DEMAND Conference 2016 Papers

Automating everyday life
Conceptualising change in energy demand
Conceptualising futures of energy demand
Cross-national and cross-cultural research on energy demand
Energy and money
Entitlement, expectation and excess in energy demand
Professions and energy demand
Sharing and energy demand
Space, site and scale in the making of energy demand
Steering demand
The role of standards and standardisation in making demand
Time, temporality and energy demand

The 83 papers here were provided as written versions of presentations at the Conference, and their authors have agreed that we can now make them more widely available.  In making use of these papers please note the statements at the top of each of paper about conditions of use and contacting the authors before quoting.  Not all of the papers listed in the programme have written versions available.

Automating everyday life

Berker, T., Korsnes, M. and Woods, R. Compliance and Deviation: How occupants interact with a high performance zero emission building

Gramm-Hanssen, K. and Darby, S. Are ‘home’ and ‘smart’ contradictory concepts or fluid positions that will converge? – now adapted and published as (2017) Home is where the smart is”? Evaluating smart home research and approaches against the concept of home Energy Research and Social Science, 37, pp 94-101 DOI: 10.1016/j.erss.2017.09.037

Tweed, C. and Zapata-Lancaster, G. Smart people in stupid homes: the skill in creating preferred thermal environments

Hargreaves, T., Wilson, C. and Hauxwell-Baldwin, R. Control in the smart home

Buchanan, K. Dreams or nightmares? Consumers’ reactions to home energy automation

Clear, A., Finnigan, S. and Comber, R. Why ‘automate’ shouldn’t mean ‘regulate’ for thermal comfort in non-domestic buildings

Hazas, M. Automatic software updates, data flows and energy demand

Christensen, T. and Friis, F. Materiality and automation of household practices: Experiences from a Danish time shifting trial

Bartram, L., Kashani, M. H. and Woodbury, R. Human-centred models of use for energy efficient residential operation (or, Smart homes and dumb automation)

Conceptualising change in energy demand

Rinkinen, J. and Smits, M. Conceptualising conjunctions: Understanding change in energy related practices in urban Southeast Asia

Blue, S. “In some ways it is very different… but in other ways nothing has changed”: Flexibility and changing patterns of activity on the hospital ward

Castan Broto, V. Socio-technical artefacts and urban stories of energy: neon and lighting politics in Hong Kong

Morley, J. and Lord, C. Changing Connections: Wi-Fi, tablets and evolving systems of connectivity

Labanca, N. Response to the Discussion Paper on Change

Conceptualising futures of energy demand

Narasimhan, K., Roberts, T. and Gilbert, N. Using agent-based modelling to understand the spread of energy consuming social practices in households

Raven, P. Ways of telling tomorrows: (science) fictions, social practices and the future(s) of infrastructure

Spurling, N. (Un)making space for the car at home

Bernardt, C., van Spyk, A. and van Assen, S. ‘Imagining energy potential’, a critical reflection on spatial scenarios in a participatory planning process

Smith, R., Helliwell, R. and Raman, S. Mobilising energy demands, enacting supply: The practice of renewable fuels in UK transport policy

Groves, C., Henwood, K., Shirani, F., Butler, C., Parkhill, K. and Pidgeon, N.  The grit in the oyster: questioning socio-technical imaginaries through biographical narratives of engagement with energy

Strengers, Y. Steering energy demand by envisioning future scenarios of everyday life

Cross-national and cross-cultural research on energy demand

Zuev, D., Tyfield, D. and Urry, J. Electric bikes and energy demand in China

Smits, M. and Rinkinen, J. Unpacking convergence/divergence: comparing elements, practices and conjunctions of middle-class households in Bangkok and Hanoi

Kadundu, P., Le Roux, D., Douzou, S., Balemba, E., Burchekuderhwa, C., Legris-Desportes, C. and Estibals, O.  Energy demand dynamics beyond borders: An exploratory case study of Congolese (DRC) migrants in France

Guyet, R. and Fodor, F. Energy vulnerability: a cross national comparative research

Herington, M., Malakar, Y., Van de Filert, E., Smart, S., Greig, C. and Lant, P.A. Exploring structure and agency in changing cook stove practices: Insights from the energy poor in rural India

Steinberger, J. Understanding international energy sufficiency: Comparing countries in terms of the role of energy in delivering human well-being

Heaslip, E. Situated knowledges: Island communities and sustainable energy governance

Fernandes, A. Two cities, two mobility systems, the same quest for a transition

Van der Schoor, T. and Scholtens, B. Community energy: a critical review of the literature

Browne, A. Histories, trajectories and patterns of cleanliness, energy and water consumption: Reflections on China

Mouton, M. The resistance of the large technical network model: Questioning the relevance of the electricity delivery system in Metro Manila, the Philippines

Energy and money

Chatterton, T., Anable, J., Cairns, S. and Wilson, R. Financial implications of car use and the drive to work: A social and spatial distributional analysis using income data and area classifications

Jaboeuf, R., Nimal, E. and Sevenet, M. The two faces of energy poverty: Can we talk about energy need in transport sector?

Burlinson, A., Battisti, G. and Giulietti, M. Consumer adoption of energy efficient technologies: Evidence from a UK district heating scheme

Mullen, C. and Marsden, G. Unconsidered futures: Limits of economic assumptions in forecasts for electric vehicles

Entitlement, expectation and excess in energy demand

Douzou, S., Fodor, F. and Beillan, V. Basic needs in the dynamics of Demand

Middlemiss, L. What does LIHC do? A critical analysis of fuel poverty in England

Hitchings, R., Day, R., Venn, S. and Fox, E. Our time now?: Entitlement and post retirement leisure travel

Fawcett, T. Policy and extreme energy consumption

Ellsworth-Krebs, K. The history of home making and the expectations of ‘normal’ home life today

Brugidou, M. Blaming excessive energy consumption: Between stigmatization and denunciation, showing a deviant group

Christopherson, D. International household emissions: Identifying the necessary and the needless

Bertho, B., Sahakian, M. and Erkman, S. Disconnect!: Changing expectations around information communication technology products and services in Western Switzerland

Gauthier, S., Aragon, V., Bourikas, L., James, P. and Teli, D. Investigating the impact of communal heating charges on internal temperature profiles, thermal expectation and excess in energy demand

Professions and energy demand

Jalas, M. and Rinkinen, J. Brokering energy efficiency: The role of real estate agents in the markets for residential energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions

Jones, I., Anable, J., Faulconbridge, J. and Marsden, G. Business travel: Exploring how changes in the arrangement and negotiation of professional work generate demand for travel

Hampton, S. The practice of working from home and the place of energy

Wade, F. Exploring the role of professional installers in shaping domestic space heating practices

Hoolohan, C. and Browne, A. On the practices of managing demand in the UK water industry management

Foulds, C. and Green, M. Network management: Exploring its role, organisation and means of intervening in professional practices

Pierre, M., Morganti, E. and Boutueil, V. Will fleet managers really help vehicle fleets to become electric?

Glover, A., Strengers, Y. and Lewis, T. Academic aeromobility in Australian universities

Sharing and energy demand

McLaren, D. Sharing cities for energy demand reduction

Space, site and scale in the making of energy demand

Wiig, A. Demanding connectivity: The co-production of mobile communication through electrical and digital infrastructures

Middha, B. Pop-ups as spatially mobile practices and their energy implications

Woods, R., Berker, T. and Korsnes, M. Making a home in Living Lab: The limitations and potentials associated with living in a research laboratory

Hui, A. and Walker, G. Potential pathways, human activities and multiple time(-)spaces: Expanding understandings of energy demand geographies

Brooks, E. The Hi-Lo Club: Rural older people as energy users

Tummers, L. Assessing energy demand in self-managed clustered housing

Higginson, S., Hargreaves, T., McKenna, E., Chilvers, J. and Thomson, M.  Diagramming commuting practices: The connections within and between practices and their relevance for the shifting of energy demand in time

Van der Schoor, T. Energy scripts and spaces

Tabbone, L., Ravalet, E., Durand-Daubin, M., Kaufman, V. and Cayla, J. Spatial location of activities and energy consumption of households in France

Twist. B. Taking the complexity Turn to steer cars off the road


Steering demand

Reardon, L. and Marsden, G. Steering demand – A wicked problem in the making: Insights from UK transport policy

Roelich, K. Path dependency in energy governance – how does this affect our ability to steer energy demand?

Shove, E. Steering by accident: Unintended governance strategies in action

Butler, C., Parkhill, K. and Bickerstaff, K. Welfare policy, practice and energy demand

Wallenborn, G. The machinic and experimental regimes of bodies

Royston, S. Invisible energy policy in HE


The role of standards and standardisation in making demand

Faulconbridge, J., Cass, N. and Connaughton, J. Standards, design and energy demand: The case of commerical offices

Pihl, D. Framing energy standards: The role of artefacts

Blanchard, G. Unstandardized standards: The making of demand in district-heating projects in France

Hawkey, D. Reframing energy performance requirements in building standards


Time, temporality and energy demand

Grunewald, P. Flexibility in supply and demand

Narasimhan, K., Roberts, T. and Gilbert, N. Using agent-based modelling to understand the spread of energy consuming social practices in households

Fidansoy, Y. Examining the load peaks in high-speed railway transport

Anderson, B. DEMANDing times

Burchell, K., Rettie, R. and Roberts, T. Time for change?: The hard work of energy demand reduction

Walker, G. Rhythm, nature and the dynamics of energy demand

McKenna, E., Higginson, S., Hargreaves, T., Chilvers, J. and Thomson, M. Exploratory analysis of time-use activity data using network theory

Torriti, J. and McGraw, T. Time of the day dependence of social practices and energy demand

Durand-Daubin, M. Cooking in the night: Peak electricity demand and people’s activity in France and Great Britain