A Review of Intervention Studies Aimed at Household Energy Conservation

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Abrahamse, W., Steg, L., Vlek, C., & Rothengatter, T. (2005). A review of intervention studies aimed at household energy conservation. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 25(3), 273-291.
This article reviews and evaluates the effectiveness of interventions aiming to encourage households to reduce energy consumption. Thirty-eight studies performed within the field …

Enviro Perf Weather Report - Relevance to CBSM

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Burt Hamner August 09, 2006 03:54 PM
From: Burton (sent via a borrowed account) This could be a good simple CBSM program eval tool. I made up this Excel spreadsheet years ago and then lost it in some directory.…

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 …

Seeking Info on How to Track Energy Saved in Community Energy Efficiency Project

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Tammy Deets Bainbridge Island January 24, 2007 03:45 PM
We are launching a community energy efficiency project that promotes the use of a varity of measures from CFL bulbs to occupancy sensor power strip to reduce the use of electricit…

"Kill a Watt EZ" Electricity Usage Meter as a Teaching Tool

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Stephan Pollard Fayetteville November 18, 2007 01:16 PM
All, I would be interested in hearing from those who've used (or seen it used) the subject device as a teaching tool. How was it used it and how would you rate the effectivenes…

Eco Footprint of Computers

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eyeblink1 February 17, 2007 09:42 AM
This question was just posed to me by an administrator at an art museum. She is about to present a greening of the facility to a staff of 300 and she was wondering about the issue…

Energy Consumption Behavior

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Lisa Chacon San Francisco January 31, 2007 01:19 AM
I'm trying to find information about an energy consumption behavior study reportedly done in Sweden, in which electrical meters in private homes were given visual happy/sad face i…

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…

EnerGuide for Houses

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The Effect of Tailored Information, Goal Setting, and Tailored Feedback on Household Energy Use, Energy-Related Behaviors, and Behavioral Antecedents

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Abrahamse, W., Steg, L., Vlek, C., & Rothengatter, T. (2007). The effect of tailored information, goal setting, and tailored feedback on household energy use, energy-related behaviors, and behavioral antecedents. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 27(4), 265-276.
In this multidisciplinary study, an Internet-based tool was used to encourage households (N = 189) to reduce their direct (gas, electricity and fuel) and indirect energy use (embe…

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