The Sociology of Energy, Buildings and the Environment: Constructing Knowledge, Designing Practice

The Sociology of Energy, Buildings and the Environment: Constructing Knowledge, Designing Practice

by Simon Guy, Elizabeth Shove, Guy Simon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415182697

ISBN-13: 9780415182690

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Focusing upon energy conservation and the built environment, this book engages with areas of debate and policy currently dominated by techno logists and natural scientists. Based upon empirical research, the boo k develops a sociological analysis of the science and technology of su stainability and energy efficiency.  See more details below

Overview

Focusing upon energy conservation and the built environment, this book engages with areas of debate and policy currently dominated by techno logists and natural scientists. Based upon empirical research, the boo k develops a sociological analysis of the science and technology of su stainability and energy efficiency.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415182690
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
Global Environmental Change Ser.
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

I. Introduction II. Building Research Environments III. Energy Knowledges IV. Theories of Knowledge and Practice V. The Politics of Insulation VI. Organising Design: Housing and Energy VII. Developing Interests: Office Buildings and Barriers VIII. Conclusions

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