24.07.2010, Geert Verbong

'Economical and efficient, but yet more use of energy

‘Change of values can also result in rising use of energy. In the fifties airconditioning was only used in offices; nowadays in each car an airco is standard. Our electrical appliances and machines have become more and more efficient and  economical but because we buy so many of them the use of energy only rises. Our behaviour has become a strong force for unstainability.'



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