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Potential retrofit of existing Sultan Ismail parliament building, Johor to green building

Yasin, Mohd Norazam and Abdullah, Abd Halid and Abdul Hamid, Hazrul and Wahab, Nur Shahirah Nadhilah (2016) Potential retrofit of existing Sultan Ismail parliament building, Johor to green building. In: International Symposium on Civil and Environmental Engineering 2016 (ISCEE 2016) , 5-6 December 2016, Melaka.

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The concept of retrofitting an existing building towards green building was introduced to move towards greener development. This paper investigates the benefits of retrofitting an existing building to green building. The potential retrofit of the existing Sultan Ismail Parliament building was also determined and later the elements of the building to be retrofitted were proposed. The Sultan Ismail Parliament building is one of the newest development that serves as the Johor state administrative center under Iskandar Malaysia. Therefore, this paper focuses on whether the existing building has fulfilled all of the green building elements. A set of questionnaire was distributed to the targeted respondents who were the engineers, architects, technicians, staffs and those who were involved in the development of the Sultan Ismail Parliament building. A total of 60 respondents was involved. Based on the analyzed data, it shows that the existing building has fulfilled only one of the green building elements which is the Indoor Environmental Quality. The items that scored 3.5 and above mean index under this element include the daylight glare is not bothering, the ventilation in the building is adequate, inspections are done regularly, smoking regulation is implemented and the number of openings of windows and doors is sufficient. While it shows that other elements were only partially fulfilled. The criteria that achieved below 3.5 mean index values is considered to be the potential elements that could be used for future retrofitting initiative.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
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 06:54
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2019 06:54
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/11608
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