Centers & Institutes:
Research Associate, Precourt Energy Efficiency Center
Area of Work:
Behavior & Energy
» Serving as Project Director for the Stanford Energy Behavior Initiative, which is funded by the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Energy (ARPA-E). This Initiative focuses on how we can leverage sensor data, like that from smart meters, in combination with behavioral approaches to maximize energy savings.
» Preparing an integrative review that identifies the most effective behavior change techniques from multiple disciplines so that they may be translated and applied to addressing climate change.
» Developing tools for measuring climate change relevant behaviors, for use in evaluating the efficacy of behavior change interventions, and in providing feedback to individuals.
» Developing a "Behavior and Energy" website and literature database, which serves as a central repository for research on climate relevant behavior, and also serves as the official website for the Behavior, Energy, and Climate Change conferences.
Supplemental Materials: High School Energy Curriculum We designed, implemented and experimentally evaluated a theory-based, school based, energy and behavior change curriculum for high school.
June A Flora
Nicole Ardin Carrie Armel
Girl Scout Curriculum, Health Improvement Website
Girls Learning Environment and Energy (GLEE) is a behavior change program developed by energy and environmental experts, environmental educators, and child and family behavior change researchers at Stanford University.
Energy behaviours of Northern California Girl Scouts and their families Energy Policy Boudet, H. S., Ardoin, N. M., Flora, J., Armel, K. C., Desai, M., Robinson, T. N. (June 2014) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2014.05.044
Without journal access, you may download the paper here: Technical Paper(0.9MB PDF)
Video Connectivity Week, Santa Clara, CA, May 22-24, 2012 Slide Set(0.9MB PDF)
This paper describes how disaggregation can address two timely energy problems - achieving significant low-cost energy reductions in the residential and commercial sectors, and achieving the energy saving potential of the smart grid.