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Girl Scouts GLEE Program

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To promote the reduction of home energy consumption and energy use related to food and transportation, Girl Scouts created the Girls Learning Energy and Environment Program (GLEE)…
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20/20 The Way to Clean Air

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The goal of the 20/20 The Way to Clean Air program was to engage residents living in the Greater Toronto Area in taking actions at the individual and collective level to reduce ai…
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Europe’s Energy Neighborhoods

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Based on a campaign run in Belgium in 2003, Europe’s Energy Neighborhoods was a program designed to allow neighborhoods to ‘bet’ with their municipalities that they could reduce e…
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Class 5 Energy

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Class 5 Energy was an approach to energy reduction developed in White Bear Lake Minnesota that was tested in two unique settings – a school and a healthcare facility. Using materi…
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Burlington’s Ice Rink Energy Competition

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The following case study explores how the City of Burlington’s Ice Rink Energy Competition employed a low cost, easily replicable approach to significantly reduce energy consumpti…
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Opower’s Home Energy Report, Minnesota

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In 2009, Opower, an energy information software company, partnered with a Minnesota utility company to provide residential customers of the utility company with customized home en…
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California’s Energy Conservation Competition

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Developed by the non-profit SEI, California’s Energy Conservation Competition aimed to change behaviors around lighting, plug-loads, and mechanical systems by working with teacher…
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ClimateSmart Home Service, Queensland, Australia

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In 2009, the ClimateSmart Home Service program was launched by Local Government Infrastructure Services (LGIS) in Queensland, Australia. This program aimed to reduce the electrici…

Using Television Modeling to Reduce Energy Consumption in Roanoke,Virginia

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Winett, R. A., Leckliter, I. N., Chinn, D. E., Stahl, B., & Love, S. Q. (1985). Effects of television modeling on residential energy conservation. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 18, 1, 33-44.
A literature review was conducted to identify behavior change tools that could be useful in reducing residential energy consumption. These behavior change tools were then incorpor…

Energy and Water Reduction: "Green" Hotels

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Patricia Griffin created "Green" Hotels Association in 1993. The goal of this association is to reduce the amount of energy and water consumed by the lodging industry. GHA provide…
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