Clo.

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Description

1) An abbreviation for clothing.

2) A unit of thermal resistance defined as the amount of insulation required to keep a resting man comfortable at an ambient temperature of 21C. This is approximately the amount of insulation required for indoor clothing.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles, Phyllis G.Tortora, Robert S. Merkel (eds.), Fairchild Publications, New York City, 7th edition, 1996

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