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Behavior Change & Rebate Programs Working Together to Achieve Energy Savings

In energy, which comes first: products or behavior change?

GreenBiz, August 25, 2014

Earlier this month, I attended the Association of Energy Services Professionals Summer Conference, where it seemed nearly every session got into behavior change.

  1. How do we encourage more of it — and how do we encourage it beyond an initial uptake with a big backslide?
  2. How can utilities count and claim the savings generated from behavior change?
  3. What’s next — what are the new ideas/platforms that will solve points 1 and 2?

For those of you not in the middle of the Utility Energy Efficiency game, here’s how it works at a very generalized, broad level (it’s a little different in every state).

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