As a collection of essays that explore innovations to encourage reduction in homeowner energy use, this volume reflects a confluence of ideas and initiatives rather than a narrow look at what a single, particular line of academic literature suggests might be possible to shape homeowner behavior. Not only do the contributors represent a wide array of institutions and backgrounds, but the very intellectual infrastructure that encouraged and allowed the summit that inspired this book itself represents a conscious effort to facilitate multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary collaboration for the purpose of addressing salient societal concerns. With this volume, we hope to provide a source of ideas for behavior change that will appeal to a range of people charged with curbing residential energy use through communication-based intervention.
Innovations in home energy use
By Brian Southwell, Elizabeth M.B. Doran, Laura S. Richman.
January 2016 Open Access Peer Reviewed
Southwell, B., Doran, E. M. B., & Richman, L. S. (Eds.) (2016). Innovations in home energy use: A sourcebook for behavior change. Research Triangle Park, NC: RTI Press. RTI Press Publication No. BK-0015-1512 https://doi.org/10.3768/rtipress.2015.bk.0015.1512
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