Prompts to Promote Electric Power Conservation

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Helen Venada Friday Harbor March 29, 2007 07:29 PM
Can anyone suggest some really catchy posters (prompts) to help promote energy use conservation in our offices? (e.g. electric power for computers and room lighting) Helen Ve…

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.
Overall, the three media conditions reduced energy consumption by 10%. Furthermore, 75% of households in both the letter/phone call and letter/phone call/home visit used some of …

Energy and Water Reduction: "Green" Hotels

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At most hotels participation with the towel and sheet cards has been 70 to 90%. This high level of participation translates into a 5% savings on utilities alone at most hotels. …

Energy Star: The Symbol for Energy Efficiency.

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It has been estimated that the Energy Star program saves more than one billion dollars in energy costs each year in the U.S. The EPA claims that if all consumers, businesses, and …

The Use of Prompts in Reducing Electricity Consumption in University Classrooms

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Luyben, P. D. (1980). Effects of informational prompts on energy conservation in college classrooms. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 13, 4, 611-617.
When faculty were sent a letter, there was an increase in the number of times the lights were turned off by 13% as compared to baseline data. When a sign prompt was posted in cla…

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