Publication Type:Journal Article
Source:Journal of Social Issues, Volume 37, Number 2, p.51-72 (1981)
Keywords:Energy conservation, energy efficiency, Evaluation Methods, Evaluation Needs, Program Evaluation, Research Design
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.