2015 Poster Presenters

Joana Abreu, Fraunhofer CSE: Plug&Play: Unconventional PV and Its Impact on American Homeowners

Arian Aghajanzadeh, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory: Leveraging Emerging Hardware and Software Technologies to Promote Behavioral Change in Agricultural Water-Energy Demand

Danielle Anderson, Duke Energy: Duke Energy Smart Energy in Offices: Year 1 Round-Up

Inês Azevedo, Carnegie Mellon University: Analyzing Preferences for Residential Lighting through Consumer Panel Data

Daniel Bertoldi, Alliance to Save Energy: Achieving Energy Efficient Behavior Change on College Campuses through Student Leadership

Darrell Beschen, EERE/USDOE: Supply Chains: Nodes, Nexus & Needs

Brent Bowker, EnerNOC: Snail Mail & Utility Customer Engagement: A Software Company Perspective

Matt Brooks, Opower: Me vs. Us: Lessons Learned from 7,000 Utility Customers Around the World

Danielle Byrnett, U.S. Department of Energy: Highly Effective Residential Energy Efficiency Programs Share Their Secrets in the Better Buildings Residential Program Solution Center

Forrest DeGroff, CCSF: A Proposed Alternative Measure for Climate Change Potential

Dana DSouza, SERA- Skumatz Economic Research Assoc: Commercial Recycling Programs:  What are the Drivers?

Dan Fredman, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory: Can a household’s energy behavior profile predict savings potential in programs? A data-driven approach.

Priya Gandhi, University of California, Berkeley: Behavior change through games: an office plug load energy case study

Jing Ge, Cornell Uniersity: Understanding Residential Consumers’ Response of Time of Use Pricing in Jiangsu

Matthew Gee, University of Chicago, Center for Data Science and Public Policy: Behavioral Interventions for Low-income Electricity

Allen Greenberg, USDOT/FHWA: Pay-to-Save Transport Pricing GHG Emissions Compares to EPA Clean Power Rule

Markus Hackenfort, Zurich University of Applied Sciences: What Drives SME to Energy Efficient Behavior? Results of a Swiss Survey

Brendan Havenar-Daughton, East Bay Energy Watch: Incentivizing Customer Engagement to Increase Conversation Rate

Kristin Heinemeier, UC Davis Energy Efficiency Center: Realized Energy Solutions: Closing the Gap by Seeing the Real World

Lauren Hennessy, Stanford University: Sustainability Engagement: My Cardinal Green

Karen Herter, Herter Energy Research Solutions: Combined Load Impacts of Nine Residential Smart Grid Pilots at SMUD

Evan Johnson, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Measuring the social psychological antecedents of household energy behaviors and intentions across multiple levels of perceived difficulty

Bernhard Kalkbrenner, TUM School of Management, Technische Universität München: Consumers’ Preferences for Locally Generated Green Electricity

Alex Katzman, Enervee: How to Influence Consumer Purchases Towards Energy Efficiency When It Really Counts: A Big-Data and Closed-Loop Marketing Approach

Ardalan Khosrowpour, Virginia Tech: Real-time, Targeted, and Context-aware Commercial Building Eco-feedback

Kathy Kuntz, Cool Choices: Permission to Coach: Social Norming Through Games

Vedran Lesic, University of Leeds: Can Consumers Assess How Much Energy is Used by Specific Appliances?

Lea Lupkin, Yale University: Success Factors in Community Social Marketing Campaigns for Solar

Masayuki Mae, The University of Tokyo: Greening Japanese Houses by energy information

Gabe Martinez, EnergySavvy: The Impact of Modern Online Engagement on EE Program Participation

James McGinnis, U.S. Forest Service: Effective Virtual and Hybrid Events: Examples and Lessons from the U.S. Forest Service

Ayako Mikami, Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.: Effect of Education about Food-Related Lifestyle on Energy-Saving Behavior Change

Mitch Moore, Center for Sustainable Energy: Can Clever Content Create Energy Action?

McKenna Morrigan, Cascadia Consulting Group: Refreshing Recycling in Downtown Bellevue Residential High-Rises

Toshihiro Mukai, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry: Does Time‐of‐Use Rates Change Behaviors in Homes?: Evaluation by Using Propensity Score Matching

Steve Nguyen, Bidgely: 7.7% Energy Efficiency Gains at PG&E/Engagement at Scale at London Hydro

Cuong Viet Nguyen, RMIT University: A new Social Vulnerability Index for evaluating social vulnerability to climate change at the local scale

Julie O’Brien, Opower: Energy efficiency and the black box: How uncovering the psychological mechanisms behind behavior helps you optimize for program success

Nicole O’Connor, Energy Outreach Colorado: Low Income Multi- Family Energy and Water Resident Engagement Program

Sarah Outcault, Western Cooling Efficiency Center: Zero-Net Energy Homes: Panacea or Perverse Incentive?  Evidence from Cross-Cultural Studies [poster]

Jamil Panni, Ecova: Cultivating Efficiency Leaders: Strategies for Building Effective Change Agents

Hetal Parekh, Carnegie Mellon University: A Unique Approach for Market Transformation in Building Energy Benchmarking

Joy Pixley, CalPlug Research Center, University of California, Irvine: The Effects of Using Power Management in Office Desktops: A Case Study

Diego Ponce de Leon Barido, University of California Berkeley, The Energy and Resources Group: Micro-Level Demand Response Strategies: A Case Study in Nicaragua

Perla Sandoval, Colorado State University: Who is Susceptible to the Boomerang Effect and How to Stop it: Selfconsistency and Normative Influences on Energy Conservation Intentions

Lisa Schmidt, Home Energy Analytics: Achieving significant energy savings in low-income senior housing utilizing energy coaches and smart meter analytics

Anna Scodel, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab: Policy in Practice: An Analysis of Federal Energy Efficient Product Procurement

Tulsi Shah, Applied Energy Group: Can Smart Thermostats Influence Customers Energy Use Behavior?

Marissa Spata, Center for Sustainable Energy: State Perceptions vs. Local Realities: Best Practices for Residential HVAC Permit Compliance

Michaelangelo Tabone, University of California, Berkeley: Exploring the income/efficiency nexus with smart-meter and census data

Morteza Taiebat, The University of British Columbia: Metro Vancouver Transportation Energy Demand for Potential Integrated Renewable Energy Resources

Lauri Walker, Center for Sustainable Energy: Utilizing Community Based Organizations for Energy Education and Action

Alexis Whitaker, Alliance to Save Energy: Last Things First: Allowing EM&V to Guide Behavior Program Design

Jennifer Whitman, University of British Columbia: Concern about climate change tunes attention to its signals

Jiaying Zhao, University of British Columbia: Cognitive Biases in the Perception of Climate Change [poster]