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1kwh Challenge Summer14

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE
CONSENT TO ACT AS A HUMAN RESEARCH SUBJECT
1 kWh Challenge: Promoting Energy Efficient Behavior

You are being asked to participate in a research study. Participation is completely voluntary. Please read the information below and ask questions about anything you do not understand. Email: melissavaldez@calplug.org.

* Required

The purpose of this research study is to educate participants about commonly used appliances. The participants will complete four different tasks: Hot-Air-Pong, Gaming Central, Power Kitchen and Movie Night. These four tasks must be completed within an hour. *

Your participation in this study is completely voluntary and you may stop the experiment for any reason at anytime without any consequences. After the experiment, your group data will be inserted into a kindle drawn. The group with the lowest energy consumption and highest time efficiency will be rewarded with a kindle. Your participation in this study is strictly confidential and any identifiable information will be replaced with a code. A list linking the code and your identifiable information will be kept separate from the research data. There are no known risks or benefits to this study; however, your participation will greatly assist our understanding of energy efficient awareness to the average consumer.

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