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Start-stop-continue

Start-stop-continue

Posted: Fri, 14 Jun 2013 10:54

This exercise—carried out by the Good Deeds user group at their second meeting—is designed to focus feedback about energy use in buildings under three crucial headings: what can people in an organisation start doing, stop doing, and continue to do in order to reduce energy use. The exercise generated a wide variety of ideas (see larger image), which are listed below—some are slightly edited for clarity:

Start:

  • rewarding building uses for saving energy
  • more investment required
  • commitment.. Read More »

Tags: Good Deeds, Energy Use, behaviour change

Second user-group meeting

Second user-group meeting

Posted: Tue, 11 Jun 2013 20:59

We had the pleasure of Dr Andy Wright from the IESD to talk to the group on the environmental impact of energy use in buildings. He covered some important and occasionally surprising issues, and explained how the need to take action in our buildings to reduce energy use is a crucial issue. You can view his slides on slideshare.

Over lunch (see photo!) the group also carried out a 'start-stop-continue' exercise (mentioned in Scott Belsky's 'Making ideas happen'), writing brief suggestions on energy.. Read More »

Tags: Energy Use, Public Buildings, Climate Change, Dmu, Iesd, Good Deeds