Tag Archives: Behavior

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How Do You Measure the Impacts of Energy Efficiency Policies?

How Do You Measure the Impacts of Energy Efficiency Policies?

Gita Subramony for Zondits, February 17, 2015 Energy efficiency policies have long been evaluated in order to examine if claimed savings are in fact achieved and if program processes work successfully to reach these goals. One tricky part of this analysis is figuring out if energy savings are in fact attributable to a program’s intervention

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Energy Conservation Fueled by Social Pressure

The Smart, Angry Home The New Yorker, January 5, 2015 Buildings are energy hogs. They require heating and cooling; they churn out hot water; they are thick with light bulbs, microwaves, and refrigerators. In 2013, residential and commercial buildings accounted for forty per cent of all the energy consumed in the United States. Smart meters

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What is the Key to Maximizing Potential Energy Savings?

Click Green reports that research conducted by Washington State University shows people are key to energy efficiency and that educating them about the features of the buildings they work in is needed to maximize those savings.

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