Green material procurement implementation towards green buildings / Shahela Mamter ... [et al.]

Shahela, Mamter and Siti Rohayu, Jusoh and Mohd Esham, Mamat and Norazlin, Mat Salleh (2015) Green material procurement implementation towards green buildings / Shahela Mamter ... [et al.]. In: Proceedings of Postgraduate Conference on Global Green Issues (Go Green), 7-8 October 2015, Dewan Kuliah Al-Khawarizmi Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Perak.

Abstract

Nowadays, construction industry has increasingly demanding and important in Malaysia. However, the current practices of the construction industry have significant impacts on environment. In order to minimize the issues on the environment, green buildings have been implemented in Malaysia. On the other hand, to ensure that the buildings are certified as green building, green materials must be used to environmental friendly.. Hence, the aim of this research is to investigate the green material procurement awareness among contractors towards the
implementation of green building. These paper objectives are to identify the implementation of green material
procurement in Malaysia and to examine the barriers and challenges for implementation of green material
procurement faced by contractors. A total numbers of 95 questionnaires were distributed to G7 and G6 contractors
in Selangor. Only 57 questionnaires were returned and were analyzed using Statistical Package for Social Science
(SPSS) version 21.0 software. The researcher revealed that the most of the contractors are aware and getting
serious attention but still in infancy stage to use green material procurement towards the implementation of green building. Many recommendations were analyzed by researcher in order to sustain the implementation of green
material procurement in Malaysia.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Creators:
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Shahela, Mamter
shahe789@ uitm.edu.my perak
Siti Rohayu, Jusoh
UNSPECIFIED
Mohd Esham, Mamat
UNSPECIFIED
Norazlin, Mat Salleh
UNSPECIFIED
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > Sustainable architecture
T Technology > TH Building construction > Architectural engineering. Structural engineering of buildings
T Technology > TH Building construction > Architectural engineering. Structural engineering of buildings > Sustainable buildings. Sustainable construction
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perak > Seri Iskandar Campus
Event Title: Proceedings of Postgraduate Conference on Global Green Issues (Go Green)
Event Dates: 7-8 October 2015
Page Range: pp. 328-332
Keywords: Green material procurement, awareness, green building, G7 and G8 contractors
Date: 2015
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/33208
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