Bates, Oliver and Clear, Adrian and Friday, Adrian and Hazas, Michael and Morley, Janine (2012) Accounting for Energy-Reliant Services within Everyday Life at Home. In: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Pervasive Computing (Pervasive 2012). Lecture Notes in Computer Science . Springer Verlag, Berlin, pp. 107-124. ISBN 978-3-642-31204-5Full text not available from this repository.
Previous work in eco-feedback has focused either on new sensing technologies, or on people’s responses to specific feedback devices and other interventions placed in their homes. Complementary to such work, we take a two-pronged approach in accounting for both the amount of resources that specific appliances draw upon, and how the services provided by such appliances tie into everyday life. We performed a study in four student flats over a twenty-day period, collecting data using interviews with eleven participants and over two hundred in-home sensors. Our goal is to understand the challenges in accounting for re- sources, services and practices at home, and what these challenges mean for future sustainability and eco-feedback research.
|Item Type:||Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||energy ; study ; ubicomp ; services|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications|
|Deposited On:||22 Apr 2012 02:17|
|Last Modified:||16 Nov 2013 17:15|
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