978-620-0-32808-3

Reducing Energy Waste via Occupant Behavior

Exploring Strategies to Encourage Pro-environmental Behavior at the University of Colorado

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Summary:

This study aims to achieve energy waste reductions via the rewiring of human habits. By studying the ways in which pro-environmental behavior can be encouraged, this thesis attempts to identify origins of energy waste on the CU-Boulder campus while finding ways to reduce this waste with minimal financial investment. In the first part of this thesis, I identify strategies that have had noteworthy success in previous studies. Upon identifying four primary strategies, the second part of the thesis reveals how these are implemented on the CU campus and whether they have been successful.

Author:

Daphne Gervais

Biographie:

Daphne Gervais graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 2019. She received her B.A. in Environmental Studies, and subsequently became a Legislative & Policy Advocate for Colorado Counties, Inc. In this position, Daphne enriches her passion for the environment by specializing in land use, natural resources, agriculture, and wildlife.

Number of Pages:

68

Book language:

English

Published On:

2019-09-27

ISBN:

978-620-0-32808-3

Publishing House:

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing

Keywords:

Energy Waste, Occupant Behavior, Behavior, Individual Behavior, Energy Reduction, Pro-environmental Behavior

Product category:

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Methodology