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Result of pilot test to set the temperature 2 degrees C lower when heating at "Ario-Sapporo" in Hokkaido (WARM BIZ feeling temperature survey)

December 21, 2006

Ministry of the Environment conducted a customer questionnaire survey on the pilot test to set the temperature 2 degrees C lower than usual at "Ario-Sapporo", a complex facility in Sapporo City, Hokkaido (WARM BIZ feeling temperature survey) from December 7 to 10. The result is as follows.

1. Result

As per attached "WARM BIZ Feeling Temperature Survey Result." 0.6% answered "felt cold, " 93.1% "comfortable" or "no problem despite a bit cold" and 5.7% "felt hot." Also 96.7% encouraged to continue this approach to lower the preset temperature when heating.

For this favorable result, this approach is "Ario-Sapporo" is out in other stores and 43% said that this approach should be carried out at all the floors.

2. Reference Overview

<Survey Overview>
[Date & Time]
December 9 (Saturday) & 10 (Sunday), 2006
[Method]
Voluntary customer questionnaire in writing asked by researchers
[Sampling]
511(Male 224, Female 297)
< Pilot test to lower the preset temperature at Ario-Sapporo>
[Period]
December 7 (Thursday) to 10 (Sunday), 2006
[Venue]
1F, 2F, 3F at Ario-Sapporo Mall-side isle and Ito Yokado
[Test]
set 2 degrees C lower than the preset temperature

Attachment

  • WARM BIZ Feeling Temperature Survey Result
  • Reference: Questionnair
  • Reference: Ario-Sapporo Overview

Contact

Ministry of the Environment
Global Environment Bureau
Climate Change Policy Division

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