Robotic vacuum cleaners save energy? Raising cleanliness conventions and energy demand in Australian households with smart home technologies
Energy research and social science, pp. 73-81, 2019.
Abstract The ‘digital revolution’ of household life is underway, with technologies such as robotic vacuum cleaners (robovacs) increasingly common. Various other automated appliances are emerging and being adopted in pursuit of the ‘smart home’. Current discourses include assumptions and explicit claims that smart homes will be energy ef...More
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