• Concerned consumption. Global warming changing household domestication of energy 

      Aune, Margrethe; Godbolt, Åsne Lund; Sørensen, Knut Holtan; Ryghaug, Marianne; Karlstrøm, Henrik; Næss, Robert (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      This paper addresses possible effects of the growing focus on global warming on households’ domestication of energy and the dynamics of energy consumption by comparing data pertaining to the domestication of energy within ...
    • Energy comes home 

      Aune, Margrethe (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2007)
      The growth in private energy consumption is an increasing problem in the Western countries. From an environmental point of view, this consumption has to be reduced. This article discusses private energy consumption and ...
    • How energy efficiency fails in the building industry 

      Ryghaug, Marianne; Sørensen, Knut Holtan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2009)
      This paper examines how energy efficiency fails in the building industry based on many years of research into the integration of energy efficiency in the construction of buildings and sustainable architecture in Norway. ...
    • Passive House at the Crossroads: The Past and the Present of a Voluntary Standard That Managed to Bridge the Energy Efficiency Gap 

      Muller, Liana; Berker, Thomas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Improving energy efficiency in dwellings is generally seen as the low-hanging fruit of climate change mitigation. In particular decreased heat loss through better insulation is suggested as one of the most cost-effective ...
    • Public attitudes towards renewable energy technologies in Norway. The role of party preferences 

      Karlstrøm, Henrik; Ryghaug, Marianne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Transition to a sustainable society requires large-scale conversion of the energy system to new, renewable, non-fossil sources of energy. This presupposes public support for new technologies, which means the public must ...
    • Success for energy efficient renovation of dwellings - Learning from private homeowners 

      Risholt, Birgit Dagrun; Berker, Thomas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Large scale energy efficient renovation of buildings is one of the most important tools to realize the society's need of a more sustainable building stock. Most Norwegians own their own homes. Therefore private homeowners ...
    • The Power of Buildings in Climate Change Mitigation: The Case of Norway 

      Kvellheim, Ann Kristin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Centralized power production mainly from fossil fuels is increasingly challenged by decentralized power production from renewables. This is a trend caused by the greening of the European power grid which is to be carbon ...
    • Wind power - An assault on local landscapes or an opportunity for modernization? 

      Rygg, Bente Johnsen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Wind power development has produced controversies in many places. Some people see wind power as a sustainable source of energy, others see it as destroying nature and landscapes. The opposition to wind power is often ...