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Who adopts microheating technologies?

Roy, Robin and Caird, Sally (2009). Who adopts microheating technologies? Green Building Magazine, 19(2) pp. 44–47.

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Despite the increasing emphasis on the importance of microgeneration heat, such as solar thermal and biomass stoves, adoption by UK householders has been very slow. Surveys by the Open University and the Energy Saving Trust have examined the reasons why householders do and don’t install these technologies, exploring what can be done to encourage more widespread adoption.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2009 Green Building Press
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetNot SetHEIF 3 Carbon Connections
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Engineering and Innovation
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Research Group: Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
Design and Innovation
Item ID: 28815
Depositing User: Robin Roy
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2011 13:23
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2018 14:03
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