Reallocation of household resources for energy saving behavior

Çelebi, Ayşe N
This study focuses on persuasive design concerning the household users’ energy saving behavior while using electrical household appliances for the housework. Household users form a balance at home determined by the household resources they have, and they do not want to change this fragile balance because it is established as a result of household users’ habitual behavior. It is crucial to persuade household users to save energy at home without disturbing the balance among resources. Persuasion becomes an effective tool at this stage. The study provides an efficient reallocation of the resources for energy saving behavior, which is supported by household resource reallocation and persuasion literature, and an empirical study.


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Citation Formats
A. N. Çelebi, “Reallocation of household resources for energy saving behavior,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2011.