ANALYSIS OF CHINESE ELDERS' ATTITUDE AND PREFERENCE REGARDING AIR CONDITIONING USAGE IN BEDROOMS OF CARE FACILITIES IN SUMMER

Lei SIMA
2022 AIJ Journal of Technology and Design  
Thermal comfort in care facilities in summer has a considerable impact on senior's health. In addition to elders' physiological demands, thermal environment design should also take the psychological demands of elders in different countries into consideration. This study took Shanghai as an example, conducted a survey to 113 elders on their attitude and preference regarding air-conditioning usage. The results indicated that Chinese elders generally had a lower degree of dependence on
more » ... ing. Meanwhile, correlation test results suggested elders' personal attributes such as gender and age as well as attributes of the bedrooms have significant impacts on their preference.
doi:10.3130/aijt.28.350 fatcat:a5agliafavamfd64pnynd7aipe