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By Matthias otto Müller


Accelerating the diffusion of energy-efficient renovations is a key coverage lever in an effort to decrease the environmental influence of structures. This booklet presents a huge, systemic point of view at the factors of the diffusion of energy-efficient renovations in Switzerland and coverage thoughts for accelerating the diffusion procedure. in particular, the e-book presents an outline of the societal challenge scenario during which the diffusion strategy happens and an research of the actors concerned. It offers a close rationalization of the motives of the diffusion strategy that synthesizes insights from the engineering, economics, advertising and marketing, sociology, communique reports and political technological know-how literature. It employs the approach Dynamics method to simulate the diffusion procedure and research coverage levers. The e-book proposes laws and a cartoon of a company version as quite promising public coverage interventions. It concludes with an overview of a time-honored concept of the diffusion of sustainable applied sciences.

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By comparing the model with observations of reality and improving it, a useful and empirically grounded description of the aspect of reality under study gradually emerges. The central building blocks of a System Dynamics model are called stocks. They are changed over time by in- and outflows. The dynamics of a system can be shown to result from the interactions between its stocks and flows over time, in particular from circles of causality called feedback-loops (see Sects. 6). Usually, auxiliary variables are used to control flows.

Systematic Expert Interviews In order to gain a deeper, more representative perspective on the societal problem situation, I conducted 14 systematic expert interviews. All of these interviews were conducted with a questionnaire that followed the same logic (see electronic supplement for a typical questionnaire). However, I made some minor adjustments for each interview in order to account for the specific context an interviewee was in. A typical interview proceeded along the following lines: • In a preliminary step, I asked some questions concerning the professional background of the interviewee.

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