ASHRAE Technical Committee 2.1 - Physiology and Human Environment



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This committee is concerned with the relationship of man's living environment, as altered by air-conditioning, heating and ventilating systems, to his comfort, health, and productivity.


It is the technical committee's intent to keep this web site complete with all of the pertinent information regarding to physiology and the human environment. If you have any questions regarding this technical committee, please do feel free to contact the chair or vice-chair listed on the membership page. If you have any comments or suggestions about this webpage, we want to hear from you! Please write to the webmaster with your comments and suggestions.

Upcoming activities


2016 Winter Meeting

Orlando, Florida

January 23-27, 2016

TC 2.1 will meet on Tuesday, January 26, 1:00-3:30 PM

TC 2.1 Subcommittee meeting schedule:

Research: Sunday, January 24, 1:00-3:00 PM

Programs: Sunday, January 24, 3:00-4:00 PM

Handbook: Sunday, January 24, 4:00-5:00 PM

Meeting Locations Coming Soon

Orlando Meeting Agenda Coming Soon



Recent Updates

Atlanta meeting minutes added.