Temperature Analysis for Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) of UKM Architecture Studio

Nurakmal, Abdullah@ Goh Tuo Ho and Azalillah Ramdani, Musa and Che-Ani, A. I. and Norngainy, Mohd Tawil and Mazlan, Mohd Tahir (2012) Temperature Analysis for Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) of UKM Architecture Studio. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Science, 60. pp. 575-581. ISSN 1877-0428

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Indoor environmental quality (IEQ) plays an important role in ensuring the conducive studio-based learning environment for architecture students. This paper looks into one of the IEQ parameter namely temperature condition in an architecture studio. Being centralized air-conditioning at all times, the temperature range is very much important throughout the day since the students are learning, discussing and relaxing in the studio. The methodology adopted is two-fold. First by measuring the temperature using the equipment named LM-8100, and second by questionnaire survey in gauging the temperature comfort and humidity level from students’ perspective. Temperature reading is taken for 11-hours in 2 days. The IEQ matrix is developed to analyze these 2 parameters concurrently, that also useful to conclude this study. The finding shows that the temperature setting is not within the range of MS 1525:2007. But interestingly, the students perceived it as normal and do not hinder them to stay longer inside their studio. This is somehow good to the learning environment for short term, but in the long run might give negative health effect to the students.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Indoor Environmental Quality; temperature; survey; architecture; studio environment, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Built Environment
Depositing User: Gani
Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2020 08:31
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2020 08:31
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/31094

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