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…

Determinants of Household Energy Efficiency and Demand

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Baxter, L., Feldman, S., Schinnar, A. & Wirtshafter, R. (1987). Determinants of household energy efficiency and demand. Energy Efficiency: Perspectives on Individual Behavior, 151-170.

Residential Electricity Demand: An Experimental Study

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Battalio, R. C., Kagel, J. H., Winkler, R. C., & Winett, R. A. (1979). Residential electricity demand: An experimental study. Review of Economics and Statistics, 61, 180-189.

Overcoming Cost as a Barrier

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Kevin Emerson Salt Lake City April 22, 2010 02:07 AM
Does anyone have a good case study on how a CBSM approach was used to overcome cost as a barrier to behavioral change? Specifically, I am thinking about a $5,000 - $15,000 range …

The Effectiveness of the EcoTeam Program in the Netherlands

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The EcoTeam Program was created by an international environmental organization called the Global Action Plan for the Earth and is used to foster sustainable behaviour within house…

How Influential is the Auditor? Determinants of Sales Effectiveness in Energy Conservation Programs

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Brown, M. A., Berry, L. G., White, D. L. & Trumble, D. (1988). How influential is the auditor? Determinants of sales effectiveness in energy conservation programs. Energy Systems and Policy, 12, 135-149.
This paper examines the determinants of auditor effectiveness in selling energy conservation to homeowners and reports the results of an analysis of the effectiveness of the energ…

A Social Psychological Perspective on Energy Conservation in Residential Buildings

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Langmeyer, L. (1984). A social psychological perspective on energy conservation in residential buildings. American Psychologist, 39, 7, 810-811.
To design effective public policy, the social, cognitive, and personal forces that, in addition to the economic realities, define the situation must be understood. For the past 4 …

Residential Energy Conservation: The Role of Past Experience in Repetitive Household Behavior

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Macey, S. M., & Brown, M. A. Residential energy conservation: The role of past experience in repetitive household behavior. Vol. 15. 1983. 123-141.
Discusses repetitive behaviors that conserve residential energy. Repetitive behavior is viewed as a function of past experience, attitudes, subjective norms, and intentions. Data …

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…

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