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.…

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…

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…

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…

"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…

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…

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 …

Reducing Air Conditioning Waste by Signalling it Is Cool Outside

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Becker, L. J. & Seligman, C. (1978). Reducing air conditioning waste by signalling it is cool outside. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 4, 3, 412-415.
Examined the effects on residential energy consumption of providing homeowners with (1) a signaling device that indicated a conservation opportunity and (2) information feedback a…

Joint Effect of Feedback and Goal Setting on Performance: A Field Study of Residential Energy Conservation

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Becker, L. J. (1978). Joint effect of feedback and goal setting on performance: A field study of residential energy conservation. Journal of Applied Psychology, 63, 4, 428-433.
The facilitating motivational effect of feedback on performance has been attributed by some to difficult goals set in response to feedback. The present experiment attributes this …

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