Feedback on household electricity consumption: a tool for saving energy?

  title={Feedback on household electricity consumption: a tool for saving energy?},
  author={Corinna Fischer},
  journal={Energy Efficiency},
Improved feedback on electricity consumption may provide a tool for customers to better control their consumption and ultimately save energy. This paper asks which kind of feedback is most successful. For this purpose, a psychological model is presented that illustrates how and why feedback works. Relevant features of feedback are identified that may determine its effectiveness: frequency, duration, content, breakdown, medium and way of presentation, comparisons, and combination with other… Expand

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