TITLE

Towards nurturing sustainable behavior of the employees in university campus

AUTHOR(S)
Sammani, Dania; Ibrahim, Rahinah; Kozlowski, Marek; Rashid, Mohamad Yazah
PUB. DATE
January 2015
SOURCE
Annual International Conference on Architecture & Civil Engineer;2015, p127
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Nurturing sustainable behavior of the employees is an essential step towards developing a sustainable university campus. This paper presents our attempt to understand and identify factors related to the built environment life cycle that have the potential to nurture sustainable behavior of the employees in university campus. We conducted a literature survey on built environment life cycle, employees' sustainable behavior, and product life cycle management PLM with the main aim to nurture energy efficiency through sustainable behavior of the employees. The results of our study lead towards theoretical development on nurturing sustainable behavior of the employees in university campus, by utilizing sustainable factors of built environment life cycle for achieving energy efficiency during the campus's operational phase. The results showed that environmental awareness, knowledge of sustainability, education, and management are the most important factors to nurture sustainable behavior. The university management and its community have a significant role to make the university environment sustainable.
ACCESSION #
102285657

 

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