Published 30 sep 2019 •  vol 130  • 



Hermawan, Architecture Department, Qur’anic Science University, Indonesia
Eddy Prianto, Architecture Department, Diponegoro University, Indonesia
Erni Setyowati, 3Architecture Department, Diponegoro University, Indonesia



Thermal Sensation Vote (TSV) is an instrument which is believed to present as a basis to analyze thermal adaptive comfort. TSV is also used to determine the thermal adaptive comfort based on environmental and personal thermal conditions. The difference of the thermal environment is found in houses located in mountainous areas. Exposed stone houses and those with wooden walls belong to vernacular houses in mountainous areas. The present study aims at comparing Thermal Sensation Vote (TSV) of occupants of exposed stone houses and those of wooden houses. Subjective data were collected through 7-pint scales thermal sensation in a year on four seasonal periods: the beginning of the wet season, the middle of the wet season, the beginning of the dry season, and the middle of the dry season. A survey was conducted in 5 days for each seasonal period. The data were collected four times a day: in the morning, afternoon, evening, and at night. The collected data were then tabulated and converted to a percentage. Afterward, the data were processed using bar diagrams and described through descriptive narration. The results of the study indicate that the age and gender of the occupants determine the thermal sensation being felt. Exposed stone houses are proved to give comfort to occupants living in mountainous areas.



Thermal Sensation Vote, Questionnaire, Mountainous Areas



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Hermawan, Prianto, E., & Setyowati, E. (2019). The Analysis of Thermal Sensation Vote on the Comfort of Occupants of Vernacular Houses in Mountainous Areas of Wonosobo, Indonesia. International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology (IJAST), ISSN: 2005-4238(Print); 2207-6360 (Online), NADIA, 130, 33-48. doi: 10.33832/ijast.2019.130.04.

Hermawan, et al. “The Analysis of Thermal Sensation Vote on the Comfort of Occupants of Vernacular Houses in Mountainous Areas of Wonosobo, Indonesia.” International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, ISSN: 2005-4238(Print); 2207-6360 (Online), NADIA, vol. 130, 2019, pp. 33-48. IJAST,

[1] Hermawan, E. Prianto, and E. Setyowati, “The Analysis of Thermal Sensation Vote on the Comfort of Occupants of Vernacular Houses in Mountainous Areas of Wonosobo, Indonesia.” International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology (IJAST), ISSN: 2005-4238(Print); 2207-6360 (Online), NADIA, vol. 130, pp. 33-48, Sep. 2019.