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Clothing: The First Layer of Personal Comfort

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>26/09/2022
<mark>Journal</mark>Buildings and Cities
Publication StatusPublished
<mark>Original language</mark>English


In the context of the climate and energy crises, clothing can reduce the energy demand associated with thermal comfort. Alongside personal comfort systems (PCS) devices, clothing is another key site for (re)design in a body-centred personal comfort paradigm. Janine Morley (Lancaster University) explains how clothing and PCS could transform how thermal comfort is achieved whilst delivering energy savings and, potentially, increased satisfaction.