GHG emission of low-cost housing in Malaysia using UNEP-SBCI Common Carbon Metric. Case study of Kuala Lumpur

Suzaini Zaid, Peter Graham

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Most sustainable building design research in Malaysia for concentrates on technological issues for high performance “green buildings” on private commercial properties and single residential units. There is lack of research in environmental performance of public low-cost housing, and the impact of energy-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emission through building operation in Malaysia. This paper is part of a Doctoral research that aims to shed some light on the environmental perform-ance of low-cost housing in Malaysia, using UNEP-SBCI’s Common Carbon Metric to measure energy-related GHG emissions from building operations of selected low-cost housing projects.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2011 Helsinki World Sustainable Building Conference Full Papers
Place of PublicationHelsinki, Finland
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)978-951-758-531-6
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes
EventWorld Sustainable Building Conference 2011 (SB11) - Helsinki, Finland
Duration: 18 Oct 201121 Oct 2011


ConferenceWorld Sustainable Building Conference 2011 (SB11)

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