The impact of the building occupant on energy consumption - call for papers

Earthscan Journals are sending a call out for research papers for its special issue focusing on the impact of the building occupant on energy consumption.

Suggestions of topics:

  • Impact of occupants' behaviours on energy use
  • Influence of lifestyle on energy consumption
  • Monitoring techniques for occupants' behaviour
  • Smart meters and displays for influencing occupants
  • Case studies on occupants' behaviour analysis
  • Occupants' behaviour modelling
  • Occupants focused Post Occupancy Evaluation methods
  • Appliance-level energy monitoring
  • Research methodologies for behaviour analysis
  • Wireless technologies for tracking occupants
  • Social and economical analysis on the occupants' influence

Important Dates:

  • Expression of Interest by 15th December 2011
  • Response to Expression of Interest by 15 January 2012
  • Deadline for first submissions by 31st July 2012
  • Reviews by 30th September 2012
  • Final Submissions by 30th November 2012
  • Camera ready papers to the publisher by 30th December 2012

Guest Editors:
1. Prof Vian Ahmed, School of the Built Environment, University of Salford, UK. Email:<>
2. Prof Lamine Mahdjoubi, Department of Construction and Property, University of the West of England, UK. Email:<>
3. Dr Pathmeswaran Raju, School of Engineering, Design and Manufacturing Systems, Birmingham City University, UK. Email:<>

Submit your Expression of Interests to Dr. Raju Pathmeswaran via<> .