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Reducing Indoor Noise Levels Using Peoples Perception on Greenery

Mediastica, Christina Eviutami and Binarti, Foriberta (2014) Reducing Indoor Noise Levels Using Peoples Perception on Greenery. Environmental and Climate Technologies, 1 (11/201). 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 #65533quieter#65533 indoor environment.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Cubicle rooms, indoor greenery, noise levels, people#65533s perception
    Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
    Divisions: Faculty of Civil Engineering and Planning > Architecture Department
    Depositing User: Admin
    Date Deposited: 08 May 2014 18:27
    Last Modified: 08 May 2014 18:27
    URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/16551

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