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Abhik Tayal


Project Overview


Gamification framework on houses and communities which will compete through a bet among themselves on reducing energy use. The successful households which is able to achieve its goals will receive share the rewards worth the money in pot. The proposal aims to reduce energy usage to promote energy efficiency among households, institutions and companies through gamification. Each household will form a group and enter into a bet to reduce energy consumption by 10 or 25% from their current monthly levels. We will verify the current levels through your past bills. Whichever household achieves its target will be rewarded. The reward will be in many forms like cash, coupons, free services, extended warranties, etc. It certainly will be worth 20 times the cost of entering the bet. In addition to this, those who won would be acknowledged. If the winners continue to do this over a period of 1 year, their house would be awarded with an Most Energy efficient households which is a pride for everyone and thing of aspiration for those who lost. The same goes with institutions, colleges, companies. All the contenders will be supported by a network of energy auditors and efficiency managers. The sole objective being to reduce energy consumption. Tools to ensure and achieve efficiency will be provided and guidelines of the bet too. Focus areas: 1) Effective promotion 2) Strong focus on energy efficiency 3) Initiating Energy efficiency awards in association with Bureau of Energy Efficiency 4) Behavioral norms needs to be evolved for the adaptation. 5) Each household needs to become a partner. 6) Tools to achieve energy efficiency and support in buying equipment's. 7) External support by our network of advisers in devising measures to reduce energy usage

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