Feedback on Water Use Could Lead to Conservation Efforts

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Article courtesy of University of Bonn | February 8th, 2017 | Science Daily | Shared as educational material.

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A recent study conducted in Switzerland shows that real-time feedback can lead to resource-related behavioral changes, in other words, saving water. Researchers from the University of Bonn, ETH Zürich, and the University of Bamberg studied a total of 700 one and two-person households while showering. Some households were given devices stating the energy and water use in real-time while showering, while the other did not. When given this information in real-time, the average energy savings was about 22%. Read more here.

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