Approaches to influencing energy saving without capital investment

Tags: energy | efficiency | behaviour | saving | comsumption | Electricty Incentivisation Scheme

 Presentation from Day 2 of the 17th EAUC Annual Conference 2013

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This session will focus on two case studies on how to influence energy saving behaviour without significant capital investment. The Electricty Incentivisation Scheme encourages behaviour change within individual departments. By making end users more accountable for the cost of electricty energy efficiency across the University estate has improved dramatically and the historic growth in electricity usage has been curbed. Hear how the scheme works and what actions have been taken at a local level by Departments that have responded positively to the scheme and are reaping the benefits.
The second case study is aimed at helping University board members in planning a more focused intervention to maximize energy efficiency and to reduce energy consumption. Suggesting a significantly new approach to energy conservation with the Energy Cultures (Stephenson et al, 2011) Framework.


Joanna Simpson, Environment Officer and David Green, Superintendent of the Engineering Workshops, University of Cambridge and Mate Lorincz, PhD Researcher, University of Keele.