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Energy Management System Based on a Gamified Application for Households

Manuel Avila, Juana Isabel Méndez, Pedro Ponce, Therese Peffer, Alan Meier, Arturo Molina
2021 Energies  
energy; (2) for a type of user that is advocating to save energy; (3) for a type of user that is not interested in saving energy.  ...  Nowadays, the growth in the consumption of energy and the need to face pollution resulting from its generation are causing concern for consumers and providers.  ...  For the disengaged energy saver user, as they are not interested in saving energy, the efforts need to be oriented to saving money strategies and into a rewarding system.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en14123445 fatcat:safznm6wdbc5toiuaxjxe4k334

E-City Web Platform: A Tool for Energy Efficiency at Urban Level

Miguel Amado, Francesca Poggi, António Ribeiro Amado, Sílvia Breu
2018 Energies  
Cities, as main energy consumers, play a crucial role in achieving a more sustainable energy future.  ...  In this paper, the web platform "E-City", a tool for planning energy balance at urban level is presented, by describing its practical application in the city of Oeiras, Portugal.  ...  Acknowledgments: The second and third author thank the Portuguese Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT) for the financial support through PhD Fellowship.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en11071857 fatcat:4tv2nauh2nexjdqwptlwm2vtda

An Innovative Approach to Energy Consumer Segmentation—A Behavioural Perspective. The Case of the Eco-Bot Project

Sylwia Słupik, Joanna Kos-Łabędowicz, Joanna Trzęsiok
2021 Energies  
The segmentation involved adopting—a priori—five basic classes of consumers, varying in terms of motivation to save energy.  ...  The methodology used for the segmentation is based on the original algorithm and involves classifying a consumer into the most appropriate group based on the measurement of the distance between the ideal  ...  Energies 2021, 14, 3556  ... 
doi:10.3390/en14123556 fatcat:hmnnuld52bfdlljdhj3lzsevp4

Impact of information on the value chain of an enterprise in the new economy

Eli Coelho
1999 South African Journal of Information Management  
Change from a supply-side orientation to a demand-side orientation. Companies must learn to sense demand rather than just concentrate on producing and selling.  ...  A commercial Web site is established for two primary reasons: a) to impart product information to the marketer's target audience; and b) to effect transactions of its products and services (Quelch and  ...  publisher, its suppliers, licensees and sub licensees and indemnifies all said persons from any claims, lawsuits, proceedings, costs, special, incidental, consequential or indirect damages, including damages for  ... 
doi:10.4102/sajim.v1i1.43 fatcat:qaz3oav7mfabjloh442p2amxge

After the Corporation

Gerald F. Davis
2013 Politics & Society  
Germany has a robust export-oriented economy with far fewer public corporations than the US.  ...  The corporation became a crucial source of social welfare services that were provided by the state in other industrialized economies, including health care for employees and their dependents and retirement  ...  The implication is that one person with a Web connection can organize the production and distribution of both physical products and services. The case is even stronger for online services.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0032329213483110 fatcat:kbdyz2oscfc5vaentspmaaz3ui

The International Symposium on Emerging Frontiers of Urban Computing Brussels, Belgium SMART 2015 Editors

Jerker Delsing
a series of events covering tendencies towards future smart cities, specialized technologies and devices, environmental sensing, energy optimization, pollution control and socio-cultural aspects.  ...  We hope that SMART 2015 was a successful international forum for the exchange of ideas and results between academia and industry and for the promotion of progress in the field of smart systems, devices  ...  Gebhardt from HAKO GmbH for long lessons on battery chemistry and vehicle driving dynamics.  ... 

Review of urban building energy modeling (UBEM) approaches, methods and tools using qualitative and quantitative analysis

Usman Ali, Mohammad Haris Shamsi, Cathal Hoare, Eleni Mangina, James O'Donnell
2021 Energy and Buildings  
Furthermore, this paper proposes a generalized framework based on existing literature for different urban energy modeling methods.  ...  Urban areas account for about two-thirds of the world's total primary energy consumption, of which the urban building sector constitutes a significant proportion approximately 40%.  ...  Acknowledgements This publication has emanated from research supported in part by a research grant from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) under the SFI Strategic Partnership Programme Grant No.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2021.111073 fatcat:rsr7gemb3jhozaa3l7wktrqk3q

Measuring residential sustainability performance: an indexing approach

Didem Dizdaroglu
2019 International Journal of Sustainable Development  
As a future research direction, MUSIX could be combined with a new module for the evaluation of alternative development scenarios.  ...  at a micro-level, concentrating specifically on residential developments.  ...  Detailed data is necessary for the performance of a comprehensive SA that produces results at a more disaggregated level, and then aggregates them to contribute to a better understanding of sustainability  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijsd.2019.10026454 fatcat:mw7jk6gplfh4noz2wt3kxqmvjm

Fintech, Racial Equity, and an Inclusive Financial System

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Community Development
2021 Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Community Development Innovation Review Series  
This issue provides a starting place to explore this tension.  ...  Fintech leaders are well-positioned to enable greater access to the financial system and are also faced with the potential for deepening existing inequities.  ...  as computers or smart phones.  ... 
doi:10.24148/cdir2021-02 fatcat:yb3uviwcv5dodmlregxirvgm7i

Differential Response of Elite Chickpea Genotypes under Moisture Stress Conditions

Muhammad Rafiq, Muhammad Tariq Mahmood, Mushtaq Ahmad, Imtiaz Ali, Muhammad Saleem, Irfan Rasool, Zeshan Ali
2020 Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research  
Digital Subscription PBC is being offered for subscription through a specially designed Web-Portal.  ...  Disaggregating this figure for gender, 1,760 (3.43%) of the boys had a difficulty while the same was 2,491 (3.66%) for girls i.e. a slightly higher percentage of girls reported having any difficulty than  ... 
doi:10.17582/journal.pjar/2020/33.3.422.428 fatcat:e5b2gyxkrjc77fua5xzkiwwxtm

Feedbacknutzung als aktives, ziel-orientiertes Verhalten - eine psychologische Neueinordnung zur Energieverbrauchsrückmeldung

Sebastian Gölz, Homburg, Andreas (Prof.)
3) Is there any empirical evidence that individuals proactively seek feedback information in a web-based feedback system?  ...  In the last decade the upcoming of the new digital metering technology combined with communication and information technologies caused a new wave of research on feedback and energy efficiency.  ...  Financial support for the preliminary qualitative study and the Main study is acknowledged from the German  ... 
doi:10.17192/z2016.0215 fatcat:wgichcmtozasplx2sf4jyntcha

Transporting Atlanta: the mode of mobility under construction

2010 ChoiceReviews  
The cultural cachet of being able to traverse a great deal of space and consume time at a rapid rate affords one a favored position in society, smoothing the road for a successful life.  ...  will perhaps allow for future decisionmaking that includes a more nuanced reading of the landscape.  ...  that:The market-oriented folks, for the most part, do not view Smart Growth through the prism of urban design.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.47-2690 fatcat:iqe2pm6ggnftpcsbognkd6rzxq

Energy-Use Feedback Engineering - Technology and Information Design for Residential Users

Anders Dalen
savers).  ...  In that study, an ambient light that changes color according to energy use provided a successful interface for goal oriented feedback.  ... 
doi:10.5445/ir/1000054608 fatcat:cw4k6vx3p5finmbldlpsf3afmu

Access controlled: the shaping of power, rights, and rule in cyberspace

2010 ChoiceReviews  
Even non-surveillance-oriented programs (screen savers, games, chat programs, and so on) potentially have complete access to data once they have been installed.  ...  innovation in the communications service sector, for example, by easing the procedures when consumers bring disputes against operators and forbidding suspensions of service in the event of a dispute.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.48-2125 fatcat:pnspoirndfenlhq3urwsqomh2m

Tensions between urban life, disadvantage, energy consumption and the transition to renewable energy for Australian households: A series of essays

Lavinia Poruschi, University, My, James Smart, Peter Daniels, Christopher Ambrey
For instance, spread-out cities mean energy distribution networks have to cover longer distances (and hence consume more energy), while compacter cities based on high-rise buildings mean fewer opportunities  ...  to use solar photovoltaics for energy supply.  ...  The APVI is a not-for-profit company, funded partially through membership subscriptions and partially through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency and hosted by the University of New South Wales (UNSW  ... 
doi:10.25904/1912/1255 fatcat:qcbmupfavnfk7eewxpfr36jha4
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