Energy saving effects of feedback on energy consumption

Energy end use, efficiency and demand response | March 2015 - May 2015

Ea Energy Analyses conducted a review of existing studies of the energy saving effects of feedback. Feedback on energy consumptions is described as an instrument to promote energy savings.

The study assessed the quality of the many analyses and summarise the effect to be expected of different types of feedback, for example the connection between heat consumption and information of consumption based on manual reading of meters.

The EU energy efficiency directive requires the use of feedback emphasizing that users should receive billing information regularly.

Ea Energy Analyses conducted the study for the Danish Energy Agency in the period March 2015 to May 2015.

A subsequent analyses was made for the Danish Energy Agency on the costs associated with frequent billing information to energy consumers.

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