Investigating the Performance of Indoor Environment and Energy Management Implementation System in Office Building

Siti Halipah Ibrahim, F. Julaihi, Azhaili Baharun, D. R. Koesmeri, Mohd Nasrun Mohd Nawi

Ekoloji, 2018, Issue 106, Pages: 87-94, Article No: e106044


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One of the fastest growing trends in the field of innovations is energy efficiency. This area can contribute to the sustainability development of the country by reducing the energy intensity of the economy. Energy and environment plays a key role in achieving the desired economic growth for the country. Worldwide industries use 40 percent energy for material and consumption protection to fulfil human needs. One of the approach in order to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases to the environment is by conserving energy. This could be executed by implementing energy management especially in office buildings. Energy management can also increase the efficiency of energy in the building. This study focus on the performance indoor environment and energy management system implementation in office building. Energy management is one of the contemporary challenges, thus study adopts an exploratory approach by using a tool developed by UNIDO called EnMS or Energy Management System. Findings show that by implementing indoor environment and energy management can reduce electricity consumption up to 30%. However, the awareness on energy management in Malaysia is still very low. The lack of awareness towards energy conservation among users can be enhanced by implementing indoor environment and energy management. Therefore, serious initiatives by the organization are needed to promote the effectiveness of indoor environment and energy management.


indoor environment, energy management, building


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