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      Investigating User Perception of High-Performance Schools about Factors Associated with Building Energy Efficiency

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      Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal

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          Energy demand in buildings can be reduced by improving energy efficiency. MS1525 has recommended that energy efficiency for Non-Residential Buildings in Malaysia to be not more than 135kWh/m²/year. A school building is a non-residential building and has major social responsibilities. Based on the theory of building energy-efficiency, energy efficiency can be achieved through three main factors: a) design of buildings; b) design of services; and c) user behavior. This study aims to investigate the user perceptions in High-Performance Schools. The questionnaire viewed three main perceptions of users: perception of user behavior, the perception of building design and perception of services design.

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          Journal
          Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal
          E-BPJ
          e-IPH Ltd.
          2398-4287
          May 20 2016
          June 26 2016
          : 1
          : 1
          : 106
          Article
          10.21834/e-bpj.v1i1.203
          © 2016

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