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Quantitative modelling of why and how homeowners decide to renovate energy efficiently

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  • Wilson, C.
  • Pettifor, H.
  • Chryssochoidis, G.

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Understanding homeowners' renovation decisions is essential for policy and business activity to improve the efficiency of owner-occupied housing stock. This paper develops, validates and applies a novel modelling framework for explaining renovation decisions, with an emphasis on energy-efficiency measures. The framework is tested using quantitative data from a nationally-representative survey of owner-occupied households in the UK (n = 1028).

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  • Wilson, C. & Pettifor, H. & Chryssochoidis, G., 2018. "Quantitative modelling of why and how homeowners decide to renovate energy efficiently," Applied Energy, Elsevier, vol. 212(C), pages 1333-1344.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:appene:v:212:y:2018:i:c:p:1333-1344
    DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.11.099
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