Energy Policy Instruments and Technical Change in the by M. Beerepoot

By M. Beerepoot

Power functionality coverage within the development area - akin to is defined by way of ecu Directive referred to as EPBD - has the purpose of lowering power intake in structures. Given the significance of the improvement of strategies in strength know-how, and a transition to a sustainable strength provide method, it can be crucial that coverage tools for power conservation within the development region stimulate the improvement and diffusion of options. This booklet contributes to wisdom in regards to the content material of power functionality coverage and concludes that the influence of power functionality coverage in encouraging innovation is proscribed. The examine of the innovation method of the Dutch development identifies how the project-based nature of the development is a disadvantage to 'learning-rich' collaboration among a few of the stakeholders. The research contributes to the dialogue in regards to the influence of presidency coverage for strength conservation within the development area, within the context of weather switch policy.IOS Press is a global technology, technical and clinical writer of fine quality books for teachers, scientists, and execs in all fields. many of the parts we put up in: -Biomedicine -Oncology -Artificial intelligence -Databases and knowledge structures -Maritime engineering -Nanotechnology -Geoengineering -All facets of physics -E-governance -E-commerce -The wisdom economic system -Urban reports -Arms keep watch over -Understanding and responding to terrorism -Medical informatics -Computer Sciences

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By M. Beerepoot

Power functionality coverage within the development area - akin to is defined by way of ecu Directive referred to as EPBD - has the purpose of lowering power intake in structures. Given the significance of the improvement of strategies in strength know-how, and a transition to a sustainable strength provide method, it can be crucial that coverage tools for power conservation within the development region stimulate the improvement and diffusion of options. This booklet contributes to wisdom in regards to the content material of power functionality coverage and concludes that the influence of power functionality coverage in encouraging innovation is proscribed. The examine of the innovation method of the Dutch development identifies how the project-based nature of the development is a disadvantage to 'learning-rich' collaboration among a few of the stakeholders. The research contributes to the dialogue in regards to the influence of presidency coverage for strength conservation within the development area, within the context of weather switch policy.IOS Press is a global technology, technical and clinical writer of fine quality books for teachers, scientists, and execs in all fields. many of the parts we put up in: -Biomedicine -Oncology -Artificial intelligence -Databases and knowledge structures -Maritime engineering -Nanotechnology -Geoengineering -All facets of physics -E-governance -E-commerce -The wisdom economic system -Urban reports -Arms keep watch over -Understanding and responding to terrorism -Medical informatics -Computer Sciences

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1987). The SCOT approach is explained in Bijker (1987) by the historical example of the bicycle, in which different groups of actors − housewives and sporting types − ascribed an entirely different significance to the bicycle: on the one hand, a safe means of transport, and on the other, a piece of athletic equipment to be used to achieve breakneck speeds. As soon as one interpretation gets the upper hand, the technology is reduced to that interpretation. This is referred to as a ‘technological frame’.

In The Netherlands, a few evaluation studies into the secondary effects of the country’s energy performance policy (since 1996) are available. Two elaborate studies into the question of whether the energy performance standard set in 2000 could be tightened further without causing economic harm to the building industry, and without resulting in health problems for the inhabitants, were conducted. Research into the ‘self–reported health’ in relation to the level of compliance with the level of the Dutch energy performance standard concluded that tightening energy standards did not have an effect in the self-reported health of subjects in The Netherlands (Dongen & Vos, 2003), although it was reported that the factors of age and education of the inhabitants and time spent in the home was relevant to the self-reported health.

Secundaire effecten van de EPN (Secondary effects of the energy performance standard, in Dutch). Utrecht, Ecofys. Foliente, G. C. (2000). Developments in performance-based building codes and standards. In: Forest Products Journal 50, (7/8), pp. 12-21. Freeman, C. (1987). Technology policy and economic performance: lessons from Japan. London, Pinter Publishers Ltd. Geels, F. W. (2004). From sectoral systems of innovation to socio-technical systems. Insights about dynamics and change from sociology and institutional theory.

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