Perceptual Awareness of Energy Requirements of Familiar Objects

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Baird, J. C., & Brier, J. M. (1981). Perceptual awareness of energy requirements of familiar objects. Journal of Applied Psychology, 66, 1, 90-96.
Conducted 3 experiments to assess undergraduates' perceptual awareness of energy requirements in their immediate surroundings (e.g., refrigerators, automobiles, toasters). In Exp …

Barriers to Consumer Choice of Energy Efficient Products

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Anderson, C. D. & Claxton, J. D. (1982). Barriers to consumer choice of energy efficient products. Journal of Consumer Research, 9, 2, 163-170.
Explored barriers that deter consumers from making energy conserving choices when buying major durables. Refrigerator energy labels and sales staff emphasis were manipulated in an…

Public Policy and Consumer Information: Impact of the New Energy Labels

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McNeill, D. L. & Wilkie, W. L. (1979). Public policy and consumer information: Impact of the new energy labels. Journal of Consumer Research, 6, 1, 1-11.
Investigated 2 questions about the federal energy consumption labeling program for home appliances: (a) the likely impact of the labels on consumers and (b) the relative effect of…

Influencing User Behaviour With Energy Information Display Systems for Intelligent Homes

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Wood G., & Newborough M. (2007). Influencing User Behaviour with Energy Information Display Systems for Intelligent Homes. Int. J. Energy Res., 31, 56-78.
This paper considers the design of energy consumption displays from a theoretical standpoint in relation to user-appliance interactions in the home. It presents the main options f…

Phantom Energy Loss

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Dick Enright Naples June 23, 2008 11:54 AM
I am now using a plug strip that I use to turn off my T.V., Microwave, Fax or any other appliances that are stealing energy when not on use. I imagine for businesses , schools et…

Phantom Electric Loss

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Dick Enright Naples April 03, 2008 10:02 PM
Does any have an answer: Phantom Electric Loss: All of those plugged in devices that are still on while the house or business is vacant. Is there an interrupter device ( sma…

Energy Cost in Replacing Old Appliances with Energy Efficient New Appliances

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Damien Sweeney March 19, 2008 06:27 PM
Hi All Does anyone know of any research that is available looking at the energy cost in replacing old functioning appliances with energy efficient new appliances- specificall…

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

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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…

Blackle - Environmentally Friendly Google

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Mary Lindsay Vancouver October 26, 2007 04:42 PM
Blackle - Environmentally friendly Google ENGLISH VERSION Whenever your PC screen is all white (as in a Word page for instance) the computer will consume about 74 watts. …

Clothes Washer Incentive Program Research

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Glen Pleasance Whitby September 17, 2007 11:25 AM
I am querying to find out if anyone is aware of current research conducted on the effects of incentive programs on consumer decision making, specifically related to environmental …

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