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Energy cultures: A framework for understanding energy behaviours

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2010

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Stephenson, Janet, Barton, Barry, Carrington, Gerry, Gnoth, Daniel, Lawson, Rob, and Thorsnes, Paul, 2010, Energy cultures: A framework for understanding energy behaviours: Energy Policy, v. 38, iss. 10, p. 6120-6129.

Summary

Achieving a [`]step-change' in energy efficiency behaviours will require enhanced knowledge of behavioural drivers, and translation of this knowledge into successful intervention programmes. The [`]Energy Cultures' conceptual framework aims to assist in understanding the factors that influence energy consumption behaviour, and to help identify opportunities for behaviour change. Building on a history of attempts to offer multi-disciplinary integrating models of energy behaviour, we take a culture-based approach to behaviour, while drawing also from lifestyles and systems thinking. The framework provides a structure for addressing the problem of multiple interpretations of [`]behaviour' by suggesting that it is influenced by the interactions [...]

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ISSN WECC 0301-4215

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