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Occupant's Perception on Indoor Performance of Historical Museum: A Case Study of National Museum and Perak Museum, Malaysia
(2014)
  • Nursyahida Zulkifli
  • Goh Wen Shuang, University of Malaya
  • Syahrul Nizam Kamaruzzaman, University of Malaya
Abstract

The most crucial factors of the indoor environment performances in the museum are the staffs and visitors perception towards sick building syndrome and indoor environment quality. Besides, one of the methods used to investigate the satisfaction level on the indoor environmental performance is Post Occupancy Evaluation. The respondents are the visitors and staffs of the National Museum and Perak Museum and these museums are selected as the case study in this study. The degree of noticeable on the sick building syndrome symptom such as nose, eye, pain and aches, throat, skin and breath while the degree of likeliness on the indoor environmental performance (thermal, lighting, and air quality) in order to evaluate the level of the sick building syndrome and indoor environmental quality in the museum. This study perhaps can add to the breadth of knowledge of indoor performance in the historical building from the perspective of energy efficiency.

Keywords
  • Indoor environment performance; historical museum,
  • occupant perception,
  • sick building syndrome
Publication Date
March 21, 2014
Citation Information
Nursyahida Zulkifli, Goh Wen Shuang and Syahrul Nizam Kamaruzzaman. "Occupant's Perception on Indoor Performance of Historical Museum: A Case Study of National Museum and Perak Museum, Malaysia" (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/nursyahida_zulkifli/6/