Rebound Effect of Residential Space Heating: The Case of Ankara

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Yilmaz Z. I., Sari R., SİVRİKAYA A., Fathurrahman F.

Energy Research Letters, vol.4, no.1, 2023 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 4 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2023
  • Doi Number: 10.46557/001c.38124
  • Journal Name: Energy Research Letters
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Keywords: Consumer behavior, Rebound effect, Space heating
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


The direct rebound effect for space heating targeting households in Ankara, Turkey, is calculated by using primary and socio-economic indicators related data for energy efficiency applications in buildings. The demographic, dwelling characteristics, and behavioral factors that affect gas consumption are included in the analyses and are found to be crucial to assuring the successful implementation of energy efficiency technology in space heating.