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Energy cultures – Households

Household energy use was the focus of our first 3 years of research in Energy Cultures 1.

In Energy Cultures 2 we are continuing to research New Zealand households and the ways in which they use energy. This involves a national household survey over more than 2000 households, gathering data on things like appliance use, everyday efficiency practices, and travel habits.

Some of our research is looking at the data already held in New Zealand agencies relating to households and