Sustainability

LiSC has a strong belief in social responsibility for matters of technology for sustainability.

Please click on the header links below to view each project’s pages.

Electro-Magnates is a project part funded by the local council that aims to encourage more sustainable energy usage by office workers by using reflective and competitive technologies.

Watts-Up is a project that connects in-home electricity meters to Facebook, to allow for social comparison and competition in home energy usage.

Power Ballads is a pilot study that explores the use of ‘Aversive’ feedback in the context of delivering information on home energy consumption.

Slow HCI is a commitment to only using technological interventions where necessary and with concern for the environmental impact of our research. Technologies are carefully chosen based on the core research requirements, rather than novelty or fashions.

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