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LEEDR: Low effort energy demand reduction

On-line resources

'Energy and Digital Living', an on-line resource and presents ethnographic research around energy, digital media and everyday life in UK homes. Available here

'Recruitment Materials', a freely down-loadable book containing the recruitment materials used on the LEEDR project Available here

'Example Feedback book', a freely down-loadable book containing an example of the tailored books given to the participant families that took part in the LEEDR project. Available here

Journal papers

‘Situating digital interventions: mixed methods for HCI research in the home’. (Forthcoming) Mitchell, V., K. Leder Mackley, S. Pink, G. Wilson et al. Interacting with Computers.

‘A future-oriented visual-sensory ethnography of showering: the utility and limits of a practice approach’. (forthcoming). Pink, S. and K. Leder Mackley. Journal of Design Research.

‘Moving, Making and Atmosphere: routines of home as sites for mundane improvisation’. (2015). Pink, S. and K. Leder Mackley. Mobilities.

'Re-enactment methodologies for everyday life research: art therapy insights for video ethnography.' (2014). Sarah Pink and Kerstin Leder-Mackley. Visual Studies. Vol 29, Issue 2, P146-154.

'Digital-visual-sensory-design anthropology: ethnography, imagination and intervention' (2014) Sarah Pink. Arts and humanities in higher education. Vol 13, Issue 4, P412-427.

'Moving, making and atmosphere: routines of home as sites for mundane improvisation' (2014) Sarah Pink and Kerstin Leder Mackley, Sarah Pink. Mobilities, p1-17.

'Situating Digital Interventions: Mixed Methods for HCI Research in the Home' (2014) Val Mitchell, Kerstin Leder Mackley, Sarah Pink, Carolina Escobar-Tello, Garrath T. Wilson and Tracy Bhamra. Interacting with computers.

'Hanging out at home: laundry as a thread and texture of everyday life' (2013) Pink S., Mackley K. L., Morosanu R.. International journal of cultural studies.

'From emplaced knowing to interdisciplinary knowledge: sensory ethnography in energy research' (2013) K. Leder Mackley and S. Pink. Senses and Society, 8 (3), pp. 335 - 353. Access Paper

‘Current Issues and Future Directions in Methods for Studying Technology in the Home’(2013), Coughlan, T., Leder Mackley, K., Brown, M., Martindale, S., Schlögl, S., Mallaband, B., Arnott, J., Hoonhout, J., Szostak, D., Brewer, R., Poole, E., Pirhonen, A., Mitchell, V. Pink, S., & Hine, N. (2013). Methods for Studying Technology in the Home’. PsychNology Journal, 11(2), 159 – 184. Access paper

‘Applying the lens of sensory ethnography to sustainable HCI’ (2013), S. Pink, K. Leder Mackley, V. Mitchell, C. Escobar-Tello, M. Hanratty, T. Bhamra and R. Morosanu, ACM Trans. Comput.-Hum. Interact. 20 (4), Article 25, 25:1-25:18. Access paper

‘Saturated and situated: expanding the meaning of media in the routines of everyday life’ S. Pink and K. Leder Mackley, (2013), Media, Culture & Society, 35(6),677-691. Access paper

'Video and a sense of the invisible: approaching domestic energy consumption through the sensory home'. Pink, Sarah and Kerstin Leder-Mackley. Sociological Research Online. 2012. Access paper

Conference Papers

'A CRITICAL SOFTWARE REVIEW - HOW IS HOT WATER MODELLED IN CURRENT BUILDING SIMULATION ?'. (2015). Marini, D, Buswell, RA, Hopfe, CJ. In 14th International Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association, Hyderabad, India (To appear December 2015).

'ESTIMATING WASTE HEAT FROM DOMESTIC HOT WATER SYSTEMS IN UK DWELLINGS.' (2015). Marini, D, Buswell, RA, Hopfe, CJ. In 14th International Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association, Hyderabad, India (To appear December 2015).

'Identifying the opportunities for ICT based energy demand reduction in family homes.' (2015). Cosar-Jorda, P, Buswell, RA, Mitchell, V. In EEDAL: Energy Efficiency in Domestic Appliances and Lighting, Lucerne-Horw, Switzerland (To Appear 2015). Download paper

'Estimating the air change rates in dwellings using a heat balance approach'. (2015). Cosar-Jorda, P and buswell, RA (2015). In 6th International Building Physics Conference, IBPC 2015, Turin, Italy. Download paper

'Exploring the impact of model calibration on estimating energy savings through better space heating control.' (2014). Marini, D, Webb, LH, Diamantis, G, Buswell, RA. In Proceedings of Building Simulation and Optimization: Second Conference of IBPSA-England conference in association with CIBSE, London, pp.1-8.

'PORTS: an interdisciplinary and systemic approach to studying energy use in the home'. Garrath T Wilson, Kerstin Leder Mackley, Val Mitchell, Tracy Bhamra and Sarah Pink. UbiComp 2014, Seattle, USA, 13-17 September.

‘Saving Energy in British Homes: Towards an “Ethical Turn” in the Study of Sustain- ability and Ethical Consumption’. (2014). Morosanu, R. The American Anthropological Asso- ciation (AAA) Annual Meeting: Washington DC, USA, 3-7 December 2014.

‘Suspending the “academic-applied” divide: my encounter with Barbara’. (2014). Morosanu, R. The Association of Social Anthropologists of the UK and Commonwealth (ASA) Decennial Conference: Edinburgh, 19-22 June 2014.

‘Spontaneity and anticipation with digital media: domestic accounts of time and “ordinary agency” versus the time-frame set by the Climate Change Act in the UK’. Morosanu, R. The American Anthropological Association (AAA) Annual Meeting: Chicago, USA, 20-24 November 2013.

'Estimating the potential reductions in energy demand through efficiency, control and lifestyle change in a real home'. P. Cosar Jorda, R. A. Buswell and V. Mitchell. Futurebuild 2013, Bath, UK. 4-6/9/2013. Access event Download paper

'Determining heat use in residential buildings using high resolution gas and domestic hot water monitoring'. R. A. Buswell, M. Thomson, L. H. Webb and D. Marini. In proceedings of the 13th International conference on Building Simulation 2013, Chambery, France. 25-28/8/2013. Access event Download paper

'Uncertainty in whole house monitoring'. R. A. Buswell. In the proceedings of the 13th International conference on Building Simulation 2013, Chambery, France. 25-28/8/2013. Access event Download paper

'Energy in the home: Everyday life and the effect on time of use'. P. Cosar Jorda, R. A. Buswell, L. H. Webb, K. Leder Mackley, R. Morosanu and S. Pink. In the proceedings of the 13th International conference on Building Simulation 2013, Chambery, France. 25-28/8/2013. Access event Download paper

‘Methods for Studying Technology in the Home’. T. Coughlan, M. Brown, S. Martindale, R. Comber, T. Ploetz, K. Leder Mackley, V. Mitchell, S. Baurley (2013). In Proceedings of CHI ’13 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, pp 3207-3210. ACM, New York, Download paper

‘Understanding technology in the home: sensory ethnography and HCI’, K. Leder Mackley, V. Mitchell, S. Pink, C. Escobar-Tello and T. Bhamra (2013), in Methods for Studying Technology in the Home Workshop, CHI 2013. Download paper

'NMCA: Neighbour-aware Multi-path Clustering Aggregation in Wireless Sensor Networks'. W. He, S. Yang and L, Yang. In proceedings of 2013 IEEE 10th International conference on networking , sensing and control, Evry University, Evry, France. 10-12/4/2013. Access event

'Towards a Service Providing Framework for Federated Sensor Networks'. R. Xu, S. Yang and J. Chen. In proceedings of 2013 IEEE 10th International conference on networking , sensing and control, Paris-Evry University, Evry, France. 10-12/4/2013. Access event

'Digital design for sustainable behaviour: A conceptual framework to guide design intervention'. M. Hanratty, T. Bhamra and V. Mitchell. For a workshop in BCS HCI 2012: Using Technology to facilitate behaviour change and support healthy sustainable living. Access event Download paper

Books and Chapters

'Wireless sensor networks', Yang, S.H., Springer, 310 pages, 2014, ISBN 978-1-4471-5504-1 Available here

'Flow in Everyday Life: Situating Practices', Pink, S. and K. Leder Mackley, 2014, in C. Maller and Y. Strengers (eds) Beyond Behaviour Change: Intervening in social practices for sustainability, Routledge.

'Framing and educating attention: a sensory apprenticeship in the context of domestic energy research', Pink, S. and K. Leder Mackley, In L. Arantes ed. Ways of Sensing the Field.

PhD Thesis

'Presents of the Midlands: domestic time, ordinary agency and family life in an English town', Morosanu, R. 2014. Available here

Masters dissertations

‘Developing domestic ventilation models for simulation’, Yqiong Wu, 2015.

‘A comparison between sub hourly high resolution generated annual hot water consumption profiles with high temporal resolution field measured data sets from UK homes.’, Matthew Maskell, 2015.

'Understanding and improving heating system control: A real home investigation', Georgious Diamantis, 2014.

‘Space heating control: Saving energy with existing systems’, Jingya Ge, 2014.

‘Detecting behaviour change in home energy consumption’, Yuchao Li, 2014.

Undergraduate dissertations

'A Comparative Analysis into the Life Cycle Implications of Retrofitting and Reconstruction', Jessica Pike, 2015.

'Characterising the heating control behavior of occupants in family homes', Sochima Onyenemelu, 2015.

'Space heating, hot water and electricity consumption in the home: An analysis of the extent to which energy consumption varies between different age groups.' , Cash Merrell, 2015.

‘Optimising domestic heating schedules in the UK:first steps to meeting the targets of the climate change act’ , Daniel Storer, 2014

‘Identifying the impact of reductions on feed-in tariff rates, for the viability of solar PV installations in UK family homes’, Ben Ormsby, 2014.

‘Energy efficiency in UK residential buildings, low effort energy re- duction’, Paula Cosar, 2012.

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