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Promoting energy users' behavioural change in social housing through a serious game

Casals, M.; Gangolells, M.; Macarulla, M.; Fuertes, A.; Jones, R.; Pahl, S.; Ruiz, M.
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11th European Conference on Product and Process Modelling
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Book of congress proceedings
EWork and eBusiness in architecture, engineering and construction : proceedings of the 11th European Conference on Product and Process Modelling (ECPPM2016), Limassol, Cyprus, 7-9 september 2016
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Housing represents about 29% of the total energy consumption in Europe and contributes with around 20% of emissions (European Commission 2013). Social housing represents about 12% of the total European housing stock and therefore is a significant target for energy efficiency measures by governments of EU member states. This paper is aimed at exploring how an innovative serious game could contribute to energy consumption and carbon emissions reduction in social housing by increasing the social te...
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GRIC - Group of Construction Research and Innovation