WholeSEM Household Energy Monitoring Study

We are researchers from the University of Surrey working on a project exploring domestic energy use. The project is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council https://www.epsrc.ac.uk/

We are looking for participants who live in Guildford who would be willing to take part in the project.  We are looking for participants who are aged between 35-65.

To take part in the project you need to have:

  • A broadband internet connection
  • Mains gas supply  

Your participation will consist of:

  • One short visit by a researcher to explain the nature of the project and assess the compatibility of your gas meter and our energy monitoring equipment
  • The installation of energy monitoring equipment in your home for up to 13 months
  • 3 interviews conducted in your home, the first two will involve showing the researchers around your home and answering questions in different rooms (each interview will last a maximum of 2 hours).

For further detailes of what is involved in taking part in this study, please see here.

In return for your time and inconvenience you will be paid £100 at the end of the study.

This study has been reviewed and received a favourable ethical opinion from the University of Surrey Ethics Committee

Contact Details

Dr Thomas Roberts

26 AD 03 Centre for Research in Social Simulation (CRESS) 

University of Surrey, GU2 7XH

Mobile: 07519365114

Email: whole.sem@surrey.ac.uk