information strategies and energy conservation behavior dataset

Database | 2016

Information strategies and energy conservation behavior dataset

Citation: Delmas, M. A., Fischlein, M., & Asensio, O.I. (2013). Information strategies and energy conservation behavior: A meta-analysis of experimental studies from 1975 to 2012. Energy Policy, 61, 729-739

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We conduct a meta-analysis of information-based energy conservation experiments; analyze 156 published trials and 524,479 study subjects from 1975 to 2012; On average, individuals in the experiments reduced electricity consumption by 7.4%; Individualized feedback via audits and consulting results in the largest reductions. Pecuniary feedback and incentives lead to a relative increase in energy usage.


Energy conservation; Meta-analysis; Information strategies

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