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Sustainable Construction Practices in Malaysia

  • Nazirah Zainul Abidin
Part of the Green Energy and Technology book series (GREEN)


A building occupies land, alters the ground and vegetation, prevents the percolation of rainwater into the ground, interrupts the flow of wildlife through the area, and consumes resources, labor, materials, and fuel.


Construction Industry Sustainable Practice Malaysian Government Sustainable Project Construction Practitioner 
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The author acknowledges the financial support provided by the Science University of Malaysia (USM) in Penang, Malaysia.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nazirah Zainul Abidin
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  1. 1.University Science of MalaysiaPenangMalaysia

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