In this paper we bring to the fore the supporting role that user-run Internet forums provide for inventive citizen engagement with technology and the particular implications this holds in sustainable energy technologies which is the domain of our analysis.
In this article we clarify how citizen users are able to invent in home heating systems. We researched inventionss that user did to heat pump and wood pellet burning systems. During the years 2005–2012 there were 192 inventions by users in Finland alone.
Jouni Juntunen is representing Inuse Research Group in forthcoming 7th Symposium on Environmentally Conscious Design and Inverse Manufacturing taking place Continue reading
Inuse Research Group is participating to forthcoming 9th International Open and User Innovation Workshop taking place July 4-6 in Vienna. Continue reading