Nominations for Landmark designation of (1) transportation behavior programs and (2) behavioral building energy conservation programs – ONLY ONE MONTH LEFT before nominations close.

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Jay Kassirer Ottawa May 04, 2021 02:51 PM
Do you know of a particularly effective or innovative approach for promoting more sustainable travel or energy use behaviours? Your own program? Nominate it for Landmark designati…

Holding diverse institutions accountable for a shared commitment for sustainable action

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Faye Snodgress April 19, 2021 07:37 PM
This fall the Hoosier Interfaith Power and Light, an Indiana organization, https://hoosieripl.org/  will host a Climate Summit. Our current focus is on reducing energy usage and i…

Looking for Model (1) Travel Behavior Programs and (2) Behavioral Building Energy Conservation Programs

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Jay Kassirer Ottawa March 08, 2021 03:04 PM
Do you know of a particularly effective or innovative approach for changing travel or energy use behaviours? Your own program? Nominate it for Landmark designation. Designation as…

Two New Landmark Building Energy Behavior Case Studies – “Heat Loss Images, Norm Appeals Raise Impacts in Medicine Hat” and “California’s Energy Conservation Competition”

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Jay Kassirer Ottawa March 08, 2021 03:02 PM
Tools of Change has published two new open-access, full-length, Landmark building energy behavior change case studies. Our Landmark case studies are peer-selected to recognize beh…

COVID-19: A Game Changer for Renewable Energy

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Julie Cook Kitchener September 24, 2020 01:04 AM
Hi everyone, I've come across this article by the World Economic Forum, which explains how fossil fuels have been hard hit by the pandemic at the same time as there have been sub…

Call for Nominations 2020: (1) Travel Behavior Programs and (2) Behavioral Building Energy Conservation Programs

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Jay Kassirer Ottawa April 30, 2020 02:09 PM
Do you know of a particularly effective or innovative approach for changing travel or energy use behaviours? Yours? Nominate it for Landmark designation. Designation as a “Landmar…

Europe’s Energy Neighborhoods Program Earns Landmark Designation

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Jay Kassirer Ottawa April 30, 2020 02:08 PM
Europe’s Energy Neighbourhoods program engaged neighbourhoods to ‘bet’ with their municipalities that they could reduce energy use by at least 9% over a four-month time period, wi…

RE100 Corporate Renewable Energy Purchasing Program Earns Landmark Designation

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Jay Kassirer Ottawa April 30, 2020 02:07 PM
RE100 is a global collaborative initiative that is accelerating a shift in corporate energy purchasing to reduce global carbon emissions and buy energy from renewable sources. Mem…

The environmental cost of misinformation: Why the recommendation to use elevated temperatures for handwashing is problematic.

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Carrico, A. R., Spoden, M., Wallston, K. A., & Vandenbergh, M. P. (2013). The environmental cost of misinformation: Why the recommendation to use elevated temperatures for handwashing is problematic. International Journal of Consumer Studies, 37(4), 433-441.
Multiple government and health organizations recommend the use of warm or hot water in publications designed to educate the public on best practices for washing one’s hands. This …

Manual dishwashing habits: An empirical analysis of UK consumers.

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Berkholz, P., Stamminger, R., Wnuk, G., Owens, J., & Bernarde, S. (2010). Manual dishwashing habits: An empirical analysis of UK consumers. International Journal of Consumer Studies, 34(2), 235-242.
This study presents an overview of the washing up behaviour of consumers in the UK. Peoples’ individual attitudes were observed as were the amount of water and energy used, the ti…

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