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International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research

Table 1 Cases for the measurements and temperatures in the chamber

From: Evaluation of two cooling devices for construction workers by a thermal manikin

Name of cooling device REF (°C) FANS (°C) VEST (°C)
Name of cases PCM ICE PCM + ICE
Surrounding temp. [1.1 m] Average* 24.9 24.9 31.2 31.3 30.9
Highest 25.0 25.3 31.3 31.5 31.0
Lowest 24.8 24.8 31.0 31.2 30.8
Max. vertical temp. difference [1.7–0.1 m] 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.5 
  1. * Average periods were 3 h for fan and 4 h for VEST