6.8

Reducing energy use and emissions in households via personal energy advice
Country: 
Europe
Target Group: 
Owners of houses, buildings or apartments
Date: 
2006 - 2008
The aim of the European research project Eco n’Home was to monitor and reduce the energy consumption of 940 households across Europe. A second aim was to evaluate current methodologies and deliver a new method for advising households on sustainable energy in their dwelling and travel. The overall method consisted of an initial contact between household and energy advisor, an Energy Audit, an Audit report, an Action Plan, a Follow-up and a Final evaluation report. The strength of the method is the personal contact and long term focus.
Quality: 
5
Importance: 
4
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