Design criteria for microclimate cooling systems

F. Tayyari, J. L. Smith, C. L. Burford, J. D. Ramsey

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This paper identifies and described 25 design criteria that are desirable characteristics for a microclimate cooling system (MCCS). These criteria can be used as a check list by designers when developing an MCCS, and by organizations when evaluating and selecting MCCSs for use by their employees.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1247-1250
Number of pages4
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 1989


  • Cooling suits
  • Criteria
  • Design
  • Features
  • Microclimate

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    Tayyari, F., Smith, J. L., Burford, C. L., & Ramsey, J. D. (1989). Design criteria for microclimate cooling systems. Ergonomics, 32(10), 1247-1250.