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Indoor environmental regulation hrough preference and behaviour of inhabitants in houses

Abdul Majid, Noor Hanita and Salehudin, Mohd Syafiq and Abdul Rahim, Zaiton and Othman, Rosniza (2015) Indoor environmental regulation hrough preference and behaviour of inhabitants in houses. Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences, 170. pp. 527-536. ISSN 1877-0428

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Regulating the indoor environment for comfort and energy savings requires appropriate attitude and human behaviour of the house inhabitants. The aim of this study is to identify people’s main concerns when building or choosing a home. The research intends to determine how human behaviour regulates the indoor environmental conditions in houses towards achieving comfort and energy savings. A questionnaire survey was conducted through convenient sampling method with approximately 125 respondents. The results indicated the preferences for comfort and inhabitants’ attitude and behaviour in regulating the indoor environment.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 2995/43783
Uncontrolled Keywords: Human behaviour; comfort; energy savings; house
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Architecture
Depositing User: Dr Noor Hanita Abdul Majid
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2015 14:17
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2015 14:17
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/43783

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