Please find below the list of presentations that were made available for downloading. All presentations are organized in the order of the conference agenda and grouped by session.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 8

LIGHTNING SESSION: Workplace 
Moderator: Edward Wisniewski, Consortium for Energy Efficiency

  • Classification of Business Categories for Small and Medium Enterprises – Amelia Hardjasa, Pulse Energy [presentation]
  • CSR + Sustainability = Behavior Change that Works – Susan Hunt Stevens, WeSpire (formerly Practically Green) [presentation]
  • Operator Effectiveness with Building Automation: Information and Action – Michael Bobker, Building Performance Lab, City University of New York [presentation]
  • Behavioral Opportunities for Energy Savings in Office Buildings: A London Field Experiment – Douglas Miller, Rocky Mountain Institute [presentation]
  • Walking the Talk: Changing Behavior within Your Own Organization – Bruce Ceniceros, Sacramento Municipal Utility District [presentation]
  • Framing Resistance to Energy at Work – Mary Beth Deline, Cornell University [presentation]
  • Institutional Behavior Change and Sustainability – Russell Barnett, University of Louisville [presentation]
  • The Sprint to Savings Leveraging Partnerships, Competition and Incentives to Catalyze Behavioral Change at Schools – Jamison Donovan, Department of General Services [presentation]
  • Listening to Champions: Using Marketing Research to Influence Transportation Benefits – Elizabeth Denton, Arlington Transportation Partners [presentation]

CORE ISSUES IN BEHAVIOR
Moderator: Michael Sachse, Opower

  • Social Influence and Behaviour Change: A Meta-Analysis – Wokje Abrahamse, Victoria University of Wellington [presentation]
  • Persistence in Residential Energy Use Behavior Change – Jack Yates, University of Northern Iowa
  • Business Energy Reports: 2013 Follow-up to Review Energy Savings & Key Findings – Laura Mogilner, Pacific Gas & Electric Company [presentation]

ACHIEVING PERSISTENT SAVINGS
Moderator: Page Gravely, Independent Consultant

  • The Adolescent Years of Behavioral Programs: Optimizing Behavioral Program Design through Energy Savings Persistence – Olivia Patterson, Opinion Dynamics [presentation]
  • It’s Complicated: Unpacking Behaviors to Estimate Persistence – Kathy Kuntz, Cool Choices [presentation]
  • Persistence of Behavioral Energy Management Activities and Savings in Commercial Office Buildings – Heidi Ochsner, Cadmus [presentation]

TELLING RICHER STORIES WITH TECHNOLOGY
Moderator: Rebecca Ford, Victoria University of Wellington

  • FloodRISE: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Leverage Technology for Resilience – Beth Karlin, University of California, Irvine [presentation]
  • Energy Communication Goes Hollywood: Moving the Masses with Personalized Movies – Brian Jackson, Apogee Interactive, Inc. [presentation]
  • “Community Voices”: Incorporating Personal Narratives as a Component of Multiscale Real-time Feedback to Elicit Pro-environmental Culture Change – John Petersen, Oberlin College
  • Feedback Technology Can Increase Connection to Nature and Enhance Systems Thinking – Cynthia McPherson Frantz, Oberlin College

INNOVATIONS IN EVALUATING BEHAVIOR PROGRAMS
Moderator: Carol White, National Grid

  • Behavioral Effects of a Smart Phone App to Provide Real-Time Energy Use Information – Bill Provencher, Navigant Consulting [presentation]
  • Quantifying Behavioral Spillover: The Overlooked, Uncounted Source of Program-Influenced Savings – Jane Hummer, Navigant Consulting [presentation]
  • Opt-in Behavior Programs: Opting for the Unknown? – Ken Agnew, DNV GL [presentation]

NEXT GENERATION HOME ENERGY REPORTS VS. OTHER INTERVENTIONS
Moderator:
John Randell, American Academy of Arts and Sciences

  • Are You Like Me? Challenges in Developing Comparison Groups for Information Feedback Programs – Miriam Fischlein, Southern California Edison [presentation]
  • Broccoli or Ice Cream? What Drives Energy Savings? – Cynthia Trottier, Public Service of New Hampshire [presentation]
  • Most Critical Factors Impacting Cost-Effectiveness of Feedback Programs: A Sensitivity Analysis Using Recent Field Data – Ali Bozorgi, ICF International [presentation]
  • What Lies Beneath: The Relationship between Savings and Customer Engagement with Behavioral Program Feedback Mechanisms – Shawn Bodmann, DNV GL [presentation]

LIGHTNING SESSION: MARKETING & COMMUNICATION
Moderator: Joey Barr, Zerofootprint

  • Motivations, Messaging, and Constraints for Deep Savings – Katherine Randazzo, Opinion Dynamics [presentation]
  • Blending Boots and Technology: Changing Behavior through Community-based Outreach and Smart Meter Technology – Kevin Duffy, ICF International [presentation]
  • All At Once: Taking Jack Johnson’s Community-based Social Marketing Campaign to the Next Level – Jennifer Lynes, University of Waterloo [presentation]
  • Being a Community Messenger for Energy Efficiency and Climate Change – Jeremy Scharfenberg, Columbia Association [presentation]
  • Sports Marketing: A Viable Option for Utilities – Kim Johnston, Wisconsin Energy Conservation Corporation [presentation not available]
  • Stuff Your Utility Company Doesn’t Say: Smart Grid Social Marketing by an Independent Community Advocate – Catharine Lo, Blue Planet Foundation [presentation]
  • Energy Literacy: Improving Energy Decision-making Through Improved Knowledge – Linda Silverman, U.S. Department of Energy [presentation]
  •  Under Cover: A Mystery Shopping Study on the Role of Retailers – Lindsay Matthews, University of Waterloo [presentation]
  • Diversified Marketing for Commercial Third Party Programs – Joanna Perez-Green, Community Energy Services [presentation]
  • High Contrast in Low-Level Vision as it Relates to Weather Communication – Carie Cunningham, Michigan State University [presentation not available]

ACTIVISM & CULTURE CHANGE
Moderator: Susan Mazur-Stommen, Indicia Consulting

  • Youth as Catalysts for Change – Lynne Cherry, Young Voices on Climate Change [presentation]
  • Creating a Culture of Sustainability: A Process Approach to Resident Engagement – Rachelle Macur, Group14 Engineering [presentation]
  • From Alarm to Action: Narrowing the Belief-Behavior Gap Regarding Climate Change – Kathryn Doherty, Antioch University New England [presentation]

INCREASING THE EFFICACY OF COMMUNITY-SCALE INITIATIVES
Moderator: Scott Litzelman,
Booz Allen Hamilton  

  • Judging Energy Consumption Based on the Symbolic Significance of Behaviors – Bernadette Suetterlin, ETH Zurich, Institute for Environmental Decisions (IED) [presentation]
  • Sparking Interest in Solar Adoption: How Messaging Affects the Choice to Engage with Solar Power – Dena Gromet, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania [presentation]
  • Increasing Cycling for Transportation through Behaviour Change Programmes – Trudy Ledsham, University of Toronto [presentation]

UNLOCKING BEHAVIOR-BASED ENERGY SAVINGS IN COMMERCIAL BUILDING
Moderator: Dan Seligman, Maryland Energy Administration

  • Unlocking Behavior-based Energy Savings in Commercial Buildings: The Unexpected Connection between Attitudes, Behaviors, Organizational Culture, and Energy Savings – Karen Ehrhardt-Martinez, Human Dimensions Research Associates [presentation]
  • Change from Within? Carbon Management in Commercial Real Estate – Kathryn Janda, University of Oxford [presentation]
  • Encouraging Changes in Commercial Customer Energy-Efficient Behaviors through Energy Benchmarking Reports – Danny Molvik, EMI Consulting [presentation]
  • Unlocking Behavior-Based Energy Savings through Employer Engagement – Olga Gazman, Northwest Energy Efficiency Council [presentation]

MODELING ENERGY SAVINGS
Moderator: Eric Rambo, Cadmus

  • Behavioral Aspects of Aggregate Demand in the National Energy Modeling System (NEMS) – James Turnure, U.S. Energy Information Administration [presentation]
  • Prepayment, Conservation and Behavioral Change in the Utility Sector – Nat Treadway, Distributed Energy Financial Group (DEFG) [presentation]
  • Does Lifetime Electricity Running Costs Information Lead Consumers to Purchase More Energy Efficient Appliances? Results from a UK Trial – Jeremy Vincent, Department of Energy and Climate Change [presentation]

GETTING TO GOLD MEDAL UTILITY PROGRAMS
Moderator: Hayes Jones, U.S. Department of Energy

  • Leaping from the Ivory Tower and Landing on Firm Ground: How Active Collaboration between Academics, Evaluators, Implementers, and Program Managers can Create Effective and Scalable Behavior Programs – Jane Peters, Research Into Action [presentation]
  • Going Deeper: A Review of Competitions and Community Based-Social Marketing Programs for Reducing Energy Consumption – Chris Jones, University of California, Berkeley [presentation]
  • BC Hydro’s Team Power Smart Behavioral Program: Recent Results and Future Directions – Jay Kassirer, Cullbridge | Tools of Change [presentation]
  • Bringing It All Together: Innovations in the Alameda County Residential Behavioral Pilot – Rebecca Brown, BKi [presentation]

LIGHTNING SESSION: PROGRAM EVALUATION
Moderator: Michael Li, U.S. Department of Energy

  • Preliminary Results from the Impact Evaluation of TOU Rates in Ontario – Phil Bosco, Ontario Power Authority [presentation not available]
  • Has the Local Community Energy Concierge Model Worked? – Dawn BeMent, Skumatz Economic Research Associates [presentation]
  • Behavior Savings in Schools: A Scalable Program Achieving 5-15% Savings through Student-led Campaigns – Merrilee Harrigan, Alliance to Save Energy [presentation]
  • Examining the Fossil Record: A Fun Look Back at Some of the Earliest Energy Education Research – Martin Kushler, ACEEE [presentation]
  • The Real Problem With Behavioral Savings (And What We Can Do About It) – Nicholas Lange, Vermont Energy Investment Corporation [presentation]
  • Driving Savings from Behavior Programs: The Role of Program Theory & Logic Models in Program Design & Evaluation – Amy Meyer, Navigant Consulting [presentation]
  • Meta-Analysis Identifying Energy Saving Actions Taken in Households – Jenny Hampton, Navigant Consulting [presentation]

MARKETING LESSONS IN DOMAINS BEYOND ENERGY
Moderator: Valerie Richardson, IMT/DNV GL

  • Water-Energy Nexus: Public Perceptions and Motivations to Save Across Resources – Megan Billingsley, ILLUME Advising [presentation]
  • Non-hypothetical Willingness to Pay for Biobased Consumer Products – Ulla Kainz, Straubing Center of Science [presentation not available]
  • Improving Recycling Performance through Recognition and Feedback – Jeff Becerra, StopWaste [presentation]
  • How Portland Reduced its Residential Garbage by Nearly 40%, While Increasing Compost Three-fold – Lindsey Maser, City of Portland [presentation]

CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES TARGETING SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES
Moderator: Susan Norris, Pacific Gas and Electric Company

  • Small Business Participation: This Time, It’s Personalization – Seth Nowak, ACEEE [presentation]
  • Powering Down: Behavior-Based Energy Conservation in K-12 Schools – Kate Crosby, Acton-Boxborough Regional School District [presentation]
  • Driving Behavior in Commercial Office Buildings – Caroline Flory, Duke Energy [presentation]
  • A “Living Laboratory” Approach to Improving Utility Program Engagement – Rory Bakke, True Market Solutions [presentation not available]

WHO KNEW?! COLLABORATING WITH THE ARTS TO ENGAGE PEOPLE AND INSPIRE BEHAVIOR CHANGE

Moderator: Marda Kirn, EcoArts Connections

  • Sociological System Designs: More Fun for Engineers & Other Intelligent Creatures – Natalie Jeremijenko, Artist, xClinic [presentation]
  • Arts, Cognition and Business in the Transition to a Low-carbon Future – Niina Nurminen, ArtSense Ltd [presentation]
  • Art and Activism – Kim Abeles, Artist [presentation]

FRONTIERS IN RESEARCH AND UNDERSTANDING OF BEHAVIORS
Moderator: Margaret Taylor, Stanford University

  • Beyond Behavior Change: Psychosocial Approaches to Supporting Low-Carbon Practices and Research – Dr. Renee Lertzman, Brand Cool [presentation]
  • Time Use and Its Implications for Energy and Climate – Joseph Kantenbacher, University of California, Berkeley [presentation]
  • Explaining Anomalies in Energy Pricing Experiments: Policy Lessons from a Direct Cognition Model – KC McKanna, UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation [presentation]

LEVERAGING SMART METER DATA TO IDENTIFY ENERGY END USES
Moderator: Eric Coffman, Montgomery County

  • Leveraging AMI Data for Energy Efficiency and Conservation Research – Michaelangelo Tabone, University of California, Berkeley [presentation]
  • Using Data to Identify Energy Behaviors, Actions, and Characteristics of Households – Anna Spurlock, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory [presentation]
  • Data Mining of Window Opening and Closing Behavior in Office Buildings – Tianzhen Hong, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory [presentation]
  • Revealing Occupancy Diversity Factors in Buildings Using Sensor Data – Pierrick Bouffaron, California Institute for Energy & Environment, University of California, Berkeley [presentation]

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9

SPOTLIGHT – There Are People Behind Those Walls—Behavior Makes a Difference in Industry
Moderated by Richard Hart of EnerNOC

  • Steve Schultz, 3M
  • Uli Schildt, Darigold
  • Kim Crossman, Energy Trust of Oregon
  • Walt Tunnessen, EPA
  • Katy Janda, Oxford University

SPOTLIGHT – What If the Prius Had Looked Like Every Other Car? How Visual Design Influences Our Behavior and Changes Our World
Moderated by Julie Hayes of Milepost Consulting

  • Andrew Burroughs, IDEO [presentation not available]
  • Lisa Jackson, frog design, inc. Seattle [presentation]

LIGHTNING SESSION: INTEGRATING BEHAVIORAL STRATEGIES INTO ENERGY-EFFICIENCY PROGRAMS-SCHOOLS, UNIVERSITIES, TOWNS, AND UTILITIES ARE DOING IT WITH RESULTS!
Moderator: Marsha Walton, NYSERDA

  • Know What Buttons to Push: Key Behavioral Change Learnings for Energy Efficiency Programs – Agapi Papadamou, DNV GL [presentation]
  • Delivering More Savings: A Custom Approach to Improving Energy Saver Kits – Sarah Castor, Energy Trust of Oregon [presentation]
  • Behavioral Programs in Brazilian Utilities: Paving the Way for New Prospects – Rodrigo Holtermann Lagreca, Evolva Projetos [presentation]
  • The Missing Variable in the AMI Value Equation: Customer Value – Neel Gulhar, Opower [presentation]
  •  Integrating Behavioral Concepts into Existing Energy Efficiency Programs – Tom Syring, Franklin Energy Services [presentation]
  • Recognizing Behavior Change as a Resource – Scott Thach, Alliance to Save Energy [presentation]
  • On the Fast Track to Reducing Energy Consumption: Creating Energy-Efficient Communities in Connecticut – Sheri Borrelli and Diana McCarthy-Bercury, United Illuminating [presentation]
  • Remember the Human Connection – Erin Claybaugh, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory [presentation]

LATEST IN HOW TO COMMUNICATE ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE
Moderator: Maxine Savitz, Honeywell Inc. (ret.)

  • Amplifying Solutions Stories: Climate Outreach Strategies that Inspire Hope – Meredith Herr, Climate Access [presentation]
  • This Time It’s Personal: Compelling Climate Communication from Reality to Solutions – Meighen Speiser, ecoAmerica [presentation]
  • Mapping Climate Risk and Opportunity – Jorge Madrid, Environmental Defense Fund [presentation]

REACHING LOW INCOME AND UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES 1
Moderator: Lauren Ross, ACEEE

  • Addressing the Affordability Gap through Behavior Change and Education – Myriam Tourneux, Fuel Fund of Maryland [presentation]
  • CNEC – Resident Engagement Competition – Rosa Ortiz, Enterprise Community Partners [presentation]
  • Energy Education in the Home – Jacqueline Berger, APPRISE [presentation]
  • Beyond Traditional Methods to Understand Customer’s Willingness to Participate – Carol Edwards, Southern California Edison [presentation]

BENEFITS TO SELF VS. OTHERS – WHICH MOTIVATES MORE?
Moderator: Danilo Pelletiere, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

  • Using Social Norms and Feedback to Achieve Energy Savings in Non-metered Multi-family Housing – Joey Schmitt, Action Research and Wesley Schultz, California State University [presentation]
  • What is the Real Prize? A Study of Energy Efficiency Award Winners in the Federal Government – Christa McDermott, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory [presentation]
  • Food Scraps, Households, and Climate Change: Exploring New and Old Habits – Sally Geislar, University of California, Irvine [presentation]

AUTOMATE OR ENCOURAGE? BEHAVIORAL PROGRAMS IN COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS
Moderator: Richard Huntley, Retroficiency

  • Considerations for Operational and Behavioral Approaches for Commercial Customers – Amit Kulkarni, National Grid
  • Achieving O&M and RCx Savings in Commercial and Industrial Sectors – Bill Younger, CLEAResult

COMBINING DATA SOURCES IN NEW WAYS
Moderator: Abigail Daken, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

  • Smart Energy Now Pilot (SEN): Evaluation of a Large Scale Commercial Building Behavior Change Program – Johna Roth, TecMarket Works [presentation not available]
  • Just How Smart: A Look at Energy Trust of Oregon Nest Thermostat Pilot Program – Dan Rubado, Energy Trust of Oregon [presentation]
  • Understanding Energy Efficiency Benefits from Smart Thermostats in Southern California – Ben Ho, Vassar College [presentation]

LIGHTNING SESSION: SOCIAL NORMS & CULTURE CHANGE 
Moderator: Rick Diamond, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

  • Changes in Energy Behaviors Post-Weatherization by Low-Income Households – Beth Hawkins, Oak Ridge National Laboratory [presentation not available]
  • The Power of People: Behavior-Based Energy Conservation – Ashley Ruiz, McKinstry [presentation]
  • Customers’ Reasons for Opting Out of Home Energy Reports – Pat Aloise-Young, Colorado State University [presentation]
  • Home Energy Score Impact on Program Participation Rates – Joan Glickman, U.S. Department of Energy [presentation]
  • We Forgot Half of the Population! The Significance of Gender in Energy Renovation – Lise Tjorring, South Energy/University of Copenhagen [presentation not available]
  • Understanding the Affect of User Effort on Electricity Feedback and Energy Savings – Joana M. Abreu, Fraunhofer USA CSE [presentation]
  • Politics, Values, and PV System Design – Timothy Treadwell, California Center for Sustainable Energy [presentation]
  • It’s Cultural: Energy Efficiency & Behavioral Programs for the Industrial Segment – Ulrika Wising, DNV GLV [presentation]

MARKETING GONE RIGHT: NEW INSIGHTS IN MEDIA AND MARKETING
Moderator: Maria Vargas, U.S. Department of Energy

  • Beyond the CFL: Winning Energy Efficiency Imagery – Debbie Slobe, Resource Media [presentation]
  • Implementing Successful Behavior Change Programs with Limited Resources: Lessons from City of New York – Roya Kazemi, NYC Mayor’s Office [presentation]
  • Driving Energy Efficiency in New York State by Going Beyond “Barriers” with Humor and Humanity – Sue Kochan, Brand Cool [presentation]
  • Marketing Behavior-Based Energy Efficiency: How to Get a “Yes” in a Room Full of “No’s”? – Emmanuel Hales, 2rw Consultants [presentation]

REACHING LOW INCOME AND UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES 2
Moderator: Michael Nye, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

  • What Do the Military and Low Income Populations Have in Common? A Lot More than You Think! – Dana D’Souza, Skumatz Economic Research Associates [presentation]
  • Designing a Public Energy Feedback Interface Justin Woodjack, University of California, Davis [presentation not available]
  • Behavioral Economics in Practice – MPower Oregon is Empowering Residents to Reap Savings through Simple, Supported Changes – Mickey Lee, MPower Oregon, LLC [presentation]

LEVERAGING BEHAVIORALLY-FOCUSED TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS TO IMPROVE UTILITY PROGRAM RESULTS
Moderator: Kat Donnelly, Empower Efficiency

  • Assessing Customer Solutions at the Intersection of Behavior and Technology – Carol Yin, Yinsight, Inc [presentation]
  • Beyond Direct Load Control: HAN and Customer-Centric Behavioral DR – Kimberly Conley, Pacific Gas & Electric Company [presentation]
  • Residential Demand Response Precooling Pilot and Results – Jim Parks, Sacramento Municipal Utility District [presentation]
  • Energy Efficiency: Opportunities in Remote HVAC Performance Monitoring – Scott Hublou, ecoFactor [presentation]

ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
Moderator: Elizabeth Malone, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

  • Real World Examples of Driving Organizational Behavior Change: Better Buildings Challenge Partners Share Their Successes – Holly Carr, U.S. Department of Energy [presentation]
  • Organize Your Data! How Federal Energy Data Infrastructure Supports Organizational Behavior Change – William Prindle, ICF International [presentation]
  • Industrial Continuous Energy Improvement – Rick Sullivan, AEP Ohio [presentation]

IS TIME ON OUR SIDE? THE TEMPORAL DIMENSIONS OF ENERGY CONSERVATION
Moderator: Michelle Vigen, Montgomery County

  • Empowering Consumers through Smart Technology – Matthew Harding, Duke University [presentation is not available]
  • Framing Effects and the Dynamics of Energy Conservation Behavior – Omar Asensio, University of California, Los Angeles [presentation is not available]
  • Environmental Implications of Price Responsiveness in the Midwest Electricity Market – Timothy Smith, University of Minnesota [presentation is not available]

LIGHTNING SESSION: FEEDBACK AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES TO UNDERSTAND AND ENABLE BEHAVIOR CHANGE
Moderator: Gene Rodrigues, ICF International

  • What Can We Learn from High Frequency Appliance Level Energy Metering? Results From a Field Experiment – Magali Delmas, University of California, Los Angeles [presentation]
  • Financial Incentives and Residential Energy Management in Ontario Ian Rowlands, University of Waterloo [presentation]
  • Discover the New DOE Residential Program Solution Center – Danielle Sass Byrnett, U.S. Department of Energy [presentation]
  • The Stanwood Challenge: A Small Business Pilot with Energy Dashboards James Russell, CLEAResult [presentation]
  • PowerHouse—Student-Driven: Real-Data, Real-Time, Real-Change – Gayle Bodge, Gulf of Maine Research Institute [presentation]
  • Behavior Change for Energy Conservation – Mary Zalesny, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory [presentation]
  • Eyetracking on HEMS Monitors: What do Users see for Energy Saving? – Kan Takeuchi, Hitotsubashi University [presentation]
  • Energy Mapping: Making Complex Energy Data Easy to Understand – Gerry DeSeve, ICF International [presentation]
  • Connecting Behavior Change to Energy Savings – Kira Ashby, Consortium for Energy Efficiency [presentation]
  • Reconnecting People and Buildings: Comfy Software for Office Temperature Control – Lindsay Baker, Building Robotics, Inc. [presentation not available]

SEGMENTATION – MARKETING
Moderator: Christina Nichols, U.S. Department of Energy

  • Determinants of Word of Mouth in Solar PV Adoption – Kenneth Gillingham, Yale University [presentation not available]
  •  I Know What You did Last Summer: Smart Meter Data Accurately Predict Household Intention to Enroll in Energy Efficiency Program Michael Zeifman, Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems [presentation]
  • New and Improved! How Integrating Proven Consumer Science and Energy Efficiency Behavior Change Best Practices Can Stack the Odds for Successful Program Design – Julie Hayes, Milepost Consulting [presentation]
  • User Research: Maximizing Human Behavior to Increase Program Effectiveness – Ellen Steiner, EMI Consulting [presentation]

GAMES & GAMIFICATION
Moderator: Raj Shukla, Cool Choices

  • Climate is Not a Game! 500 Million App Users Ready to Play, Ready to Change – Carleen Cullen, Cool the Earth [presentation]
  • Residential EE and Solar Adoption Behavior: An Online Gamification Study – Varun Rai, University of Texas at Austin [presentation]
  • From Traditional e Learning to Location-based Gaming: The Engaging Climate and Environment Tutorial – Sandra Burri Gram-Hansen, Aalborg University [presentation]

IDENTIFYING AND OVERCOMING BARRIERS
Moderator: Wesley Schultz, California State University

  • Self-efficacy and Barriers as Mediators of Behavioral Change – Michael Williams, Wales Behavioral Assessment [presentation]
  • Role of Information and Incentives in Technology Adoption: Household-level Predictive Modeling – Scott Robinson, University of Texas at Austin [presentation not available]
  • Energy-related Decisions in Large Cities under Bounded Rationality – Constantinos Spandagos, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology [presentation not available]
  • Behavioural Insights for Energy Efficiency in Developing and Emerging Economies – Aurelia Figueroa, German Development Institute [presentation not available]

BEHAVIORAL ECONOMICS & DECISION-MAKING IN TRANSPORTATION SECTOR
Moderator:
Shruti Vaidyanathan, ACEEE

  • Challenges and Opportunities in Incorporating Behavioral Economics in Vehicle Use and Parking Pricing Pilot Deployments Under the Value Pricing Pilot Program – Allen Greenberg, U.S.DOT/FHWA [presentation]
  • Can Car-Sharing Facilitate a More Sustainable Car Purchase? – Diana Ginnebaugh, Stanford University [presentation]
  • Choice Architecture in a New Domain: Applying Defaults to an Infrastructure-planning Tool – Tripp Shealy, Clemson University [presentation]

USING EVALUATION RESEARCH AND RESULTS TO DESIGN BETTER PROGRAMS
Moderator: Annika Todd, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

  • What’s the Evidence On Behavioral Program Impacts, Cost-Effectiveness, and Retention? – Lisa Skumatz, Skumatz Economic Research Associates [presentation not available]
  • “Irrational” vs. “Rational” Behavior: Using Evolutionary Theory and Comprehensive Evaluations to Ensure Building Performance Meets Design Intent – Marcel Harmon, M.E. GROUP [presentation]
  • Research Design and Evaluation of Southern California Gas Company’s Conservation Campaign – Josh Schellenberg, Nexant [presentation]

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10

RESULTS ARE IN: SAVINGS ARE REAL
Moderator: Sharyn Barata, Itron

  • Savings at Scale: Effects from the first Statewide Behavioral Program – Anne Dougherty, Illume Advising [presentation]
  • Business Energy Reports: First Year’s Evaluation Results – Brian Arthur Smith, Pacific Gas and Electric Company [presentation]
  • Energy Savings and Beyond: Measuring the Success of Marketing, Education, and Outreach Efforts – Tami Buhr, Opinion Dynamics [presentation]
  • Because Saving Money Isn’t Enough, and Most Americans Don’t Think Energy Efficiency is “Worth It” – Suzanne Shelton, Shelton Group [presentation not available]

POLICY DRIVERS FOR RESEARCH INTO CLIMATE AND ENERGY
Moderator: Jennifer Amann, ACEEE

  • Paul Stern, National Academy of Sciences [presentation not available]
  • Stacy Angel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency [presentation]
  • Nathaniel Higgins, U.S. General Services Administration [presentation not available]

THE SECRET SAUCE: FINDING AND ACTIVATING YOUR TARGET AUDIENCE
Moderator: Katie Mandes, C2ES

  • Using Social Marketing To Spur Residential Adoption of ENERGY STAR Certified LED Lighting – Wesley Schultz, California State University [presentation not available]
  • Unlocking Customer Potential through Data – Ted Peterson, Questar Gas [presentation]
  • Evaluating Marketing Tactics and Consumer Response Within Micro-Targeted Campaigns – Becca Yates, Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance [presentation]

ARE SMART THERMOSTATS REALLY THAT SMART? 
Moderator: Jennifer Robinson, EPRI

  • User Response to Smart Thermostats: “That Thing has a Mind of its Own!” – Kristin Heinemeier, University of California, Davis
  • Final Savings Estimates and Key Learnings from a Behavioral Messaging Thermostat Trial – Lucy Morris, Pacific Gas & Electric Company [presentation]
  • Energy Savings from Connected Thermostats: Estimates for U.S. Homes? – James Stewart, The Cadmus Group [presentation]

TRANSFORMING TRANSPORTATION
Moderator: Stephen Bickel, D&R International, Ltd.

  • Electric Vehicle Ride & Dive Campaign: Experience Electric – Jordan DiGiorgio, Center for Sustainable Energy [presentation]
  • Plug-in Vehicles – Measuring and Transforming Consumer Attitudes – David Roberts, Vermont Energy Investment Corp [presentation]
  • Mobility and Behaviours: trafficO2 – Salvatore Di Dio, University of Palermo and PUSH [presentation]

INNOVATIVE COMMUNITY POLICY CASE STUDIES
Moderator: David Jacot, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

  • Education for Energetic Efficiency Based on Audiovisual Communication Project Energy that Transforms Luciana Lopes Batista Vinagre, Electrobras
  • San José Bring Your Own Bag Ordinance – Jennie Loft, City of San Jose, CA [presentation not available]
  • Integrating Demand Side into Carbon Reduction and Energy Security Policies in the UK via a Negawatt Market Yael Parag, School of Sustainability, Interdisciplinary Center
  • Innovative Financing for Commercial Energy-Efficiency Investments: No, It’s Not PACE Diane Schrader, Third Act X

 

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