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Energy saving measures for university public library: a case study of UTHM Library

Noranai, Zamri and Mohamad, Mohd. Hafiz Haidar and Salleh, Hamidon and Md Yusof, Mohammad Zainal (2014) Energy saving measures for university public library: a case study of UTHM Library. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 660. pp. 1072-1075. ISSN 1662-7482

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Abstract

Energy is an important source of power for human daily activity. Energy efficiency is measured by the productivity of the system which goes through under certain condition as to achieve results at optimum level. The basic purpose of this study is to reduce and save energy consumption in order to determine the energy efficiency of public university library. Thereby saving measures can be identified from the building services installed in the library. From the findings, there are two major system correlates which is mechanical and electrical system. Based on these systems, it could resolve intricacy issues regards to building efficiency by conducting an Energy Saving Measures (ESM) in context of Malaysia’s tropical setting. Lack of supervision and excessive wastage of energy will render inefficient in both systems which would decrease the optimum level of performance and reliability issues. The study emphasizes that energy conservation should be prioritized in order to avoid unregulated energy consumption. Hence, it could focus on the main streamline where energy efficiency is a possible and potential sustainable building in the present and future for better surroundings and standard quality of life.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: energy; energy saving; energy saving measure
Subjects: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery > TJ163-163.12 Mechanical and electrical engineering combined
Divisions: Faculty of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering > Department of Engineering Mechanics
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 09 Apr 2015 06:24
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2015 06:24
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/6393
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