Oberlin - Resource Usage Feedback System

Posted by Ronald Jonash on Oct 11, 2019 12:05:00 PM
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Oberlin Resource Conservation Team communicates personal usage patterns, changes individual behavior and improves overall resource utilization


Real-time monitoring communication of individual energy use within Oberlin Colleges. Combined with a college-wide student competition to publish results and increase motivation


Create awareness of individual and community usage and wastage of energy while modifying behavior to use resources more effectively.


32% decrease in electricity use and 3% decrease in water use during the competition.

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