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Factors affecting consumer's decisions when renting or purchasing homes.

07 November 2019

This study is looking at what factors contained on property adverts affect the consumer's decision to buy or rent that property; specifically, whether changing the way energy-efficiency information is presented to the consumer has an effect on those decisions.

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  • Over 18 years old.
  • Resident of the U.K.
  • Have rented or purchased a house in the past.

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Ethical approval

This study has been approved by academic staff at the Centre for Alternative Technology (and validated by the University of East London.)

About the researcher

I am a resident of Sheffield, and am studying for an MSc in Sustainability in Energy Provision and Demand Management at the Centre for Alternative Technology, Powys.

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