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Table 7 Weighting for housing development using micro-renewable technologies

From: Renewables in residential development: an integrated GIS-based multicriteria approach for decentralized micro-renewable energy production in new settlement development: a case study of the eastern metropolitan area of Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy

Criteria/factors Experts Weights
DE IT UK
Distance from landscape-protected areas and other beauty areas (S) S.&AP. 0.46 0.58 0.54
P.&PA. 0.40 0.54 0.54
Distance from historic/cultural facilities (S) S.&AP. 0.54 0.43 0.46
P.&PA. 0.60 0.46 0.46
Distance from historic/cultural facilities (W) S.&AP. 0.26 0.35 0.30
P.&PA. 0.31 0.40 0.35
Distance from Special Protection Areas (SPA) and avifaunistic important areas (W) S.&AP. 0.50 0.45 0.39
P.&PA. 0.44 0.30 0.38
Distance from landscape-protected areas or other beauty areas (W) S.&AP. 0.25 0.19 0.31
P.&PA. 0.25 0.30 0.28
Distance from historic/cultural features (B) S.&AP. 0.30 0.38 0.34
P.&PA. 0.35 0.47 0.39
Distance from landscape-protected areas or other beauty areas (B) S.&AP. 0.70 0.62 0.66
P.&PA. 0.65 0.53 0.61
Distance from historic/cultural features (GVL) S.&AP. 0.31 0.45 0.36
P.&PA. 0.37 0.29 0.68
Proximity to drinking water or aquifers (GVL) S.&AP. 0.69 0.55 0.64
P.&PA. 0.63 0.71 0.32
Distance from historic/cultural features (GHL) S.&AP. 0.43 0.48 0.39
P.&PA. 0.42 0.54 0.53
Distance from flooding areas (GHL) S.&AP. 0.57 0.52 0.61
  P.&PA. 0.38 0.46 0.47
  1. GVL, geothermal vertical loops; GHL, geothermal horizontal loops; S.&AP., students and academic planners; P.&PA., regional planners and public authorities; SD, standard deviation; DE, Germany; IT, Italy; UK, United Kingdom.