Building Sustainability Blog | 2013 October
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11Oct2013

WFTInside: Count Me In!

Once people make a promise, particularly to themselves, they tend to keep it. Count Me In! allows building occupants to publicly commit to a pledge, however big or small it may be. Users of the Footprint Tracker can invite building occupants to pledge and change their energy consumption behaviour. Pledges are easily added from the
  • 11 Oct, 2013
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11Oct2013

WFTInside: Our Voice

Communication with the building occupants is crucial for a successful behaviour change program, not only so information is spread, but also because those who really knows what is happening in a building are those who use it. Our Voice is an information hub allowing all building occupants to participate in the behaviour change communication. The
  • 11 Oct, 2013
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09Oct2013

WFTInside: Digital Signage

Information at the point of consumption provides staff with the information they need to make better decisions on energy use. If they can see what happened “last night” or even “this morning” they can check which equipment is operational. Our information system has a content management system which enables an administrator to manage the content
  • 9 Oct, 2013
  • Building Sustainability
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09Oct2013

WFTInside: The Project Tool

Keeping track of the progress and results of all ongoing and completed projects is an important aspect for any information system for energy management and behaviour change. To follow up the Return on Investment (ROI) and to make your carbon reduction initiatives and behaviour change programs efficient and successful a dedicated project management tool promotes
  • 9 Oct, 2013
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09Oct2013

The face-to face role

Face-to-face interaction and coaching is vital for success in behaviour change projects. Important activities are: 1. Regular well planned visits to each building to facilitate ideas sharing sessions; 2. Maintaining the support of team leaders; 3. Building of strong relationships by responding to staff suggestions for improvements; 4. Marshalling of resources to deliver improvements; 5.
  • 9 Oct, 2013
  • Building Sustainability
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