Energy Cultures are the distinctive pattern of interactions between what we have (“material culture”), what we do (“practices”) and what we consider to be normal (“norms”) that give rise to our energy behaviour.

Energy cultures can be seen at different scales, for example at the level of a single business or household, or clusters of households with similar patterns, or across a business sector, or even at a national level (e.g. New Zealand’s energy culture compared to Sweden’s).

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