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Boendeattityder till miljö- och kretsloppsanpassning: Drivkrafter och motkrafter i olika upplåtelseformer
KTH, School of Architecture and the Built Environment (ABE), Urban Planning and Environment, Urban and Regional Studies.ORCID iD: 0000-0003-1523-2587
2004 (Swedish)Report (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

Swedish political goals on environmental issues are set at a high standard and fulfilling them will affect the everyday life of all residents. Voluntary self-restraint from benefits in housing services is hard to implement. This is an empirical study on actual habits and on stated willingness for pro-environmental practices, related to different forms of tenure.

Incentives and perceived control are important for predicting actions. Administrative and physical structures are more significant though, as are the households’ resources. Well–off homeowners have many incentives to conserve energy and water. They also have the highest frequency of pro-environmental behaviour. Still they cause the heaviest environmental impact, due to large dwellings and abundant car use. Households in multifamily housing have fewer incentives and lower frequencies of pro-environmental habits, but cause less environmental impact due to generally lower consumption.

The results are of interest to planning authorities, housing managers and researchers, working with the implementation of pro-environmental behaviour in housing.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
KTH Royal Institute of Technology, 2004. , 82 p.
Trita-INFRA, ISSN 1651-0216 ; 04--025
Keyword [sv]
Miljövänligt beteende, boende, upplåtelseform
National Category
Sociology (excluding Social Work, Social Psychology and Social Anthropology)
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-77017ISBN: 91-7323-0898-8OAI: diva2:491402
QC 20120208Available from: 2012-02-08 Created: 2012-02-06 Last updated: 2012-02-08Bibliographically approved

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