Reducing Air Conditioning Waste by Signalling it Is Cool Outside

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Becker, L. J. & Seligman, C. (1978). Reducing air conditioning waste by signalling it is cool outside. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 4, 3, 412-415.
Examined the effects on residential energy consumption of providing homeowners with (1) a signaling device that indicated a conservation opportunity and (2) information feedback a…

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…

"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…

Energy Consumption Behavior

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Lisa Chacon San Francisco January 31, 2007 01:19 AM
I'm trying to find information about an energy consumption behavior study reportedly done in Sweden, in which electrical meters in private homes were given visual happy/sad face i…

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