Controlling the Temperature in Canadian Homes - ARCHIVED
Articles and reports: 16-001-M2008006
Rising energy costs and environmental concerns are clear incentives for households to adopt energy conservation measures. Turning down the thermostat temperature setting at night and using programmable thermostats are two ways a household's energy consumption may be reduced. Using results from the 2006 Households and the Environment Survey, the author explores some of the demographic factors associated with these behaviours.