2010

2010

April

ADAM (Advanced Automotive Manikin) was delivered to the Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Lab in 2001, and it remains the most sophisticated thermal manikin ever built. ADAM’s porous metal sweating skin construction, 120-zone high-res configuration, internal battery power, and wireless communication capabilities have yet to be duplicated. And therein lies a problem… Read More
HVAC manikin photo
April 2010 (updated July 2016) -- Remember a few months ago when I mentioned that Thermetrics engineers love custom projects? Here’s a good example that shows our Newton manikin system re-purposed to serve (quite well I might add) as a sophisticated, repeatable tool for car/truck/transit HVAC comfort research.  Read More