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Evaluating Mobile Phones as Energy Consumption Feedback Devices [chapter]

Markus Weiss, Claire-Michelle Loock, Thorsten Staake, Friedemann Mattern, Elgar Fleisch
2012 Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering  
To make sensible use of these data, we investigated the suitability of mobile phones as an interface to provide feedback on overall and device-related energy consumption.  ...  In a follow-up user study, we evaluated how users perceive the experience of such energy consumption feedback and how they rate the importance of different functionalities.  ...  The User Survey Before designing and developing an energy consumption feedback prototype, we conducted a survey to provide us with an idea what functionalities users would expect.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-29154-8_6 fatcat:xj57smzhobbizm5sqnsdms2qwi

Feedback on household electricity consumption: a tool for saving energy?

Corinna Fischer
2008 Energy Efficiency  
Improved feedback on electricity consumption may provide a tool for customers to better control their consumption and ultimately save energy.  ...  This paper asks which kind of feedback is most successful. For this purpose, a psychological model is presented that illustrates how and why feedback works.  ...  Anita Eide, two anonymous reviewers of the ECEEE 2007 Summer Study, and two anonymous reviewers of Energy Efficiency for their detailed and important comments on earlier versions of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12053-008-9009-7 fatcat:zomcc2nevrannc32jm4mhn5gty

Householder engagement with energy consumption feedback: the role of community action and communications

Kevin Burchell, Ruth Rettie, Tom C. Roberts
2016 Energy Policy  
Project findings suggest that, although by no means panaceas, approaches such as these can support long-term engagement with energy consumption feedback, including by women, and can support behaviour change  ...  We examine the challenge of householder engagement with energy consumption feedback. The potential of 'community action' and 'communications' is explored.  ...  with energy consumption feedback.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2015.10.019 fatcat:5zuwmigvivhnddrei7b7al2wxm

Electronic feedback as a tool for changing households energy consumption

Joanna Kos-Łabędowicz
2018 Ekonomiczne Problemy Usług  
Nonetheless, other activities aimed at engaging consumers and educating them on the subject of possible ways to reduce energy consumption are necessary.  ...  Reducing energy consumption and its impact on the environment is one of the priority objectives of the European Union.  ...  Energy feedback -that is, informing consumers about the energy consumption in the household and incurred costs.  ... 
doi:10.18276/epu.2018.131/2-10 fatcat:u4x63be4ljfcrhj2k6ng7xeija

Real-time feedback on electricity consumption: evidence from a field experiment in Italy

Giacomo Marangoni, Massimo Tavoni
2021 Energy Efficiency  
Smart meters can help citizens in optimizing energy consumption patterns.  ...  day by itself.  ...  We also acknowledge support from the EDITS project, sponsored by the Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth (RITE), and from the NewTRENDs project, funded by the European Unions H2020  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12053-020-09922-z fatcat:gkhyfw4awfdd5cpn2ggg3xc7nm

What do people 'learn by looking' at direct feedback on their energy consumption? Results of a field study in Southern France

Adnane Kendel, Nathalie Lazaric, Kevin Maréchal
2017 Energy Policy  
The abundant literature on consumer feedback shows that it is an efficient instrument for reducing household energy consumption.  ...  The amount of energy savings, which is larger than in similar experiments, can be explained by two factors.  ...  We implemented the same type of regression as suggested by Schleich et al., (2013) using the OLS regression for measuring the impact of feedback on energy consumption.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2017.06.020 fatcat:rz7pjapvsnfiliniwjb66hp6ui

The Effects of Informational Feedback on the Energy Consumption of Online Services: Some Evidence for the European Union

Ana Salomé García-Muñiz, María Rosalía Vicente
2021 Energies  
Likewise, little attention has been paid to the effects of informational feedback on household energy ICT-related consumption. This paper aims to fill these gaps in the literature.  ...  Using microdata from a representative sample of the European Union population, this paper analyzes, in a novel way, whether the provision of information about the energy consumed by online services would  ...  Technologies in smart cities are designed to control energy consumption in transportation, agriculture, logistics or healthcare, among others.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en14102940 fatcat:ulx52p2u75dklfeuc6knmzzcr4

Visualizing Energy Consumption of Radiators [chapter]

Magnus Gyllensward, Anton Gustafsson, Magnus Bang
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We argue that by re-designing domestic appliances adding means to visualize energy consumption in engaging and interesting ways it is possible to make energy utilization less abstract and easier to comprehend  ...  To help people understand and reflect upon their domestic energy consumption, we have designed an electrical radiator that emits heat entirely from light bulbs.  ...  We believe that by visualising the energy consumption of various devices, consumers can learn when and how the devices consume electricity and be encouraged to save energy [1, 2] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/11755494_24 fatcat:i5zwj2bwfvhw5b7tj6r7qnsfea

WattsBurning on My Mailbox: A Tangible Art Inspired Eco-feedback Visualization for Sharing Energy Consumption [chapter]

Filipe Quintal, Mary Barreto, Nuno Nunes, Valentina Nisi, Lucas Pereira
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The concept emerged from a workshop with researchers, designers and artists looking at innovative ways to provide more effective eco-feedback that engages users emotionally.  ...  The tangible aspect of the system is composed of a set of magnets that users can stick on their physical mailbox outside of their apartment building according to their average energy consumption.  ...  Users engage in comparing and analyzing the others consumption mostly by curiosity.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-40498-6_10 fatcat:v4xaodgrlvclporr6qlwoh5ebq

Altruism, self-interest, and energy consumption

Thomas Dietz
2015 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America  
By engaging key factors that influence household energy consumption, Asensio and Delmas shed light on unrealized energy efficiency (2).  ...  By engaging key factors that influence household energy consumption, Asensio and Delmas shed light on unrealized energy efficiency. One motivation for household energy use is obvious.  ...  By engaging key factors that influence household energy consumption, Asensio and Delmas shed light on unrealized energy efficiency (2) .  ... 
doi:10.1073/pnas.1423686112 pmid:25587135 pmcid:PMC4330781 fatcat:frd2q5i3lza3neglaknhu24uju

Impact Analysis of Customized Feedback Interventions on Residential Electricity Load Consumption Behavior for Demand Response

Fei Wang, Liming Liu, Yili Yu, Gang Li, Jessica Li, Miadreza Shafie-khah, João Catalão
2018 Energies  
Considering the limitations of traditional energy-saving policies, a kind of energy conservation method called the Information Feedback to Residential Electricity Load Customers, which could impact the  ...  However, most of the current feedback programs provide the same feedback information to all customers regardless of their diverse characteristics, which may reduce the energy-saving effects or even backfire  ...  Questionnaire Design Based on the findings from the interview study, a questionnaire was designed to include three sections: demographic information (Question 1 to 14); energy consumption attitude (Question  ... 
doi:10.3390/en11040770 fatcat:awjomqfujndhrmnrznme453zja

What People Do with Consumption Feedback: A Long-Term Living Lab Study of a Home Energy Management System

Tobias Schwartz, Gunnar Stevens, Timo Jakobi, Sebastian Denef, Leonardo Ramirez, Volker Wulf, Dave Randall
2014 Interacting with computers  
Our HEMS is inspired by feedback systems in Sustainable Interaction Design and allows the monitoring of energy consumption in real-time.  ...  In order for this 'energy turnaround' to take place, however, reducing residential energy consumption must go beyond using energy-efficient devices: More sustainable behaviour and lifestyles are essential  ...  In general, energy feedback systems are considered to influence consumers by providing feedback and increasing the awareness of energy consumption with the goal of realizing the potential for saving energy  ... 
doi:10.1093/iwc/iwu009 fatcat:cpxi67iirbfcrfyekexj7r6cce

Motivating online engagement and debates on energy consumption

Lara Schibelsky Godoy Piccolo, Harith Alani, Anna De Liddo, Cecília Baranauskas
2014 Proceedings of the 2014 ACM conference on Web science - WebSci '14  
Several studies and official reports argue that changing people's behavior towards energy consumption is a vital part of our fight against climate change.  ...  We report our results from running an experiment in the workplace, in which 33 people contributed to an online discussion on reducing energy consumption.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors thank CAPES (PDSE program) -process 3355/13-6, Green Energy Options (GEO), the UNICAMP, Microsoft Research, DecarboNet (FP7 program -grant agreement 265454), and Catalyst (FP7  ... 
doi:10.1145/2615569.2615695 dblp:conf/websci/PiccoloALB14 fatcat:mrepf6nx2jd3zpfios2oxouptq

Understanding domestic energy consumption through interactive visualisation

Enrico Costanza, Sarvapali D. Ramchurn, Nicholas R. Jennings
2012 Proceedings of the 2012 ACM Conference on Ubiquitous Computing - UbiComp '12  
Motivated by the need to better manage energy demand in the home, in this paper we advocate the integration into Ubicomp systems of interactive energy consumption visualisations, that allow users to engage  ...  The results suggest that the annotation approach is successful overall: by engaging with the data users started to relate energy consumption to activities rather than just to appliances.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work was partially supported by the EPSRC ORCHID project (EP/I011587/1) and the Adventures in Research 2011 fund from ECS, U. of Southampton. Thanks to T. Rodden, J. Fischer, N.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2370216.2370251 dblp:conf/huc/CostanzaRJ12 fatcat:j5mn3s7qzjez5d7z773nxrp5z4

Energy consumption behaviour: rational or habitual?

Simin Davoudi, Luke Dilley, Jenny Crawford
2014 DISP  
The aim is to provide a conceptual understanding of behaviour, illustrated with example from energy consumption.  ...  This paper aims to address these questions by drawing on three dominant perspectives on environmental behaviour and its drivers: the rational economic, the psychological and the sociological perspectives  ...  Indirect feedback occurs sometime after consumption has taken place (such as on households' energy bill), while direct feedback happens immediately at the time of consumption (such as energy monitors or  ... 
doi:10.1080/02513625.2014.979039 fatcat:mpnyjiad4fhotowngfm6rhzb6q
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