Making sustainability sustainable: challenges in the design of eco-interaction technologies

@article{Yang2014MakingSS,
  title={Making sustainability sustainable: challenges in the design of eco-interaction technologies},
  author={Rayoung Yang and Mark W. Newman and Jodi Forlizzi},
  journal={Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
  year={2014}
}
The smart home is here. One area where smart home devices promise to deliver great benefits is in the control of home heating, ventilation, and cooling (HVAC) systems. In this paper, we seek to inform the design of future heating and cooling systems by investigating users' experiences with the Nest Learning Thermostat, a commercially available smart home device. We conducted a qualitative study where we compared people's interactions with conventional thermostats with interactions with the Nest… 

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