Dataset for "Improving Thermal Comfort in Refugee Shelters in Desert Environments"



The dataset describes monitored environmental conditions of unoccupied shelter prototypes in the refugee camp of Azraq (Jordan). The monitored environmental conditions are temperature and relative humidity every hour both outdoors and indoors. The 12 shelter prototypes include a control shelter without modifications and 11 variants implementing a range of passive/active measures (increased ventilation, insulation, thermal mass and/or roof shades, evaporative cooler and earth tube).
Date made available20 Jan 2021
PublisherUniversity of Bath
Date of data production15 Jul 2019 - 21 Sept 2019
Geographical coverageJordan, Zarqa Governorate, Refugee Camp of Azraq

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