A study on the estimation of energy consumption rate of office buildings- Analysis based on survey data in 2009 fiscal year on the database of energy consumption for commercial buildings (DECC)

Yorimasa Iki, Satoshi Sudo, Hiroshi Yoshino, Shuzo Murakami, Kazuaki Bogaki, Katashi Matsunawa, Shigeki Kametani, Hiroto Takaguchi, Hisashi Hanzawa, Masaya Okumiya, Yoshiharu Asano, Yoshiyuki Shimoda, Saburo Murakawa, Hirotoshi Yoda

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Abstract

This research intends to define base load and fluctuation load from the pattern of monthly changes in the energy consumption of office buildings in Japan obtained from the investigation in 2009 fiscal year, and to clarify the characteristics of energy consumption by determining estimation equations. It became possible to confirm the tendency by the estimation equation obtained from the multiple regression analyses of base load rate. The reliability of the estimation equation of fluctuation load rate by the multiple regression analyse was higher than that of the estimation equation obtained from the simple regression analysis of the average yearly temperature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)203-211
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Environmental Engineering
Volume77
Issue number673
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Mar

Keywords

  • Base load
  • Energy consumption rate
  • Estimation equation
  • Fluctuation load
  • Office buildings
  • The multiple regression analysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Engineering

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