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The motivation factors in the provision of green criteria in green building development

Khalid, Mohamad Sukeri and Zakaria, Rozana and Abas, Darul Nafis (2016) The motivation factors in the provision of green criteria in green building development. In: International Conference on Government & Public Affairs 2016 (ICOGPA2016), October 5th - 6th, 2016, School of Government, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Sintok, Kedah, Malaysia.

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Recently, green building has become globally vital especially in developed country such as United State, Europe, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea and Singapore.The Malaysian construction industry identified the necessity of green rating tool to improve building development in tropical climate. The Green Building Index (GBI) is Malaysia’s industry recognised green rating tool for buildings to promote sustainability in the built environment and raise awareness of these issues among relevant stakeholders such as developers, architects, and contractors.This paper highlights motivation factors versus common criteria of green building in the provision of green building development.The assessment of commercial and residential properties under the GBI rating tool is based on six main criteria: energy efficiency, indoor environment quality, sustainable site planning and management, materials and resources, water efficiency and innovation.The data presented in this paper are mainly derived responses to a questionnaire that were completed by architects, engineers, urban planner, contractors and builders, developers and other consultants who is involved in green building development. For analysis, a statistical methods are used with Average Index portray the results. Accordingly, organisational motivation, social motivation, environmental motivation and economic motivation influenced the provision of green criteria.This paper finding leads the developer in decision making for common provision of green criteria in green building development.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN 978-983-44661-7-6 Organized by: School of Government, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Sintok Kedah, Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Motivation, Sustainable built environment, Criteria, Green Building Index.
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Divisions: School of Government
Depositing User: Dr. Mohamad Sukeri Khalid
Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2016 08:11
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2016 08:11
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/20369

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