Development of a suggestion tool for energy-saving actions based on the analysis of residents' behaviors and energy consumption

Daisuke Tomikoshi, Toshiharu Ikaga, Shun Kawakubo, Kota Fujisaki

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Abstract

It is important to promote energy-saving actions toward the reduction of CO2 emissions in residential sector. Residents should understand the actual conditions of energy consumption in their home in order to make energy-saving actions more effective. Therefore, in this research, a tool which suggests effective energy-saving actions was developed based on literature research and questionnaire survey. A workshop was conducted in Kawasaki City. Then, the residents received the information of their actual energy usage and effective energy-saving actions suggested by the aforementioned tool. As a result, 6.4% of CO2 reduction was achieved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)655-660
Number of pages6
JournalAIJ Journal of Technology and Design
Volume19
Issue number42
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Jun 1

Keywords

  • Breakdown of energy by usage
  • Lifestyle
  • Questionnaire survey
  • Residence
  • Suggestion of energy-saving action

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Architecture
  • Building and Construction

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