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Quantifying the behavioural change and energy savings – Year 1

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Quantifying the behavioural change and energy savings of students living in dormitory buildings - Year 1 (SAVES project)


Student Switch Off (SSO) is an inter-dormitory energy-saving competition run in 475 dormitories managed by 17 different university housing providers, housing 24,976 students in five countries over the academic years 2014/15 and 2015/16 (49,952 students in total over 2 years). SSO is part of the SAVES project, a project funded by the European Union.


Through a series of engagement activities and instruments students are enabled, empowered and motivated to save energy in their dormitories as a result of change in their energy behaviour.


This report presents the energy savings and behaviour change achieved in the first year of the competition's implementation at European scale. The main evaluation period for this report is academic year 2014-2015.


To download the report please click here.