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A preliminary assessment of energy consumption behaviour pattern and factors influence among Malaysian higher education institutions students

Ishak, Mohd. Hafizal and Sipan, Ibrahim and Mar Iman, Abdul Hamid and Sapri, Maimunah (2015) A preliminary assessment of energy consumption behaviour pattern and factors influence among Malaysian higher education institutions students. Jurnal Teknologi, 74 (2). pp. 59-71. ISSN 2180–3722

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.11113/jt.v74.4524

Abstract

Towards sustainable campus of higher education institutions (HEIs), energy consumption behaviour is one of the several matters that require attention by the facilities manager. Information on energy consumption behaviour helps on developing a good strategy for energy management. The purpose of this study is to assess energy consumption behaviour among Malaysian HEIs student. This study has an objective to determine energy consumption patterns and analyse the factors that influence the pattern. The ‘energy culture’ framework consolidated with ‘centrographic’ approach and econometric analysis used to strengthen the findings. A self-administrated survey carried out involving 158 respondents in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor. There are three types of energy use among students in HEIs namely, ‘high’, ‘low’, and ‘conserve’. The ‘device’, ‘activities’ and ‘building regulation’ are the influence factors on the pattern of energy use.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:energy consumption behaviour
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions:Geoinformation and Real Estate
ID Code:55805
Deposited By: Practical Student
Deposited On:06 Oct 2016 12:13
Last Modified:16 Feb 2017 09:02

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