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Awareness, knowledge and attitude among Kangar municipal council staff towards implementation of green building. Case study Perlis, Malayia


Md Hanafiah, Faizal and Abdul Aziz, Alyani Amanina Azros and Ismail, Khairul Nizar and Yusof @ Abdul Rahman, Mohd Nazaruddin (2020) Awareness, knowledge and attitude among Kangar municipal council staff towards implementation of green building. Case study Perlis, Malayia. In: The International Seminar on Regional Politics, Administration and Development 2020 (INSORPAD2020), 14-15 October 2020, STISIPOL Raja Haji, Riau, INDONESIA.

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Abstract

This study was conducted to identify the level of awareness, knowledge and attitude among staff from Kangar Municipal Council, Perlis, Malaysia towards the implementation of Green Building in Perlis, Malaysia. In this study, researcher used purposeful sampling, a total of 120 respondents were selected during this study period. Data analysis such Pearson Correlation and T-Test were conducted on the data obtained. Findings (Correlation) shows that the value of r (118) = 0.227, p < 0.01. The findings of the study show that there are significant relationship between knowledge of MPK staff and level of their awareness towards the implementation of Green Building especially in Perlis, Malaysia. In Addition, the results of T-Test study (mean different) showed that t(118) = 0.37, p > 0.05. Thus, the findings of this study shows that there is no difference knowledge related to Green Building between male and female staff. Overall analysis, only a few divisions in Kangar Municipal Council were selected to fill the questionnaire from which is 1) Department of Engineering, 2) Department of Planning and Development, 3) Department of Environmental Health and Licensing, 4 Department of Enforcement, 5) Department of Treasury, 6) Department of Valuation and Property Management, 7) Department of Building and 8) Department of Community Development. The findings of the study show that the level of awareness, knowledge and attitude among staff of Kangar Municipal Council towards the implementation of Green Building still in the initial phase. Participation of the all parties as well as investors, developers and local authority in the activities and development undertaken is essential in improving the effectiveness and success of the implementation of the concept of green building in Perlis. The role of Kangar Municipal Council as the local authorities seemed so important in providing information in ensuring the successful implementation for the Green Building Program in northern area.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: eISBN 978-967-16057-8-3 Jointly organized by: Stisipol Raja Haji, Tanjungpinang, Indonesia School of Government, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Green Building, Awareness, Knowledge, Attitude, Kangar Municipal Council.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: School of Government
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2021 00:26
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2021 00:26
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/28070

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