Reducing Indoor Noise Levels Using People’s Perception on Greenery

Mediastika, Christina E. and Binarti, Floriberta (2012) Reducing Indoor Noise Levels Using People’s Perception on Greenery. Environmental and Climate Technologies, 8. pp. 19-27. ISSN 1691-5208

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Abstract

Employees working in cubicles of open-plan offices in Indonesia were studied in regard to their perception on the ability of indoor greenery to reduce noise levels. Sansevieria trifasciata and Scindapsus sp were used. Each was placed in the cubicle and noise levels were measured without plants, with Sansevieria, and with Scindapsus in place. The meters showed very insignificant difference. However, responses to surveys indicated a perception of lower noise in the presence of greenery. This seemed to be supported by prior knowledge

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: rooms; indoor greenery; noise levels; people’s perception
Subjects: Arsitektur > Lingkungan Kawasan
Penelitian Dosen > Arsitektur > Lingkungan Kawasan
Divisions: Fakultas Teknik > Program Studi Arsitektur
Depositing User: Editor UAJY
Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2016 11:53
Last Modified: 20 Dec 2016 10:28
URI: http://e-journal.uajy.ac.id/id/eprint/10876

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