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Enhancing Knowledge Crucial to Improving Energy-saving Behaviors, Study Shows

3 days ago − University of Plymouth
Increasing public knowledge and understanding about energy issues is vital if improved energy-saving behaviours are to be encouraged among individuals and organisations, a study suggests. A survey conducted at Plymouth University indicated widespread misconceptions about energy which researchers said may be reducing the effectiveness of energy-saving behaviours. …
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10 days ago − The Gerontological Society of America
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