Projects - Magali Delmas
Air quality mobile application
Our team at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and UCLA Health invites you to join our Air Quality Research study. AirForU enables you to gain a better understanding of your local air quality conditions and understand how air quality affects your health. Through this study you can be a part of innovative...
Are residential energy efficiency programs effective?
More than 1 billion dollars have spent on Energy Efficiency (EE) Programs in California each year; however, we have limited solid evidence of their effectiveness. This project examines the effectiveness of Energy Efficiency (EE) programs in Southern California. We address three main research questions: (1) Are EE programs (residential based appliances and equipment upgrade) effective...
Corporate Sustainability and Employee Engagement
While an emerging body of literature investigates the environmental and financial benefits derived from the adoption of corporate sustainability, exactly how these practices impact organizational effectiveness and employee productivity remains unclear. In this project, we investigate the mechanisms that link corporate sustainability to employee engagement and performance.
Energy Conservation Behavior
UCLA ENGAGE investigates how real-time energy consumption feedback can be used as an effective tool for energy conservation. It applies insights from behavioral science to design optimal interventions for changing energy use behavior. It is among the largest behavioral experiments in energy conservation in the United States.
Our research seeks to understand how emotions play a role in the purchasing of green products. We considered four eco-labels that are found on meat products, and paired them with different visual stimuli to see how consumers’ willingness to purchase these products changed. Each of the labels offers different human and environmental health benefits, ranging...