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Building expertise: renovation as professional innovation

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This chapter begins with a review of some recent literature on innovation in the residential sector. The chapter takes up the challenge of discerning which institutions can successfully intervene in the total sociotechnical system of the built environment to steer it toward sustainable performance. In doing so, it moves from discussions of what needs to be done to reduce carbon emissions in the existing housing stock, and draws attention to who will do it and how. Specifically, it focuses on ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Environmental Change Institute
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-6226-0217

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Editor
Publisher:
MIT Press
Host title:
Constructing Green: the Social Structures of Sustainability
Series:
Urban and Industrial Environments
Chapter number:
2
Pages:
35-56
Place of publication:
Cambridge, MA
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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EISBN:
9780262315388
ISBN:
9780262019415
Language:
English
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Chapter
Pubs id:
1081039
Local pid:
pubs:1081039
Deposit date:
2022-08-04

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