was also explored in the article “Daytime Thermal Comfort in Urban Spaces: A Field Study in Brazil” (Hirashima et al., in press) [2]. These references are recommended for further interpretation and discussion.

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Hirashima, S. Q. da S., Assis, E. S. de, & Nikolopoulou, M. (2016). Dataset on daytime outdoor thermal comfort for Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Data in Brief, 9, 530–535. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2016.09.019

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