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…

The impact of vivid messages on reducing energy consumption related to hot water use.

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Bailey, J. O., Bailenson, J. N., Flora, J., Armel, K. C., Voelker, D., & Reeves, B. (2015). The impact of vivid messages on reducing energy consumption related to hot water use. Environment and Behavior, 47(5), 570-592.
Research suggests that vivid and personalized interventions influence proenvironmental attitudes and behaviors. Through the use of immersive virtual environment technology, people…

Water or Energy Community Engagement Program Examples.

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Cara Horner Melbourne September 09, 2019 06:58 AM
Looking for any great examples of best practise water or energy community engagement programs which have been evaluated and shown to work. We have some aspirational community redu…

Retaining Behaviour Changes

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Lynn Johannson Georgetown November 01, 2018 08:14 PM
I am interested in hearing from others about the success they have had with their programmes in the promoting and retaining behaviour changes they had targeted in the market or co…

"Familles à énergie positive" Program Uses Peer Support Groups to Reduce Residential Energy and Water Consumption (New Tools of Change Case Study)

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Jay Kassirer Ottawa April 16, 2018 03:52 PM
France's multi-year "Familles à énergie positive" program uses peer support groups (eco-teams) to reduce residential energy and water consumption. During the 2014/2015 period, par…

ENERGY STAR, Fort Collins Efficiency Works, and Ohm Connect's #OhmHour Program Earn Landmark Designation

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Jay Kassirer Ottawa January 26, 2018 11:49 AM
The annual Landmark peer-selection process organized by Tools of Change has designated three additional programs that promote energy conservation behaviors. (1) ENERGY STAR is on…

Now Hiring: ZOHO CRM/Sales Support Specialist

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Francesca Amari Sajtar Palm Springs June 30, 2017 02:37 PM
Job Title: ZOHO CRM/Sales Support Specialist Start Date: This position is available immediately Employment Type: Freelance/Contract Location: Flexible location, wit…

Affordable Housing Resident Engagement Program

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Rachelle Macur Denver January 12, 2017 03:36 PM
Through the Better Buildings Challenge for Multifamily Partners Technical Assistance Grant, we recently completed a pilot program on behalf of Enterprise Community Partners and th…

Bay Area CBSM presentation 9/28

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Chris Hammer San Francisco September 22, 2016 03:03 AM
Hello Bay Area CBSMers, On 9/28 Kat Donnelly of Empower Efficiency will be presenting Pacific Gas & Electric's Step Up Power Down at PG&E's Energy Center at 851 Howard Street, d…

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