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A study of potential retroffiting existing Sultan Ibrahim heritage building to green building

Yasin, Mohd Norazam and Abdullah, Abdul Halid and Wan Ibrahim, Mohd Haziman and Abdul Khalid, Hafizah and Wahab, Nur Shahirah Nadhilah (2018) A study of potential retroffiting existing Sultan Ibrahim heritage building to green building. Advanced Science Letters, 24 (5). pp. 3213-3216. ISSN 19366612

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Green building amount in Malaysia is still in small percentage compared to the other countries. Heritage buildings in one of the old buildings that preserved, carefully, but still not achieved sustainability because there are few factors that will become the barriers. This paper is to identify the potential and the barrier of retrofitting that Sultan Ibrahim building toward green building initiatives. All the information obtained is from the study of literature, distributing questionnaires, and preliminary interviews. The respondents were selected from green building experts, contractors, engineers, and Sultan Ibrahim Building’s staffs. The result of this study shows availability some components in Sultan Ibrahim Building that have potential retrofit and know how far the building availability for retrofit according to green building guideline. Moreover, there are some barriers had been analyzed may be happened during retrofitting Sultan Ibrahim building towards green building.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Green building; heritage building; retrofit; Sultan Ibrahim building
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > TH3301-3411 Maintenance and repair
Divisions: Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering > Department of Construction Engineering and Architecture
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2019 07:00
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2019 07:00
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/11236
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