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

Innovation

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

Sustainability

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

Results

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

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Topics: Sustainable Innovation