KAPITEL 1.2 Raumklimatische Grundlagen (Chapter 1.2 Foundations of Indoor Climate)

Translated title of the contribution: Chapter 1.2 Foundations of Indoor Climate

Runa T. Hellwig, Christian Scherer, Wolfgang Bischof, Gerhard A. Wiesmueller

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This periodical is the classic compendium for german engineers in heating, ventilation and air-conditioning planning. It was established by Hermann recknagel 1896. 124 years after the first edition was published, now in 2020, the 80 edition is published. The compendium is aperiodical which is updated every second year.

The contribution by Hellwig, Scherer, Bischof and Wiesmueller is the chapter on basic knowledge on indoor climate perception and requirements, which form the basis for every conditioning system of the indoor environment and hence determining - beside the building envelope - how energy efficient a building can be operated.
Translated title of the contributionChapter 1.2 Foundations of Indoor Climate
Original languageGerman
Title of host publicationDas Taschenbuch für Heizung+Klimatechnik DER RECKNAGEL 2021/2022 (Compendium Heating, Ventilation and Air-conditioning 'Der Recknagel' 2021/2022) : periodically updated compendium
EditorsKarl-Josef Albers
Place of PublicationGermany
PublisherITM InnoTech Medien GmbH
Publication date2020
ISBN (Print)978-3-96143-090-1, 978-3-96143-098-8
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-96143-092-5, 978-3-96143-093-2
Publication statusPublished - 2020


  • indoor Climate
  • thermal comfort
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Sick Buildign Syndrome
  • Emissions from materials
  • personal control
  • design requirements
  • standards
  • Occupational Health and Safety


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