“Conscientious Showerers Take Shorter Showers” – recent article available on Swiss Federal Office of Energy-Homepage (Feb. 2017)

Conscientious Showerers Take Shorter Showers

People who track the amount of water and energy consumed during showers, thanks to a ‘live’ display on the shower head, shower sparingly. This is the main thrust of an empirical study by Dr. Verena Tiefenbeck at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich. The study has implications beyond the actual subject matter: it supports the assumption that real-time feedback can make a significant contribution to more economical energy use.

 

The whole article is available on: www.bfe.admin.ch/CT/divers