Dormitory Residents Reduce Electricity Consumption when Exposed to Real-Time Visual Feedback and Incentives

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Petersen, J., Shunturov, V., Janda, K., Platt, G., & Weinberger, K. (2007). Dormitory Residents Reduce Electricity Consumption when Exposed to Real-Time Visual Feedback and Incentives. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 8(1), 16.
Purpose: In residential buildings, personal choices influence electricity and water consumption. Prior studies indicate that information feedback can stimulate resource conservati…

Energy Behavior

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Stern, P., & Kirkpatrick, E. (1977, January 1). Energy Behavior. Environment.
This article discusses the current two major schools of thought about energy conservation. One is based on a system of incentives or penalties to change behavior and the other on …

Tapping Satisfactions to Promote Energy Conservation Behavior

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Simmons, D., & Widmar, R. (1986). Tapping Satisfactions to Promote Energy Conservation Behavior. Environmental Education and Information, 5(2), 70.
Discusses a study which explored the role of non-monetary incentives in encouraging conservation related behaviors with sixth grade students. It was found that satisfactions deali…

Using Feedback, Reinforcement and Information to Reduce Energy Consumption in Households: A Field-Experiment

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Midden, C. J., Meter, J. E., Weenig, M. H., & Zieverink, H. J. Using feedback, reinforcement and information to reduce energy consumption in households: A field-experiment. Vol. 3. 1983. 65-86.
Presents results of a research project on the effectiveness of behavior modification strategies in influencing energy use in family households. A field experiment was carried out …

Effects of Monetary Rebates, Feedback, and Information on Residential Electricity Conservation

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Winett, R. A., Kagel, J. H., Battalio, R. C. & Winkler, R. C. Effects of monetary rebates, feedback, and information on residential electricity conservation. Vol. 63. 1978. 73-80.
Assigned 129 participant households in Texas during the summer to 1 of 5 experimental conditions: A high monetary rebate condition in which Ss received conservation information, w…

Searching for Info

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Cosmic Surfer March 27, 2008 03:28 PM
Hello I am in need of case study information of business that have gone green and have shown an increase in revenues and savings. Preferably information in the education, hote…

Funding for Institutions That Sign the Presidents Climate Commitment

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Dave Rini Boston March 24, 2008 11:01 AM
Hey Everyone, I'm trying to push my employer (Boston University) into signing the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment. I heard through the grapevine t…

Green Collar Job Training

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Katie Bush New York February 03, 2008 07:22 AM
I am looking for successful examples of a green building retrofit training program. We are working for Sustainable South Bronx in NYC creating a plan to bring "green collar" jobs …

Clothes Washer Incentive Program Research

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Glen Pleasance Whitby September 17, 2007 11:25 AM
I am querying to find out if anyone is aware of current research conducted on the effects of incentive programs on consumer decision making, specifically related to environmental …

Seeking Stories of Highly Successful, Electrical Utility-Driven Energy Efficiency Programs in the US...

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Chris Page Snowmass April 10, 2007 01:06 PM
..... Preferably within the last five years. I'm especially interested in appliance rebate programs & programs for the high-tech industrial sector. Many thanks in advance …

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