Individual control can be energy-efficient

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Journal titleIAEEL Newsletter (International Association for Energy- Efficient Lighting)
Pages15; # of pages: 5
Subjectlighting, controls, energy; Energy efficiency
AbstractThere is little empirical proof that greater individual control of office environments have tangible benefits. In fact, some studies have shown that control can actually be detrimental. The NRC Lighting Quality research project indicates that personal choices were not only in conformance with standards and guidelines, but were viewed as highly satisfactory as well. Moreover, many of participants in the research project made choices that led to lower energy consumption.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAlso published in Electrical Line, v. 5, no. 5, Sept/ Oct. 1999, p. 26-29.
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number42863
NPARC number20331226
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Record created2012-07-18
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