Jurnal Ruas (Review of Urbanism and Architectural Studies)
Vol 10, No 1 (2012)

The Impact of Different Types of Permeable Pavement Utilization on Air Temperature and Building Energy Consumption

Citraningrum, Andika (Unknown)

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Publish Date
03 Aug 2012


Pavements are found to be a significant contributor to the urban heat island. One of the strategies to mitigate it is by using permeable pavement. The purpose of this study is to investigate the impact of utilization of permeable pavement on air temperature above the pavement and building energy consumption. Simulation on five types of pavement (dense grade asphalt concrete/DGAC, permeable asphalt concrete/PAC, concrete, permeable interlocking concrete block/PICB, and grass block) using DesignBuilder software with concrete as the base for comparison shows that PICB has the highest air temperature reduction and energy consumption reduction compared to other type of pavements.Keywords: Permeable pavement, air temperature, energy consumption, DesignBuilder

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Earth & Planetary Sciences


RUAS (Review of Urbanism and Architectural Studies) is a scientific publication for widespread research and criticism topics related to urbanism and architecture studies. RUAS is published twice a year since 2011 by the Department of Architecture of Universitas Brawijaya. ...