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Research Output 1987 2019

  • 363 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
  • 69 Article
  • 22 Conference contribution
  • 10 Conference article
2019

A renovation proposal for zero-energy houses: Outline of building planning and evaluation of thermal environment

Sugano, S., Yamaguchi, S., Tsuneoka, Y., Oki, R., Nakagawa, J., Watanabe, N., Kobayashi, T., Tanabe, S. I. & Akimoto, T., 2019 Aug 13, In : E3S Web of Conferences. 111, 04001.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access
insulation
Planning
Insulation
residential energy
energy

Development of HVAC diffuser unit for task and ambient air conditioning allowing user to control built-in fan - Evaluation of air supply mode by subjective experiment and field measurement in office

Akimoto, T., Odagiri, N., Nakashima, Y., Miyazaki, S., Yanai, T., Matsumoto, T., Yamashina, D. & Araki, N., 2019 Aug 13, In : E3S Web of Conferences. 111, 01025.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access
air conditioning
Air conditioning
ambient air
Fans
air

Investigation of Toilets with Reduced Ventilation Frequencies and Odor Simulation

Kimura, M., Akimoto, T., Kato, S., Hirasuga, N., Sakamoto, Y., Yamakita, S. & Sakakibara, H., 2019 Aug 9, In : IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science. 294, 1, 012046.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access
odor
ventilation
computational fluid dynamics
air
ammonia

Odor problems in toilets with reduced ventilation frequencies

Kimura, M., Akimoto, T., Hirasuga, N., Sakamoto, Y., Yamakita, S. & Sakakibara, H., 2019 Aug 13, In : E3S Web of Conferences. 111, 02025.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access
Odors
odor
Ventilation
ventilation
air

Proposal and evaluation of an equipment operating method using solar radiation prediction in a zero energy house

Oki, R., Tsuneoka, Y., Yamaguchi, S., Sugano, S., Nakagawa, J., Watanabe, N., Kobayashi, T., Tanabe, S. I., Akimoto, T., Hayashi, Y. & Wakao, S., 2019 Aug 13, In : E3S Web of Conferences. 111, 05003.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access
Water heaters
leveling
Solar radiation
solar radiation
Pumps

Renovating a house to aim for net-zero energy, thermal comfort, energy self-consumption and behavioural adaptation: A method proposed for ENEMANE HOUSE 2017

Oki, R., Tsuneoka, Y., Yamaguchi, S., Sugano, S., Watanabe, N., Akimoto, T., Hayashi, Y., Wakao, S. & Tanabe, S. I., 2019 Jan 1, In : Energy and Buildings.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Thermal comfort
Thermal insulation
Water heaters
Energy management
Medical problems

Study on environment conscious technologies in a super tall building: Evaluation of PV performance considering aerological climate

Inomata, R., Akimoto, T., Hatori, D., Takanishi, S., Nakamura, S., Mochizuki, Y., Araki, N. & Yamashina, D., 2019 Aug 13, In : E3S Web of Conferences. 111, 03058.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access
Tall buildings
photovoltaic system
power generation
Power generation
climate

The effects of an air conditioning system using the coanda effect on an indoor office environment

Igarashi, H., Akimoto, T., Hatori, D., Kato, S., Sakakibara, H. & Kimura, M., 2019 Aug 13, In : E3S Web of Conferences. 111, 01088.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access
air conditioning
Air conditioning
heating
Heating
computational fluid dynamics

The Evaluation of Air Blowing Method of Variable-Air-Conditioning-System using Coanda Effect by Computational Fluid Dynamics

Sakakibara, H., Akimoto, T., Igarashi, H., Nakamura, S. & Kimura, M., 2019 Aug 9, In : IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science. 294, 1, 012058.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access
air conditioning
computational fluid dynamics
air
airflow
energy

The examination of air blowing method and thermal comfort of variable air conditioning system using coanda effect

Sakakibara, H., Akimoto, T., Igarashi, H., Nakamura, S. & Kimura, M., 2019 Aug 13, In : E3S Web of Conferences. 111, 01079.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access
Thermal comfort
air conditioning
Blow molding
Air conditioning
airflow

Verification of the effect of sleeping environment and humidification on middle-aged people in whole-house air-conditioning ventilation system housing

Iwaki, A., Akimoto, T., Misumi, N. & Furuhashi, T., 2019 Aug 13, In : E3S Web of Conferences. 111, 02044.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access
air conditioning
Air conditioning
Ventilation
ventilation
sleep

既存工業化住宅を用いた改修型ゼロ・エネルギーハウスの提案

Translated title of the contribution: Proposal of renovation to zero energy house (ZEH) from an existing industrialized houseNakagawa, J., Yamaguchi, S., Sugano, S., Maruyama, Y., Yamashina, D., Watanabe, N., Tanabe, S. I., Hayashi, Y., Tsuneoka, Y., Oki, R., Nomoto, A., Araki, N., Ikehara, Y., Kobayashi, T., Akimoto, T. & Wakao, S., 2019 Feb 1, In : AIJ Journal of Technology and Design. 25, 59, p. 239-242 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy conservation
Planning
Global warming
Disasters
Electricity
2018
Thermal load
Health
Temperature
Hot Temperature
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)
Health hazards
Thermal load
Insulation
Time series
Energy utilization
Calorimeters
Water tanks
Solar collectors
Water supply
Hot Temperature
2016
Energy conservation
Energy utilization
Visualization
2015
1 Citation (Scopus)

Current status of energy conservation refurbishment of non-residence buildings utilizing the subsidy system

Aozasa, K., Akimoto, T., Seike, T., Kim, Y., Tsai, I. C., Miyazawa, Y. & Muto, N., 2015 Oct 1, In : AIJ Journal of Technology and Design. 21, 49, p. 1183-1188 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Insulation
Energy conservation
Ceilings
Roofs
Repair

Development of an integrated energy simulation tool for buildings and MEP systems, the BEST simulation study of cogeneration system in hotels using BEST program 2013

Satoh, M., Tsujimaru, N., Murakami, S., Akimoto, T., Ishino, H., Sasajima, K., Nohara, F., Ninomiya, H., Fujii, T., Kuzuki, R. & Yuasa, R., 2015, 24th IIR International Congress of Refrigeration, ICR 2015. International Institute of Refrigeration, p. 4158-4164 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

cogeneration
Hotels
Water
Ventilation exhausts
simulation
2014

Field study on task air conditioning system performance in office building

Yanai, T. & Akimoto, T., 2014, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering (Japan). 79, 699, p. 419-428 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Office buildings
Air conditioning
Air
Ventilation
Fatigue of materials

Investigation of design concept and basic performance of task air conditioning system for wide use

Yanai, T. & Akimoto, T., 2014, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering (Japan). 79, 700, p. 525-534 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Air conditioning
Air
Pressurization
Seats
Controllability

Performance evaluation on double multi GHP in school building

Akimoto, T., Aozasa, K., Yamada, Y., Sato, T., Sato, M. & Mizuta, A., 2014, Indoor Air 2014 - 13th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate. International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate, p. 308-309 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

School buildings

The importance of non-energy benefits in living environments for promoting stress-related health

Yamaguchi, R., Nagasawa, N., Kato, R., Tsutsumi, H., Matsuoka, Y., Akimoto, T. & Tanabe, S. I., 2014, Indoor Air 2014 - 13th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate. International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate, p. 851-858 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Health
Aging of materials
2013

Covariance structural analysis among living environment, housework and chronic pain

Nagasawa, N., Tsutsumi, H., Matsuoka, Y., Kato, R., Akimoto, T. & Tanabe, S. I., 2013 Jan, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering (Japan). 78, 683, p. 55-61 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Structural analysis
Fatigue of materials
Factor analysis
Stiffness
Health
1 Citation (Scopus)

Covariance structural modeling-based multi-group analysis among living envrionment, housework and chronic low back pain

Nagasawa, N., Tsutsumi, H., Matsuoka, Y., Kato, R., Akimoto, T. & Tanabe, S. I., 2013 Aug, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering (Japan). 78, 690, p. 655-660 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fatigue of materials
Factor analysis
Health
173 Citations (Scopus)

Progress in thermal comfort research over the last twenty years

De Dear, R. J., Akimoto, T., Arens, E. A., Brager, G., Candido, C., Cheong, K. W. D., Li, B., Nishihara, N., Sekhar, S. C., Tanabe, S., Toftum, J., Zhang, H. & Zhu, Y., 2013 Dec, In : Indoor Air. 23, 6, p. 442-461 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thermal comfort
Innovation
Physiology
Climate change
Energy efficiency
2 Citations (Scopus)

Relationship among satisfaction with residential environment, stress and subjective health of occupants

Tsutsumi, H., Nagasawa, N., Kato, R., Matsuoka, Y., Akiyama, Y., Akimoto, T. & Tanabe, S. I., 2013 Apr, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering (Japan). 78, 686, p. 359-366 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health
2012

Comfortable bedroom controlled by mechanical air conditioner and natural ventilation

Kawano, Y. & Akimoto, T., 2012, 10th International Conference on Healthy Buildings 2012. Vol. 3. p. 2660-2665 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ventilation
Air
Temperature
Hot Temperature

Effect of cross-ventilation in environmentally symbiotic house with double-deck engawa

Watanuki, Y., Akimoto, T., Kimura, F. & Akutagawa, I., 2012, In : AIJ Journal of Technology and Design. 18, 39, p. 607-612 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ventilation
Global warming
Environmental impact
Ecodesign

Indoor thermal environment and energy saving by reducing heating/cooling capacity of air conditioner at home

Kanda, T., Akimoto, T., Kanou, K., Tazawa, S. & Kawaraguchi, Y., 2012, 10th International Conference on Healthy Buildings 2012. Vol. 3. p. 2232-2237 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Energy conservation
Cooling
Heating
Air
Air conditioning

Investigation of thermal comfort model using optimum control of local air velocity

Kubota, J., Akimoto, T., Chikamoto, T., Hashimoto, S. & Nishino, A., 2012, 10th International Conference on Healthy Buildings 2012. Vol. 2. p. 1751-1756 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Thermal comfort
Air conditioning
Air
Environmental chambers
Experiments

Natural ventilation effects for environmentally symbiotic house with double layer veranda in summer

Akimoto, T., Watanuki, Y., Kimura, F. & Nakajima, K., 2012, 10th International Conference on Healthy Buildings 2012. Vol. 3. p. 2672-2677 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ventilation
Global warming
Environmental impact
Ecodesign

Predictive model of thermal sensation for heating systems considering contact with the floor

Kubo, H., Tanabe, S. I., Yokoyama, T., Omori, T., Ohira, N., Tominaga, R. & Akimoto, T., 2012, 10th International Conference on Healthy Buildings 2012. Vol. 2. p. 1052-1057 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Heating
Subjective testing
Regression analysis
Thermal effects
Energy utilization
Environmental technology
Insulation
Energy conservation
Communication
Hot Temperature
1 Citation (Scopus)

Study on refurbishment utilizing the subsidy system of existing building for energy conservation

Aozasa, K., Akimoto, T., Seike, T., Washizaki, M. & Ohta, H., 2012, In : AIJ Journal of Technology and Design. 18, 39, p. 627-632 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cost effectiveness
Energy conservation
Repair
2011
1 Citation (Scopus)

Airflow control for personal air-conditioning in a partly unoccupied zone using a multi-flow ceiling cassette type packaged air-conditioner

Ishiguro, R., Chikamoto, T., Hashimoto, S., Inada, R., Nishino, A. & Akimoto, T., 2011 Mar, In : International Journal of Ventilation. 9, 4, p. 393-403 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ceilings
Air conditioning
Thermal comfort
Air
Thermal energy

Factors affecting energy consumption in an apartment building: Field survey and computerized simulation

Mori, K., Akimoto, T., Nagai, T. & Emoto, K., 2011, 12th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate 2011. Vol. 3. p. 2248-2253 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Energy utilization
Heating
Apartment houses
Heating equipment
Gases
1 Citation (Scopus)

Integrated energy simulation for building and mep systems in consideration of the characteristics of thermal energy media for thermal cascading systems

Kuzuki, R., Satoh, M., Akimoto, T., Murakami, S., Ishino, H., Sasajima, K., Nohara, F., Ninomiya, H. & Tabata, Y., 2011 Apr, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering. 76, 662, p. 401-409 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thermal energy
Energy efficiency
Water heaters
Space heating
Conveying
1 Citation (Scopus)

The hot water test mode "modified m1"reflecting daily fluctuation, short-time usage and experimental analysis for the energy performance of the gas instantaneous boiler

Mae, M., Miura, T., Habara, H., Hori, Y., Kuwasawa, Y., Akimoto, T., Ukaji, M. & Sawachi, T., 2011, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering. 76, 659, p. 49-57 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Boilers
Gases
Energy efficiency
Water
Energy utilization

Thermal comfort in transitional metabolism based on subjective experiments with ceiling supply task conditioning system

Akimoto, T., Ohta, H., Hashimoto, S., Nishino, A., Chikamoto, T. & Nakamura, S., 2011, 12th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate 2011. Vol. 4. p. 2652-2653 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Thermal comfort
Ceilings
Metabolism
Experiments

Verification of renewal actions in long-life office building by CASBEE

Watanuki, Y. & Akimoto, T., 2011, 12th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate 2011. Vol. 3. p. 1803-1808 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Office buildings
Surveying
2010

Airflow control for personal air-conditioning and unoccupied zone by multi-flow ceiling cassette type packaged air-conditioner

Ishiguro, R., T.Chikamoto, T. C., Fukuda, S., Hashimoto, S., Inada, R., Nishino, A. & Akimoto, T., 2010 May 1, In : CLIMA 2010, The 10th REHVA WORLD CONGRESS Sustainable Energy Use in Buildings (Antalya,Turkey ).

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Analysis of questionnaire survey result concerning heating equipment use

Emoto, K., Akimoto, T., Matsumae, K. & Kuwasawa, Y., 2010 Jun, In : AIJ Journal of Technology and Design. 16, 33, p. 585-588 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heating equipment
Heating
Air

Environmental selection option effects of ceiling supply task conditioning system

Ohta, H., Akimoto, T., Hashimoto, S., Nishino, A., Inada, R., Chikamoto, T. & Nakamura, S., 2010 May 1, In : CLIMA 2010, The 10th REHVA WORLD CONGRESS Sustainable Energy Use in Buildings (Antalya,Turkey ).

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Evaluation of work place environment and energy consumption in office for creative work

M.Sasaki, M. S., T.Yanai1, T. Y., T.Akimoto, T. A., S.Tanabe, S. T. & Akimoto, T., 2010 May 1, In : CLIMA 2010, The 10th REHVA WORLD CONGRESS Sustainable Energy Use in Buildings (Antalya,Turkey ).

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Integrated Energy Simulation for Building and MEP Systems Including Thermal Cascading in Consideration of the Characteristics of Thermal Energy Media

Kuzuki, R., Satoh, M., Akimoto, T., Murakami, S., Ishino, H., Sasajima, K., Nohara, F., Ninomiya, H. & Tabata, Y., 2010 May 1, In : CLIMA 2010, The 10th REHVA WORLD CONGRESS Sustainable Energy Use in Buildings (Antalya,Turkey ).

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

70 Citations (Scopus)

Thermal comfort and productivity - Evaluation of workplace environment in a task conditioned office

Akimoto, T., Tanabe, S. I., Yanai, T. & Sasaki, M., 2010 Jan, In : Building and Environment. 45, 1, p. 45-50 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thermal comfort
workplace
conditioning
Productivity
productivity
2009

Ceiling supply task conditioning system in 28 °C office space

Ohta, H., Akimoto, T., Hashimoto, S., Nishino, A., Chikamoto, T. & Nakamura, S., 2009, 9th International Conference and Exhibition - Healthy Buildings 2009, HB 2009.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ceilings
Office buildings
Air
Energy conservation
Sales

Effects of Heat Loss Coefficient of Enclosures on Thermal Comfort

Emoto, K., Kagiya, S., Matsumae, K., Akimoto, T., Kuwasawa, Y. & K.Emura, K. E., 2009 May 1, In : Default journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle