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Energy efficiency factors for existing toll plazas

Balubaid, Saeed and Abd. Majid, Muhd. Zaimi and Zakaria, Rozana (2014) Energy efficiency factors for existing toll plazas. Jurnal Teknologi, 70 (7). pp. 27-32. ISSN 0127-9696

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Official URL: https://dx.doi.org/10.11113/jt.v70.3573

Abstract

Energy efficiency is one of the most important issues for green buildings and their sustainability. This is not only due to the environmental impacts, but also because it incurs significantly high energy cost. The aim of this study is to identify the potential actions required for toll plaza that lead to energy reduction. The data were obtained through set of questionnaire and interviewing targeted respondents, including the employees at toll plaza, and architects and engineers who are directly involved in the design of highway projects. The data was analyzed using descriptive statistical analysis method. The findings of this study are the critical elements that influence the energy usage and factors that lead to energy wastage. Finally, potential actions were recommended to reduce energy consumption in toll plazas.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:energy efficiency, toll plaza, energy consumption
Subjects:Q Science > QC Physics
Divisions:Others
ID Code:52678
Deposited By: Siti Nor Hashidah Zakaria
Deposited On:01 Feb 2016 11:53
Last Modified:30 Jun 2018 07:02

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