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Evaluating Energy Conservation Programs

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Journal of Social Issues, Volume 37, Number 2, p.51-72 (1981)

URL:

Web: http://scholar.google.com/scholar?as_q=Energy+Conservation+By+Industrial+and+Commercial+Users:+Two+Surveys&as_authors=Oskamp

Keywords:

Energy conservation, energy efficiency, Evaluation Methods, Evaluation Needs, Program Evaluation, Research Design

Abstract:

Explores the problems involved in conducting program evaluation in the field of energy conservation. Highlights similarities between evaluation research and basic research. Examines stages of evaluation research within the context of energy conservation programs and argues that experimental evaluations are desirable and feasible.