Barriers to the adoption of an energy efficient technology

Alfred A. Marcus, Paul Sommers, Bonnie Berk

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Solid state electronic ballasts promise significant energy savings in the lighting systems of large buildings. However, organizational factors and standard operating procedures may inhibit the adoption of this technology in the large, bureaucratic public and private sector organizations which represent the major potential users of this technology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)157-158
Number of pages2
JournalEnergy Policy
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1982


  • Efficiency
  • Energy
  • Technology adoption


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