Roaf S, Nicol F, Humphreys M, Adaptive thermal comfort: Principles and practice, Earthscan/Routledge (2012)
Humphreys M A, Rijala H B, Nicol J F, 'Updating the adaptive relation between climate and comfort indoors; new insights and an extended database'
Building and Environment 63 (-) (2013) pp.40-55
A selection of recent publications
M A Humphreys, H B Rijal and J F Nicol 2010 Examining and developing the adaptive relation between climate and thermal comfort indoors. Proceedings of Conference: Adapting to Change: New Thinking on Comfort Cumberland Lodge, Windsor, UK, 9-11 April 2010. London: Network for Comfort and Energy Use in Buildings, http://nceub.org.uk, 29pp.
Michael A Humphreys, J Fergus Nicol, Iftikhar A Raja 2007 Field studies of thermal comfort and the progress of the adaptive model. Advances in Building Energy Research, Volume 1, pp55-88
Michael A Humphreys & J Fergus Nicol 2007 Self-assessed productivity and the office environment: monthly surveys in five European countries. ASHRAE Transactions, 113(1), pp606-616.
Michael A Humphreys & Mary Hancock 2007 Do people like to feel 'neutral'? Exploring the variation of the desired sensation on the ASHRAE scale. Energy and Buildings 39(7) 867-874.
M A Humphreys 2005 Quantifying occupant comfort: are combined indices of the indoor environment practicable? Building Research & Information, 2005, 33(4), pp317-325.
MA Humphreys & JF Nicol 2004 Do people like to feel "Neutral"? Response to the ASHRAE scale of subjective warmth in relation to thermal preference, indoor and outdoor temperature. ASHRAE Transactions, 110(2), 2004, pp569-577.
MA Humphreys, JF Nicol and KJ McCartney 2002 An analysis of some subjective assessments of indoor air-quality in five European countries. Indoor Air 2002. (Vol 5, pp 86-91, Proceedings of the 9th international conference on indoor air quality and climate, Monterey, California, USA
M A Humphreys & J F Nicol 2002 The validity of ISO-PMV for predicting comfort votes in every-day life. Energy and Buildings 34 (2002) 667-684
A selection of older publications
M A Humphreys & J F Nicol, 1998 Understanding the adaptive approach to thermal comfort.ASHRAE Transactions, Vol 104(1), pp991-1004.
M A Humphreys 1995 Thermal comfort temperatures and the habits of Hobbits pp 3-13 in:Standards for Thermal Comfort Eds: F Nicol, M Humphreys, O Sykes & S Roaf; E & F N Spon (Chapman & Hall)
M A Humphreys 1981 The dependence of comfortable temperature upon indoor and outdoor climate In: Bioengineering, Thermal Physiology and Comfort Eds: K Cena & J A Clark, Elsevier, pp 229-250
M A Humphreys 1979 The influence of season and ambient temperature on human clothing behaviour In: Indoor Climate Eds: P O Fanger & O Valbjorn, Danish Building Research, Copenhagen, pp 699-713
M A Humphreys 1978 Outdoor temperatures and comfort indoors Building Research and Practice(J. CIB) 6(2), pp 92-105
M A Humphreys 1975 Field studies of thermal comfort compared and applied Department of the Environment: Building Research Establishment, CP 76/75 (Reissued in: J. Inst. Heat. & Vent. Eng.44, pp 5-27, 1976)