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Reducing Indoor Noise Levels Using People�s Perception on Greenery

Mediastika, Christina Eviutami (2013) Reducing Indoor Noise Levels Using People�s Perception on Greenery. Environmental and Climate Technologies, 1 (11). 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 and preconception and may be useful in creating a �quieter� indoor environment.

    Item Type: Article
    Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
    Divisions: Faculty of Civil Engineering and Planning > Architecture Department
    Depositing User: Christina Eviutami Mediastika
    Date Deposited: 03 Mar 2014 13:02
    Last Modified: 03 Mar 2014 13:02
    URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/16476

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