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Reducing Energy Use and Carbon Emissions: A Critical Assessment of Small-Group Interventions
Motivating individuals to decrease the environmental impact of their lifestyles could play an important role in reducing energy use and meeting carbon reduction commitments in developed countries. Few approaches which ...
Can persuasion theory help assess a deliberative communication approach?
(Heriot-Watt University and the Academy of Marketing., 2013-09-06)
Energy efficiency is increasingly being seen as a method to help the UK and the EU meet obligations to reduce carbon emissions. Some of the changes needed to the way we consume energy will be achieved through regulation. ...
Moving beyond feedback: Energy behaviour and local engagement in the United Kingdom
The energy savings potential within non-domestic buildings from behaviour change initiatives is well known. Energy efficiency measures can contribute to local, national and EU policy commitments on carbon reduction. Yet, ...
The Gorilla in the Library: lessons in using ICT to engage building users in energy reduction
This paper is concerned with the role of the digital economy as an enabler of behaviour change in the built environment. The Greenview research project at De Montfort University (DMU), funded by JISC’s Greening ICT fund , ...
Summative behaviour change evaluation of up-to-date metered energy feedback in European public buildings
Energy consumption practices and behaviour are increasingly an important focus of attention, for energy efficiency measures. Such is the demand caused by behaviour at the level of the individual, it may cancel out the ...
Institutional, social and individual behavioural effects of energy feedback in public buildings across eleven European cities
Better understanding of the factors influencing how people use energy in public buildings can help deliver more effective CO2 reduction strategies. This paper describes the institutional, social and individual behavioural ...