Quantifying behavior change should be an essential part of any intervention. Quantification enables one to objectively validate the effectiveness of an intervention, justifying future support. It also helps improve interventions by detecting which methods are successful at changing behavior, eventually leading to "best practices."
- Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS)
- Fowler, Floyd J., Jr., (2002). Survey Research Methods, Third Edition. Applied Social Research Methods Series, Volume 1. Sage Publications: Thousand Oaks, CA.
- The Stanford Everyday Behavior Survey, a comprehensive survey geared towards high school and college students on climate-relevant electricity, transportation, waste, and food behaviors they perform.
- The Occupant Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) Survey developed by UC Berkeley's Center for the Built Environment
- Also, see some of the feedback devices for measurement and recording capabilities.
- J. Mankoff, S. Fussell, D. Matthews, H. S. Matthews, and M. Johnson, StepGreen (2008), The HCI Institute at Carnegie Mellon, at http://stepgreen.org/