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Sustainable Low Carbon Urban Lighting Analysis: A Case Study of Bandung City

Author(s): Yusup G. S. B.1, Melda R. J.2, Maman I.1, Li J.1

Affiliation(s): 1 Wuhan University, 430072 Wuhan, China;
2 Nanjing Normal University, 210023 Nanjing, China

*Corresponding Author’s Address:

Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1 (2020)

Paper received: February 16, 2020
The final version of the paper received: June 3, 2020
Paper accepted online: June 17, 2020

Yusup, G. S. B., Melda, R. J., Maman, I., Li, J. (2020). Sustainable low carbon urban lighting analysis: a case study of Bandung city. Journal of Engineering Sciences, Vol. 7(1), pp. H9–H18, doi: 10.21272/jes.2020.7(1).h2

DOI: 10.21272/jes.2020.7(1).h2

Research Area:  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING: Environmental Protection

Abstract. Nowadays, lighting technology is in the transition period from conventional lighting to LED, which more environmentally friendly due to free of harmful substances such as mercury, lead, or other hazardous chemicals and gases. This low light pollution because directional light is carefully distributed precisely to the intended location. Performance of the lights also brighter than other lights. This research measuring the reduction of CO2 gas emissions before and after PJU (street lights) in Bandung is changed from the conventional to the LED, also mapping the CO2 gas emissions in six Development Areas (SWK). The basis for this research approach is a case study with before and after comparison, meaning that this approach only applies to one object that is the same as comparing the condition of the object before and after the treatment. In this study, the evaluation research method used is a causal method, which is a method that is more directed at impact evaluation research. Scientifically and objectively, PJU LED provides low CO2 emissions gas by up to 26 % in Bandung city.

Keywords: CO2 emission, the light emitted diode (LED), street lights.


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