Factors Affecting Energy Efficiency and CO2 Reduction in The Manufacturing Firms of Thailand

Worawit Janchai, Anurak Panyanuwat

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Objective: The current study investigated the effects of management commitment, energy awareness, energy knowledge, energy audit towards energy efficiency which was further examined towards CO2 reduction in manufacturing firms of Thailand.
Methodology: The sample of this study was gathered from manufacturing firms of Thailand and the sample size was 148 responses. The data was collected in a quantifiable manner and was analyzed using PLS-SEM.
Findings: The paper should that energy audits have a positive and significant effect on energy efficiency. Energy awareness has a positive and significant effect on energy efficiency. Energy efficiency has a positive and significant effect on CO2 reduction. Energy knowledge has a positive and significant effect on energy efficiency. The management committee has a positive and significant effect on energy efficiency.
Recommendations: Investing in human resource growth provides signs of determination to produce the desired results and, combined with administration encouragement and determination, the expected success can be achieved.


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Management Commitment; Energy Awareness; Energy Knowledge; Energy Audit; Energy Efficiency; CO2 Reduction; Thailand;

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