Energy, Buildings, Low-Carbon

Special Journal Issue

Simon Guy, Alan Lewis and Andrew Karvonen (eds). 2015. Conditioning demand: older people, thermal comfort and low-carbon housing, Energy Policy 84: 191-256.

Journal Articles

Ahlam Ammar Sharif and Andrew Karvonen. 2021. Supporting, tinkering, adjusting and resisting: a typology of user translations of the built environment, Open House International 6(2): 266-280.

Jenni Cauvain, Andrew Karvonen & Saska Petrova. 2018. Market-based low-carbon retrofit in social housing: Insights from Greater Manchester, Journal of Urban Affairs 40(7): 937-951.

Andrew Karvonen and Simon Guy. 2018. Urban energy landscapes and the rise of heat networks in the UK, Journal of Urban Technology 25(4): 19-38.

Jenni Cauvain and Andrew Karvonen. 2018. Social housing providers as unlikely low-carbon innovators, Energy and Buildings 177: 394-401.

Gordon Walker, Andrew Karvonen, and Simon Guy. 2016. Reflections on a policy denouement: the politics of mainstreaming zero-carbon housingTransactions of the Institute of British Geographers 41(1): 104-106.

Kelly Watson, James Evans, Andrew Karvonen, and Tim Whitley. 2016. Re-conceiving building design quality: a review of building users in their social context, Indoor and Built Environment 25(3): 509-523.

Gordon Walker, Andrew Karvonen, and Simon Guy. 2015. Zero carbon homes and zero carbon living: sociomaterial interdependencies in carbon governanceTransactions of the Institute of British Geographers 40(4): 494-506.

Catherine Grandclement, Andrew Karvonen, and Simon Guy. 2015. Negotiating comfort in low energy housing: the politics of intermediation, Energy Policy 84: 213-222. 

Simon Guy, Alan Lewis, and Andrew Karvonen. 2015. Conditioning demand: older people, thermal comfort and low-carbon housing, Energy Policy 84: 191-194. 

Andrew Karvonen. 2013. Towards systemic retrofit: a social practices approachBuilding Research & Information 41(5): 563-74. 

Book Chapters

Andrew Karvonen. 2018. Community housing retrofit in the UK and the civics of energy consumption, in M. Eames, T. Dixon, M. Hunt, and S. Lannon (eds) Retrofitting Cities for Tomorrow’s World, 19-32, London: Wiley-Blackwell.

Andrew Karvonen. 2016. Low-carbon devices and desires in community housing retrofit, in Towards a Cultural Politics of Climate Change: Devices, Desires and Dissent, ed. Harriet Bulkeley, Matthew Paterson, and Johannes Stripple, 51-65, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Simon Guy and Andrew Karvonen. 2016. District heating comes to Ecotown: zero-carbon housing and the rescaling of UK energy provision, in Beyond the Networked City: Infrastructure Reconfigurations and Urban Change in the North and South, ed. Olivier Coutard and Jonathan Rutherford, 72-93, London: Routledge.