Consumer choice in an energy efficient lighting context

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dc.contributor.author Nkomo, Jabavu Clifford
dc.date.accessioned 2018-01-12T11:43:46Z
dc.date.available 2018-01-12T11:43:46Z
dc.date.issued 2005
dc.identifier.citation Nkomo, J. C. (2017). Consumer choice in an energy efficient lighting context. Journal of Energy in Southern Africa, 16(2), 14-19.
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11427/26815
dc.description.abstract Wide use of compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) offers opportunity for residential savings with favourable environmental benefits. The size of the South African residential market shows that there are strong opportunities to be optimised. To exploit such opportunities, it is important to look at strategies that influence independent and interdependent consumer choice in lighting, and to examine how far these strategies have been successful in promoting the market penetration of CFLs. While this is so, there are some areas of concern about the performance of the product that have to be addressed, as well as need for public action arising from external diseconomies of consumption.
dc.source Journal of Energy in Southern Africa
dc.source.uri http://www.erc.uct.ac.za/journals/jesa
dc.subject.other Residential lighting
dc.subject.other Compact fluorescent lamps
dc.title Consumer choice in an energy efficient lighting context
dc.type Journal Article
dc.date.updated 2017-11-12T11:35:11Z
dc.publisher.institution University of Cape Town
dc.publisher.faculty Engineering and the Build Environment
dc.publisher.department Energy Research Centre
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