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EDITH CHASSEIN

Edith Chassein (nee Holländer) studied Sociology at the University of Mannheim. The focus of her studies was on quantitative statistics, the sociology of education and the sociology of migration. She gained initial project experience at the chair for comparative research on political behaviour. Mrs Chassein has been with IREES since 2012 as an academic employee.

Her research focuses mainly on the identification of acceptance factors and impeding factors as well as the examination of decision and communication processes in the contect of energy efficiency climate action plans in municipalities. Her responsibilities also include the evaluation of funding programmes and the formulation of policy recommendations.

RESEARCH AND WORK FOCUS

  • Specialised knowledge of quantitative and qualitative methods of empirical social research 

  • Analysis of obstacles and success factors of climate action plans and energy efficiency networks in an international context

  • Evaluation of funding programmes and initiatives in the area of resource and energy efficiency

  • Investigations into the acceptance of innovative energy-efficient products 

  • Organisational energy efficiency measures in industry and commerce

  • Development of support programmes (e.g. for increasing energy efficiency in socially vulnerable households)

  • Investigations into the acceptance of LED lighting in schools

  • Conducting of training for teachers on the topic of LED lighting (function-perception-effect)

PROJECTS

Transformation process for the municipal energy system transformation

Further development of low-energy neighbourhoods

Evaluation of the ERGU funding programme in Rhineland-Palatinate

DiKraft

30 Pilot-Networks

Trinational cooperation for sustainable urban development

THE4BEES

ProgRESsHEAT

Development of teaching materials for LED lighting

EnEff:Schools

PATH2LC

PUBLICATIONS

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