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Individual heat metering and charging of multi-dwelling residential housing

Siggelsten, Simon LU and Olander, Stefan LU (2010) In Structural Survey 28(3). p.207-214
Abstract
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to look more closely at the residents’ attitude to individual heat metering and charging systems (IMC) of multi-family dwellings in residential properties, and to

evaluate the tenant’s perception of IMC and how it may affect the continued expansion of such systems.

Design/methodology/approach – The research in this paper is based on a questionnaire and interviews with tenants at two municipal housing companies, in Sweden, that currently are using IMC.

Findings – The studies in this paper show certain dissatisfaction with the applied IMC systems. This depends partly on the tenant’s perceived lack of knowledge and partly because of the technical shortcomings of the IMC... (More)
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to look more closely at the residents’ attitude to individual heat metering and charging systems (IMC) of multi-family dwellings in residential properties, and to

evaluate the tenant’s perception of IMC and how it may affect the continued expansion of such systems.

Design/methodology/approach – The research in this paper is based on a questionnaire and interviews with tenants at two municipal housing companies, in Sweden, that currently are using IMC.

Findings – The studies in this paper show certain dissatisfaction with the applied IMC systems. This depends partly on the tenant’s perceived lack of knowledge and partly because of the technical shortcomings of the IMC system.

Originality/value – In order to increase the extension of IMC a better understanding is required of how the systems work and why they are used. Information to the tenants needs to be improved and techniques need to be developed to create fairer systems of IMC and thus increase the level of acceptance from both landlords and tenants. (Less)
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Heat measurement, Residential property, Tenancy, Sweden
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Structural Survey
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28
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3
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207 - 214
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Emerald Group Publishing Limited
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0263-080X
DOI
10.1108/02630801011058933
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English
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  abstract     = {Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to look more closely at the residents’ attitude to individual heat metering and charging systems (IMC) of multi-family dwellings in residential properties, and to<br/><br>
evaluate the tenant’s perception of IMC and how it may affect the continued expansion of such systems.<br/><br>
Design/methodology/approach – The research in this paper is based on a questionnaire and interviews with tenants at two municipal housing companies, in Sweden, that currently are using IMC.<br/><br>
Findings – The studies in this paper show certain dissatisfaction with the applied IMC systems. This depends partly on the tenant’s perceived lack of knowledge and partly because of the technical shortcomings of the IMC system.<br/><br>
Originality/value – In order to increase the extension of IMC a better understanding is required of how the systems work and why they are used. Information to the tenants needs to be improved and techniques need to be developed to create fairer systems of IMC and thus increase the level of acceptance from both landlords and tenants.},
  author       = {Siggelsten, Simon and Olander, Stefan},
  issn         = {0263-080X},
  keyword      = {Heat measurement,Residential property,Tenancy,Sweden},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {3},
  pages        = {207--214},
  publisher    = {Emerald Group Publishing Limited},
  series       = {Structural Survey},
  title        = {Individual heat metering and charging of multi-dwelling residential housing},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/02630801011058933},
  volume       = {28},
  year         = {2010},
}