Applying the Neighbourhood Sustainability residents’ survey to Hobsonville Point 2020

Glenda Lock, Andrea Blackmore. This report provides the results of an application of the Residents’ Questionnaire from Beacon’s Neighbourhood Sustainability Tools to Hobsonville Point in February 2020. Results show that […]

Applying the Neighbourhood Sustainability residents’ questionnaire to Hobsonville Point 2018

Glenda Lock, Andrea Blackmore. This report provides the results of an application of the Residents’ Questionnaire from Beacon’s Neighbourhood Sustainability Tools to Hobsonville Point in June and July 2018. Results […]

Applying the Neighbourhood Sustainability residents’ questionnaire to Hobsonville Point 2016

Glenda Lock. This report provides the results of an application of the Beacon Neighbourhood Sustainability Tool to Hobsonville Point in June to August 2016. Results show that Hobsonville Point rates […]

National neighbourhood baseline survey

Kay Saville-Smith. This report presents the findings of the national baseline survey of neighbourhood behaviours. The baseline data is used to drive the Resident Self-Report assessment component of Beacon’s Neighbourhood […]

Appendix C: Landlords energy survey

Kay Saville-Smith. A telephone survey of 491 landlords found resistance to investment in retrofitting and unresponsiveness to tenant demands or advice from professional bodies. Landlords report that they would renovate […]

Appendix B: Recent movers energy survey

Kay Saville-Smith. A postal survey of 724 homeowners found that recent movers resist significant investment in retrofitting but attempt to select resource efficient houses. They spend a relatively high amount […]

Appendix A: High energy user survey

Kay Saville-Smith. This survey of 700 householders found that high energy users resist investment in retrofitting and do not select resource efficient homes. Despite higher energy expenditure and incomes, householders […]

House owners and energy: Retrofit, renovation and getting house performance

Kay Saville-Smith. This report summarises three surveys of homeowner groups in New Zealand: high energy users, recent movers, landlords. It focuses on awareness, attitudes and efforts toward renovation, and willingness […]

Quantitative study: Household uptake of sustainable solutions

Alex Woodley. This study assesses the engagement of householders in adopting sustainable technologies and solutions for their homes and identifies barriers faced by householders in making these changes. The features […]

Qualitative study: Perceptions of sustainability and uptake of sustainable solutions by householders

Rachael Trotman. This report presents the findings of a qualitative study that investigates what sustainability means to householders, assesses their engagement in adopting sustainable solutions for their home and perceived […]