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The perceptions of construction contractors towards sustainable construction in Perak, Malaysia


Daud, Nor Masliha and Yaacob, Noorulsadiqin Azbiya (2017) The perceptions of construction contractors towards sustainable construction in Perak, Malaysia. In: Symposium on Technology Management & Logistics (STML–Go Green) 2016, 6th - 7th December 2016, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok, Malaysia.

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Abstract

The most significant impact of damaged environmental is because of the expanded construction industry.Construction industry not only affects the environment but also social and economic.This concerns the essentials elements of sustainable constructions adopting in Perak because Perak have the most of contractors. Sustainability is not harmful to the quality of the environment or the reduction of natural resources, and thereby supporting the long-term ecological balance.=So, the studies aim to investigate the perceptions contractors in Perak towards environmental, social and economic of sustainable construction.The study conducted via questionnaire, which is obtained contractor response through these issues.Quantitative data were analyzed through descriptive analysis and statistical inference.This study show that the important of application sustainable in construction sector, which is this method give an impact positive to environmental, social, and economy to make sure that this method can adopt new technology implementation without compromising with quality and standard of constructions itself. Thus, sustainable construction in Perak is still in its infancy.The lack of the commitment by all players in the construction industry especially contractors are required in order to achieve sustainable construction in Perak, Malaysia.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN 978-967-0910-37-6 Organized by: School of Technology Management & Logistics, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: sustainable construction, perceptions, construction industry, contractor, environment
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction
Divisions: School of Technology Management & Logistics
Depositing User: Dr. Noorulsadiqin Azbiya Yaacob
Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2017 02:43
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2017 02:43
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/22527

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