CABA Information Series

IS-2009-125: The smart way to display

This report from the Energy Saving Trust in the U.K. presents the findings form consumer research into user interfaces for energy management.  Some of the findings include: use an analog indicator instead of numbers, use cost instead of energy consumed, interactivity should not be default mode, a portable display is not important, provide daily and cumulative consumption costs.  Details of the study and focus group results are presented.






















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