Understanding consumer attitudes to sustainable community infrastructure (RR4)
NHBC Foundation-funded research for the UK Green Building Council and Zero Carbon Hub exploring consumer reactions to sustainable community infrastructure. The study included a quantitative survey of over a thousand participants and qualitative work with two workshops.
Summary of content
Describes the methodology and terminology relevant to sustainable community infrastructure.
Headline survey results
Consumer reactions related to the community infrastructure topics examined:
- Sustainable community heating
- Different energy sources
- Sustainable community water
- Sustainable community waste and recycling
- Sustainable community information and communications technology (ICT)
- Day-to-day management
Also covers overall perceptions related to sustainable places and people’s motivations for living in sustainable places.
Report includes a separate section on factor and cluster analysis and a further section highlighting qualitative feedback from the workshops held.