Analyzing the Energy Usage and Carbon Emission in Office Administrative Block: A Case Study of KTG Linton University Administrative Block, Malaysia

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Muhammad Auwal Ahmad
Halil Zafer Alibaba

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It is now recognized that this world of mankind has a serious danger to the global climate, and therefore urgent action is needed to address it. One of the key steps is to reduce the amount of energy and carbon dioxide emissions. The objective of this study is to make an experiment on factors contributing the energy usage of the Administrative block including carbon emission in KTG Education Group University Malaysia, and evaluating the case study using Revit Energy Analysis. While many countries have recognized the importance of the role of Revit energy analysis in energy usage and reduction of carbon emissions, Energy analysis from start to finish. Analyzing a complete or near-final design has little or no effect on a building’s operational energy performance. The use of the Administrative Building as case study is to analyze the energy intensity and calculate the carbon emission in the selected room. Two simulations will be performed. The first simulation is based on the existing room and the second is based on improved building design envelope. This paper outlines the result of the two simulations. The Energy Used Intensity (EUI) of the existing room used 284 kWh. In order to fulfill the requirement of Green Building Index NRNC tool, the energy intensity must be below 150 KWh/m2/year. Therefore, new proposed building envelope has been reduced to 129kWh compared to previous EUI which is 284kWh. Based on Green Building Index NRNC tool, the improved design has achieved the requirement of energy intensity below 150KWh/m2/year. At the same time carbon emission has been reduce from 148.55kg CO2 to 67.5kg CO2.

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Auwal Ahmad, M., & Zafer Alibaba, H. (2018). Analyzing the Energy Usage and Carbon Emission in Office Administrative Block: A Case Study of KTG Linton University Administrative Block, Malaysia. International Journal of Contemporary Urban Affairs, 2(3), 78-87. Retrieved from http://ijcua.com/index.php/ijcua/article/view/70
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