Welcome to the fourth edition of the eTEACHER project newsletter! View it online, here. During this last semester, we have been focused on finalizing our tools and aiming to starting our demonstration in our 12 pilots’ buildings. As you know, our eTEACHER App includes a nice variety of tools to engage buildings’ users in an environment […]
Lowering consumption is not as simple as introducing a new gadget. Besides implementing innovative technologies, it is necessary to stimulate an end-user behavioural change. And cognitive sciences can support energy conservation attitudes Understanding how people decide to use less energy at home or at work is crucial to boost virtuous behaviours. Our reaction to any […]
Normally, this time of year, people would be planning summer holidays, changing their wardrobe, taking long promenades or cycle rides. But this year things are upside down. Millions of people all over the world have spent the last weeks at home, working and learning from home to help practice social distancing and limit the spread […]
Nowadays, all the EU countries, from North to South, from East to West, are dealing with the urgency of approving and implementing new measures to improve the energy efficiency of public and private buildings. The new European regulations such as the energy package “Clean Energy for all Europeans“, the Integrated National Energy and Climate Plans […]
People worldwide are spending their days at home. This is a new challenge for everybody, for our health and our job. #HeroAtHome is the new social campaign launched jointly by four EU projects to show how we can be heroes in the comfort of our homes. Companies all over the world are rolling out mandatory […]
The theory of nudges comes from behavioural science and was pioneered by Nobel-winning Richard Thaler. It is now being studied as an alternative strategy to help reduce household energy waste.