Title: Triggering electricity-saving through smart meters : play, learn and interact
Authors : Castri, Roberta
Wemyss, Devon
Cellina, Francesca
De Luca, Vanessa
Frick, Vivian
Lobsiger-Kägi, Evelyn
Bianchi, Pamela
Carabias, Vincente
Published in : Proceedings of the 1st ever energy-feedback symposium : Teddinet 1st energy-feedback symposium “feedback in energy demand reduction: examining evidence and exploring opportunities
Pages : 248
Pages to: 256
Conference details: 1st ever Energy-Feedback Symposium, Edinburgh, 4-5 July 2016
Issue Date: 2016
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Type of review: Not specified
Language : English
Subjects : Energy feedback symposium; Electricity-saving; Smart meter
Subject (DDC) : 302: Social interaction
333.7: Land, recreational areas and energy
Abstract: The present study tests and compares the efficacy of two different social game modes, collaborative and competitive, as interventions to motivate electricity-saving behaviour at the household level by means of a gamified mobile App, called Social Power. The collaborative game has a common savings goal that the team aims to reach collectively. The competitive game compares weekly savings and thus sets two cities against each other to save the most. The App integrates electricity saving challenges, tips, quizzes in order to motivate participants to earn points and reach set consumption reduction goals.
Departement: School of Management and Law
Organisational Unit: Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE)
Publication type: Conference Paper
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/16179
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