Changing patterns of air conditioning in Japan
Japanese air conditioning patterns have changed significantly over the past 30 years. The changes can be linked to increasing affluence and the consequent changes Japanese life patterns, but also to changes in the style and content of the Japanese dwelling. The advertising media has contributed to the changes by reshaping perceptions of what it is to be a modern Japanese family.
KeywordsEnergy Efficiency Heat Pump Energy Service Sustainable Consumption European Science Foundation
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