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Any Research on Effect of 'Your Own Environmental Impact' Quizzes and Calculators?

Stefan Kaufman Melbourne August 02, 2007 07:30 PM
Hi all, I was curious if anyone can direct me to research that has been done on the various effects of environmental self-assessment quizzes and calculators on people using the…

Behaviour Change Due to Calculators

Ross Vintiner Wellington September 07, 2007 09:34 AM
I am interested in any case studies and/or research on behaviour change brought about through the use of calculators to reduce energy demand and, more broadly, to reduce GHG emiss…

"Kill a Watt EZ" Electricity Usage Meter as a Teaching Tool

Stephan Pollard Fayetteville November 18, 2007 01:16 PM
All, I would be interested in hearing from those who've used (or seen it used) the subject device as a teaching tool. How was it used it and how would you rate the effectivenes…

Low Carbon Diet Program: Feedback Mechanisms?

Peter And Trudy Johnson-Lenz Portland July 05, 2008 03:35 AM
What kinds of feedback mechanisms work best for a community-wide carbon reduction campaign for (1) the households involved, and (2) the community as a whole? Some of the carbon c…

Promoting Energy Conservation through Better Customer Feedback

John Gear Salem July 09, 2008 04:58 PM
In my opinion, better feedback is the critical element for reducing energy consumption. We still live in a world where the dominant utility paradigm was to hide the meters in the …

Application of Social Psychological and Evaluation Research: Lessons from Energy Information Programs

Dennis, M. L. & Soderstrom, E. J. Application of social psychological and evaluation research: Lessons from energy information programs. Vol. 11. 1988. 77-84.
Discusses applied social psychological research on the dissemination of energy-related information, focusing on evaluations in 4 types of information dissemination programs: speci…

Effects of Monetary Rebates, Feedback, and Information on Residential Electricity Conservation

Winett, R. A., Kagel, J. H., Battalio, R. C. & Winkler, R. C. Effects of monetary rebates, feedback, and information on residential electricity conservation. Vol. 63. 1978. 73-80.
Assigned 129 participant households in Texas during the summer to 1 of 5 experimental conditions: A high monetary rebate condition in which Ss received conservation information, w…

Attempts to Promote Residential Water Conservation with Educational, Behavioral and Engineering Strategies

Geller, E. S., Erickson, J. B., & Buttram, B. A. Attempts to promote residential water conservation with educational, behavioral and engineering strategies. Vol. 6. 1983. 96-112.
The water meters of 129 residences in Blacksburg, Virginia were read for 70 consecutive days. After 5 wks of baseline, state-of-the-art education, feedback, and engineering interv…

Using Feedback, Reinforcement and Information to Reduce Energy Consumption in Households: A Field-Experiment

Midden, C. J., Meter, J. E., Weenig, M. H., & Zieverink, H. J. Using feedback, reinforcement and information to reduce energy consumption in households: A field-experiment. Vol. 3. 1983. 65-86.
Presents results of a research project on the effectiveness of behavior modification strategies in influencing energy use in family households. A field experiment was carried out …

Consumer Response to Continuous-Display Electricity-Use Monitors in a Time-of-Use Pricing Experiment

Sexton, R. J., Johnson, N. B., & Konakayama, A. Consumer response to continuous-display electricity-use monitors in a time-of-use pricing experiment. Vol. 14. 1987. 55-62.
Investigated whether monitoring would encourage shifting energy demand to the off-peak period, using 480 households facing time-of-use prices for electricity and 120 control house…

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