Energy efficiency: Do you know your prospective user?

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    Abstract

    Smart homes are seen as an enabling technology and integrated part of future energy efficient system. However, actual level of uptake of Smart home energy solutions is still low. New energy solutions must be shown to be attractive and valuable before they will be accepted. To this end, the values and expectations of prospective user must be understood better. Inspired by Design Science research, this paper presents a novel method, found in synergy of scenario-based research, content analysing methods and user experience mapping, which helps to assess if the vision for Smart home energy technology is widely coherent between prospective users and industry.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationSMARTGREENS 2019
    Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the 8th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems
    EditorsCornel Klein, Brian Donnellan, Markus Helfert
    PublisherSciTePress
    Pages199-206
    ISBN (Print)978-989-758-373-5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019
    MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
    Event8th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems, SMARTGREENS 2019 - Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Duration: 3 May 20195 May 2019

    Conference

    Conference8th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems, SMARTGREENS 2019
    Abbreviated titleSMARTGREENS 2019
    CountryGreece
    CityHeraklion, Crete
    Period3/05/195/05/19

    Keywords

    • Energy Efficiency
    • Service Innovation
    • Smart Home
    • User Experience

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