Yolande Strengers

First Name: Yolande
Last Name: Strengers
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17 January 2017

Marketing materials for 'off-the-shelf' smart home control devices are analysed, including a summary of proposed benefits and lifestyle enhancements. Potential detriments and energy consumption...

31 December 2015

The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services commissioned this research based on a three-year evaluation of low-carbon houses in Horsham, a region noted for its climate extremes.

Conference paper
10 December 2015

Digital inclusion has emerged as a major theme in metropolitan-level strategic planning. However, while we have seen a dramatic uptake of internet-enabled mobile devices, to date little is...

28 August 2015

Case studies of household experiences of involuntary disconnection of their energy supply. The complex family, health and financial circumstances are described, alongside retailer practices and...

21 January 2015

This report investigates energy practices in households with children and recommends reassessment of the energy policy focus on price signals, tariff choice and information to address demand...

10 July 2014

This report finds that demand management and engagement activities need to go beyond individually motivating family households to save money, protect the environment, or make better choices in the...

Journal article
30 January 2013

Social practice theories provide a unique platform for understanding how everyday practices become globalised through migration, spreading from one place to another, replacing local, often more...

8 October 2012

The trend towards larger, detached, energy intensive dwellings in poorly serviced, low-density, urban fringe locations, leaves governments, households and communities vulnerable to the impacts of...