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Strategic of energy efficiency in higher education

Putri, F.D.A. (2016) Strategic of energy efficiency in higher education.

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Abstract:A case study about quality improvement of campus infrastructures and electricity usage in academic performance which can cause high level energy consumption in higher education (case study Faculty of Social and Political Sciences UNPAD Dago, Bandung). This study aims to determine appropriate strategies toward energy efficiency which can be applied in higher education. This research used a quantitative method with dominant position, while the qualitative method as less-dominant position. The analysis method for this research use Contextual Interaction Theory (CIT) with the characteristics of implementer and target group which consist of motives, cognitions, and power. Those variable will be the main point for arranging basic strategic about energy usage in Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Dago (FISIP Dago). The contextual issue also as influential external factors were considered in determining level of efforts for energy efficiency in campus. Regarding to CIT measurements which have been analyzed, the score of motives from implementer is -0.33, cognitions +0.37, and power +50. Then, overall for target group get positive score which consist of motives +0.62, cognitions +0.45, and power +0.33. The result of type interaction between two actors point out number 10 which is about obstructive. Also, there are three contextual issues which are influence characteristics of actors. First, specific context is about any other interests or other priority besides energy efficiency. Structural context is about the accessibility of resources and authority of the implementer. Also, the wider context is about moral responsibility of the actors in protecting their environment. The strategic planning to pursue energy efficiency in campus FISIP Dago consist of motivation improvement by campaign in energy saving and giving rewards. Then, cognitions improvement with energy audits and socialization of energy efficiency. The last, power improvement through the implementation of policies and continuous programs.
Item Type:Essay (Master)
Faculty:BMS: Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Subject:43 environmental science
Programme:Environmental and Energy Management MSc (69319)
Link to this item:http://purl.utwente.nl/essays/77436
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