Thursday 24th March 2011, 10am - 4pm, Royal Statistical Society


A collaborative event with around 70 participants from a wide range of disciplines sharing ideas and networking around user behaviour.

Understanding how occupiers and owners of buildings behave is a key step towards reducing energy consumption and carbon emissions from buildings and to developing successful sustainable buildings. BSRIA is leading the User Behaviour group for the Modern Environment KTN. 



09.30 Registration and refreshments

10.00 Gus Desbarats, TheAlloy and Creative Industries KTN Chairman's welcome

10.15 Dan Lockton (Brunel University) Using Design to Influence Behaviour in Buildings (PDF)

11.00 Coffee and networking                                                                                                                                              

11.30 Dr Tim Harries (Kingston University) - CHARM Project (PDF)                                                                                                                             

12.15 Luke Nicholson (More Associates) - How Real Time Energy Consumption Information Affects Occupant Behaviour

Each presentation was followed by table-based discussions - table discussion notes

13.00 Lunch and networking

14:00 New ideas sessions

Feedback from Energy Efficient Whitehall projects
1. Joanna Eley (Alexi Marmot Associates) People Power (PDF) 

2. Christine Taylor (Building Sustainability) Desktop Power Control (PDF)

3. Salman Taherian (Globosense) SHAPER (PDF)

4. Ian Barnes (Intergence) Visible Energy Reduction Trial (PDF)

Other presentations
5. Building Banter - Designing for sustainable energy behaviour, Chris Wright (Moixa Energy) [Presentation not available]

6. Dr Will Swan (University of Salford) Salford Energy House - A laboratory environment (PDF)

7. Hilary Dalke (Kingston University) Designing appropriate colour contrast into the built environment (PDF)

8. Michael Kohn (Slider Studio) Connecting office workers to FM teams (PDF)

14.45 New Ideas session - Part 2: Networking and 1-1 discussions with New Ideas presenters and morning speakers

15.45 Chairman's summary and final Q&A -Gus Desbarats

14.00 Close