The need for facilities managers in adopting energy consumption behavioural assessment for Malaysian universities

Ishak, Mohd Hafizal (2017) The need for facilities managers in adopting energy consumption behavioural assessment for Malaysian universities. In: Innovation in Health and Education. Studium Press (India) Pvt. Ltd, pp. 265-297. ISBN 9789385046049

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Abstract

Towards sustainable universities, 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. Therefore, this chapter proposes an energy consumption behavioural assessment of Malaysian universities students through an ‘energy culture’ framework. It is an approach that behaviour seen as an amalgam of ‘material culture’, ‘cognitive norms’, and ‘energy practice’. The components interact together to produce a self-reinforcing system that becomes characterized by strong habits. The objective is to recognize the potential of the framework for assessing energy consumption behaviour. It recommended that energy culture framework to be practices as basis for assessing the energy consumption behaviour. Furthermore, the assessment requires further exploration in the future where several issues were emerged other than theoretical mainframe issue.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:Energy consumption; behaviour; assessment; energy culture; universities
Subjects:T Technology > TH Building construction > TH1-844 Building construction
Divisions:Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Real Estate Management
ID Code:11125
Deposited By:Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Deposited On:13 May 2019 09:10
Last Modified:13 May 2019 09:10

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