The perception of thermal comfort felt by people in Kalijodo green open space

Daniel Putra Pardamean Mbarep, Hayati Sari Hasibuan, Setyo Sarwanto Moersidik

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Abstract

Kalijodo green open space has a 48% vegetated area. The ideal green open space has a vegetated area of 80-90% of the total area. This condition caused the value of the thermal humidity index in Kalijodo green open space to be 30.75. The condition of Kalijodo green open space is in very uncomfortable status because the thermal humidity index categorized as comfortable in a place is ≤29. This research was conducted to determine and analyze the perception of thermal comfort that felt by people, when they are in Kalijodo green open space. Descriptive analysis method is used to examine any information obtained from data processing from questionnaires filled out by 50 respondents. The result of this research on the perception of thermal comfort shows about 24 respondents felt very uncomfortable, 14 respondents felt comfortable, and 12 respondents felt uncomfortable. These results indicate that the majority of people feel uncomfortable conditions. This is in line with the results of previous studies based on the thermal humidity index in Kalijodo green open space, with a very uncomfortable status. The condition Kalijodo green open space which less of vegetated land, resulting very uncomfortable status of thermal humidity index value that made people also felt discomfort.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)380-386
Number of pages7
JournalJurnal Pengelolaan Sumberdaya Alam dan Lingkungan
Volume11
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2021

Keywords

  • Kalijodo green open space
  • perception of thermal comfort
  • thermal humidity index
  • vegetated land

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