Occupants’ Attitudes Towards Consuming, Saving or Producing Energy



Occupants’ attitudes towards energy retrofits in old residential buildings
Aydemir, Gizem Nur; Elias Özkan, Soofia Tahira (2017-11-15)
Occupants' Attitudes Towards Energy Retrofits in Old Residential Buildings
Aydemir, Gizem Nur; Elias Özkan, Soofia Tahira (2017-11-01)
Refurbishing old buildings can be done for several reasons. However, there are two major barriers in this enterprise: cost of renovations and an uncertain attitude of occupants. This study was aimed at understanding the occupants’ attitude towards energy retrofits in existing residential buildings. To this end, 21 blocks which were inhabited by 837 people and located in an old labour colony in Ankara, Turkey, were selected as the case study. Firstly, energy consumptions of the existing case buildings...
Consumers’ Emotional Responses to Brands and Branded Products
Şener Pedgley, Bahar (Common Ground Research Networks, 2009-05-01)
Users attitudes towards products: effects of ownership and software existance
Işık, Erol; Erbuğ, Çiğdem; Department of Industrial Design (2007)
Technological developments cause products to include more software which become a part of products and a determiner of product characteristics. Today’s way of life surrounded by technological developments caused users to engage in inevitable interaction with products. By means of that interaction, users’ way of meeting their needs and attitudes towards products shaped in both functional and emotional dimensions. Although users’ attitudes seem to be governing this process, the nature and the characteristics ...
Users' understanding of fun in consumer products
Cila, Nazli; Erbug, Cigdem; Şener Pedgley, Bahar (2007-04-01)
This paper aims to provide an overall picture of fun in product design by analysing users' understanding of fun and comparing the findings with the related human-computer interaction (HCI) literature. The results reveal that users interpret fun from many different viewpoints, which can be categorized under four subject headings: functional qualities, enchanting qualities, visual qualities and metaphorical qualities. These keyword categories constitute a valuable database for product designers to understand ...
Citation Formats
G. N. Aydemir and S. T. Elias Özkan, Occupants’ Attitudes Towards Consuming, Saving or Producing Energy. 2019, p. 380.