There is a stream of ethnographic literature which studies the relationship between context and behaviors. As physical spaces are able to influence behaviors, also technologies shape how we evolve and interact in our context and ultimately can affect the performances of different kind of social organizations. At COBHAM we are currently studying how new technologies influence the consumers of energy, but we see there are very few studies on how technologies affect the use of energy by firms.

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