Perceptions on the Smart Home Concept among the Homebuyers in Malaysia



Ting, Jia Qing (2023) Perceptions on the Smart Home Concept among the Homebuyers in Malaysia. Final Year Project (Bachelor), Tunku Abdul Rahman University College.

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The smart home is an advent innovation that emerged the home automation and had a reflective influence on the built environment. Smart home development and adoption is still a new phenomenon and trend and also relatively limited in Malaysia. Smart home technologies become easier in monitoring home and control accessible for the homeowners from anywhere and anytime with connecting to the Internet of Things (IoT) principle. However, the homeowners are still unaware about the needs of smart home technologies in their life that is actually useful and helpful which is leading to smart home living and a sustainable lifestyle. Therefore, the purpose of this is to identify the basic concept of smart home technologies and to study the needs of smart home technologies components that influence their decision to adopt them into their house. This is a quantitative study and involves a survey among potential homebuyers in Klang Valley, Malaysia. Multiple response analysis and independent samples t-tests were used to analyze the data by using the Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) software. From the study, it found that the demographic profile of homeowners, technological orientation, and individual perception are the key indicators that influence the homeowners’ decisions to install the smart home technologies in their home

Item Type: Final Year Project
Subjects: Social Sciences > Real estate. Property management
Technology > Building construction
Technology > Building construction > Quantity surveying
Faculties: Faculty of Built Environment > Bachelor of Quantity Surveying (Honours)
Depositing User: Library Staff
Date Deposited: 29 Dec 2022 04:54
Last Modified: 29 Dec 2022 04:54