Research Article

Applying Outdoor Environment to Develop Health, Comfort, and Energy Saving in the Office in Hot-Humid Climate

Table 4

Cost of electricity for office buildings.

Time of operation (h)Average electricity consumption (kW)Cost of electricity
(NT/8.5 hr)
Accumulated CO2 emissions (kg)CO2 reduction (kg)

Existing systems8.516458807,580Nil
Newly installed systems8.58831503,8933,687

(1) CO2 emissions per unit of electricity consumed = 0.638 kg-CO2/kWh (TPC, 2007).
(2) Cost of electricity: kWh = 0.14 (NT$).