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.
Last February 27th, the EU energy portal BUILD UP organised a webinar dedicated to ICT solutions to save energy. Five EU-funded projects had the occasion to show their results and their contribution to the current energy challenge. Academic researches and studies on how to shape energy users’ behaviour are numerous. Over the last years, the […]
Empowering energy education is a milestone for a less energy-consuming society. To achieve this, apps may help but the challenge is to make them really usable for the many. From home automation to bill management, our relationship with the electric systems in buildings is nowadays mainly based on the use of applications. In 2019 energy-saving […]
Welcome to the third edition of the eTEACHER project newsletter!! I am glad to announce that we are reaching the final stage of developing our ICT empower tools. At this stage, an intensive collaboration within the consortium is key to guarantee the successful integration between the technical requirements of the tools and the requirements […]
What are you doing to play your part and be eco-friendly? Fortunately, today the technology helps us out with a new generation of smart and energy-saving devices which make it possible to improve our energy efficiency, reduce waste and save money without renouncing to our home comfort. eTEACHER, as energy efficiency project focused on improving energy users […]
A nursery, a State Secondary School, two health care centres, an office and a residential building. These are the six facilities in Extremadura that are going to be monitored by the European project eTEACHER, in order to reduce energy consumption through more conscious energy behaviour of energy end-users. Extremadura Energy Agency (AGENEX) is the project […]