A Preliminary Assessment of Energy Consumption Behaviour Pattern and Factors Influence Among Malaysian Higher Education Institutions Students


  • Mohd Hafizal Ishak Faculty of Geoinformation and Real Estate, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
  • Ibrahim Sipan Faculty of Geoinformation and Real Estate, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
  • Abdul Hamid Mar Iman Faculty of Earth Science, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan Kampus Jeli, P.O.Box No.100, 17600 Jeli, Kelantan, Malaysia
  • Maimunah Sapri Faculty of Geoinformation and Real Estate, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia




Energy consumption behavior, pattern, higher education institutions


Towards sustainable campus of higher education institutions (HEIs), energy consumption behaviour is one of the several matters that require attention by the facilities manager. Information on energy consumption behaviour helps on developing a good strategy for energy management. The purpose of this study is to assess energy consumption behaviour among Malaysian HEIs student. This study has an objective to determine energy consumption patterns and analyse the factors that influence the pattern. The 'energy culture' framework consolidated with 'centrographic' approach and econometric analysis used to strengthen the findings. A self-administrated survey carried out involving 158 respondents in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor. There are three types of energy use among students in HEIs namely, 'high', 'low', and 'conserve'. The 'device', 'activities' and 'building regulation' are the influence factors on the pattern of energy use.


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How to Cite

Ishak, M. H., Sipan, I., Mar Iman, A. H., & Sapri, M. (2015). A Preliminary Assessment of Energy Consumption Behaviour Pattern and Factors Influence Among Malaysian Higher Education Institutions Students. Jurnal Teknologi, 74(2). https://doi.org/10.11113/jt.v74.4524



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