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A Complementary Understanding of Residential Energy Demand, Consumption and Services

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This chapter explores potential ways to implement, and benefits for policymaking of, the complementary use of two different types of modelling for analysing residential energy consumption and ethnographic research. The more traditional approach of techno-economic modelling is considered alongside agent-based modelling that incorporates both causal and intentional relationships; ethnographic approaches provide ‘thick understanding’ of the relationships between social and technical elements and...

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10.1007/978-3-319-99097-2

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Smith School
Department:
AF ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE INSTITUTE
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ORCID:
0000-0002-3536-2787

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Palgrave Macmillan Publisher's website
Host title:
Advancing Energy Policy
Publication date:
2018-10-12
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911038
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pubs:911038
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2018-08-29

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