Reduction of Residential Consumption of Electricity Through Simple Monthly Feedback

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Hayes, Steven C., Cone, John D., Reduction of residential consumption of electricity through simple monthly feedback. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 1981, 14, 81-88.
Researchers used feedback to reduce and control electricity consumption by implementing an economically feasible program of monthly feedback. Participants in the feedback group we…

EnerGuide for Houses

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EnerGuide for houses is a new energy evaluation program developed by Natural Resources Canada. Its purpose is to help homeowners understand their homes current energy use and iden…

Low Carbon Diet Program: Feedback Mechanisms?

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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

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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 …

Joint Effect of Feedback and Goal Setting on Performance: A Field Study of Residential Energy Conservation

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Becker, L. J. (1978). Joint effect of feedback and goal setting on performance: A field study of residential energy conservation. Journal of Applied Psychology, 63, 4, 428-433.
The facilitating motivational effect of feedback on performance has been attributed by some to difficult goals set in response to feedback. The present experiment attributes this …

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

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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…
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