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Overcoming the incumbency and barriers to sustainable cooling

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This article examines cooling in the built environment, an area of rapidly rising energy demand and greenhouse gas emissions. Specifically, the status quo of cooling is assessed and proposals are made for how to advance towards sustainable cooling through five levers of change: social interactions, technology innovations, business models, governance and infrastructure design. Achieving sustainable cooling requires navigating the opportunities and barriers presented by the incumbent technol...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.5334/bc.255

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1802-5017
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-3372-4414
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Smith School
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-2352-1362
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-7207-9948
Publisher:
Ubiquity Press
Journal:
Buildings and Cities More from this journal
Volume:
3
Issue:
1
Pages:
1075-1097
Publication date:
2022-12-22
Acceptance date:
2022-11-13
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EISSN:
2632-6655
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1317970
Local pid:
pubs:1317970
Deposit date:
2023-01-09

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