Descriptive Social Norms as Underappreciated Sources of Social Control

Cialdini, R. (2007). Descriptive social norms as underappreciated sources of social control. Psychometrika, 72(2), 263-268.
Böckenholt and van der Heijden's results regarding compliance with insurance regulations--that the enforcement activities of a regulatory agency were relatively unpredictive of co…

Barriers & Motivations: Carrying Out Home Energy Audits & Retrofits

Jan Aceti Concord April 26, 2010 05:54 PM
Hello, Has anyone carried out a literature review in order to identify the barriers and benefits that influence whether people: 1. have a home energy audit done, and/or 2.…

Overcoming Cost as a Barrier

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 …

CBSM Residential EE Programs

Unknown March 22, 2010 01:07 AM
Hi all, We are in the final stages of a CBSM program for residential energy efficiency in Townsville, Australia, and would love to get in touch with program designers and admin…

US Residential Energy Consumption Data

Susan Dorward Martinsville March 16, 2010 04:08 PM
I use Google PowerMeter, which used to have an energy usage comparison feature (I've heard) but it's been removed. Are there other online tools that gather and track residential …

Request for Participation - home electricity use study

Jennifer Veitch Ottawa March 04, 2010 09:34 AM
Dear colleagues, This message was sent to me on another list, but Ive corresponded with the team. They are very interested in having participants from many countries. So, please…

Line Drying Research Project

ricky besla Toronto February 27, 2010 06:49 PM
Hi there, I am performing research on alternatives to electrical drying machines, and was wondering people's perceptions towards line drying in their house or backyard and any Can…

Utility Rate Increases and Energy Efficiency

Peter Zalka Charleston February 25, 2010 01:52 PM
Here in South Carolina we have some of the lowest electric rates in the country yet one of the highest utility bills per capita. This is attributed to several factors including n…

Revenue Neutral/Generate Revenue GHG Actions

Peter Nix Duncan February 16, 2010 05:48 PM
I am looking for concrete examples of how municipal budgets can be enhanced as a result of green policies (e.g., reducing carbon emissions). Peter Nix Canada

Energy Efficient Homes

Sarah Griffith Boston January 19, 2010 10:39 AM
How to motivate communities (homeowners and renters) to make their dwellings energy efficient. Sarah Griffith Communications Director Consortium for Energy Efficiency Uni…

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