Social acceptability of using low carbon building: a survey exploration
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A1 Alkuperäisartikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä
International Journal of Sustainable Energy
AbstractEnhancement of buildings energy efficiency has typically been approached by viewing the buildings from a social acceptance perspective focusing on multi-level stakeholders. In order to examine social acceptance in terms of public’s opinion and knowledge about using low carbon buildings, a multiple-choice questionnaire was designed with four groups of questions: background information, community perspective, social perspective, and market perspective. The study showed that 59.72% of the seventy respondents’ opinion were using low carbon building (LCB) can help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In general, more than 53% of the respondents were willing to upgrade their accommodation to LCB. However, 70% respondents were not ready to hire any consultant because majority of have the problem in paying the upfront cost for LCB.
low carbon buildings, net zero energy buildings, economic feasibility, energy efficiency, social acceptability
Alam , S , E. Moula , M M & Lahdelma , R 2020 , ' Social acceptability of using low carbon building: a survey exploration ' , International Journal of Sustainable Energy , vol. 39 , no. 10 , pp. 951-963 . https://doi.org/10.1080/14786451.2020.1781852