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Title: Digital design for sustainable behaviour: a conceptual framework to guide design intervention
Authors: Hanratty, Marcus
Bhamra, T.A.
Mitchell, Val
Keywords: Behaviour
Habits
Design for Sustainable Behaviour
Domestic Energy Consumption
Digital Media
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: © the Authors / Published by BISL
Citation: HANRATTY, M., BHAMRA, T. and MITCHELL, V. 2012. Digital design for sustainable behaviour: a conceptual framework to guide design intervention. IN: HCI2012 People & Computers XXVI: Proceedings of HCI 2012: 26th BCS Conference on Human Computer Interaction, Birmingham, 12th-14th September 2012, 4pp.
Abstract: Domestic energy consumption is increasing in the UK’s housing stock in the face of government commitments to reduce CO2. Occupant behaviour has been targeted as a promising area in which to effect a reduction in consumption levels but has proved resilient to high level intervention approaches. This short paper explores the constituent elements of energy consuming behaviour and habits and puts forward a conceptual framework to guide future design intervention. Central to this is the implementation of Design for Sustainable Behaviour methodologies to change the nature of occupant-appliance interaction. The paper concludes with a discussion of the role of Digital Media as an agent for such behavioural change.
Description: This is a conference paper.
Version: Accepted for publication
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/13463
Publisher Link: http://ewic.bcs.org/content/ConWebDoc/48837
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