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Title: Exploring past home improvement experiences to develop future energy saving technologies
Authors: Mallaband, Becky
Haines, Victoria
Mitchell, Val
Keywords: Participatory methods
Qualitative
Domestic householders
Multidisciplinary
Energy saving
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: © the authors
Citation: MALLABAND, B., HAINES, V. and MITCHELL, V., 2013. Exploring past home improvement experiences to develop future energy saving technologies. IN: ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), Methods for Studying Technology in the Home Workshop, Paris, France, 27 April 27 – 3 May 2013, 4pp.
Abstract: This paper describes a participatory data collection tool designed for use within a multi-disciplinary energy research project. The tool was designed to encourage participants to narrate the story of their past home improvement experiences. The User Centred Designers within the team then used these stories to extract user requirements for use by engineering specialists within the project team
Description: This is a conference paper.
Sponsor: The authors thank the funders of this research, RCUK and E.ON, as well as the participants, without whom the study would not have been possible.
Version: Accepted for publication
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/14827
ISBN: 978-1-4503-1952-2
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