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Does disaggregated electricity feedback reduce domestic electricity consumption? A systematic review of the literature

@article{Kelly2016DoesDE,
  title={Does disaggregated electricity feedback reduce domestic electricity consumption? A systematic review of the literature},
  author={Jack Kelly and William John Knottenbelt},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2016},
  volume={abs/1605.00962}
}
We examine 12 studies on the efficacy of disaggregated energy feedback. The average electricity reduction across these studies is 4.5%. However, 4.5% may be a positively-biased estimate of the savings achievable across the entire population because all 12 studies are likely to be prone to opt-in bias hence none test the effect of disaggregated feedback on the general population. Disaggregation may not be required to achieve these savings: Aggregate feedback alone drives 3% reductions; and the 4… Expand
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