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Sunday 22 July 2007 | Posted by Luke Nicholson

Getting physical with smart metering

With the energy industry, NGOs, government, meter manufacturers and others involved in the 'smart metering interoperability' process, the interoperbility conversation is getting very political, very technical, and that can lead people to miss some simple but important opportunities.

Tuesday 10 February 2009 | Posted by Luke Nicholson

Onzo reveal the shape of mass-market product

Congratulations to Onzo, the smart energy company spun off from More Associates just one year ago, who have released much-anticipated images of the Onzo product that will shortly be dropping through the letterboxes of energy-savers. The smart energy-saving kit is designed to be easy-to-use, attractive, and efficient; all so that people can save energy and carbon as easily as possible. Have a look at their press release here. Onzo products will be available in mid-2009 through Scottish and Southern Energy in the UK, and through retail and energy suppliers globally.

Monday 19 February 2007 | Posted by Luke Nicholson

Ariel asks customers to do their washing at 30 degrees

In the first of a new kind of proposition in the mass market – one that we expect to see a lot more of over the coming months – Ariel launch a very cool campaign to get people to turn down their washing machines. This could begin to show that behavioural energy/ carbon marketing works, which is essential for most non-energy businesses to join in with the carbon debate. With TV, web and print applications, P&G are building green credibility and home-sense for Ariel by inviting people to change their behaviour, and strongly leading everyone to infer a key product benefit (washes better at lower temperatures, saving you money), while never actually stating it!

Tuesday 23 February 2010 | Posted by Luke Nicholson

DECC select CarbonCulture behaviour-change programme

Today an extremely thorough procurement process came to a successful close when the Department of Energy and Climate Change selected More Associates to deliver an innovative programme that brings together realtime information with design-for-behaviour change. The project will create tools to deliver behavioural efficiency in DECC’s London headquarters, and that will have ready application across the Government estate.

Wednesday 03 December 2008 | Posted by Luke Nicholson

Environmental book design of the year goes to More Associates project

We're very proud to announce that the the Green Marketing Manifesto by John Grant won the Environmental award in the British Book Design and Production Awards 2008. Visual design, art-direction, sustainable design and technical approach for the book were delivered by More Associates. The design maintained the quality feel of a hardback book, while reducing its embodied carbon and waste impact, and reflecting the content of the book in its production.

Monday 26 March 2007 | Posted by Admin User

More Associates feature in Future London exhibition

Future London is a GLA project that helps Londoners to make their city sustainable, and shows how design and planning can help. The project was launched with a large exhibition in East London designed to show the public that sustainable living is both easy and affordable. The exhibition goes beyond describing the sustainable lifestyle choices that people can make by showing the consequences of these choices, making it easy to see the link between individual actions and local, national and global impacts.

Tuesday 04 March 2014 | Posted by Luke Nicholson

Help us find a Digital Product Designer

CarbonCulture is a pioneering sustainability start-up built on a real understanding of user-centered design. We’re working with fantastic partners and customers to make digital tools that accelerate sustainable practices in business, government and the public realm. And – in all seriousness – to make this acceleration irresistibly fun. CarbonCulture makes tools that enable people to discover activities that result in social and environmental benefit, as well as being delightful experiences in their own right.

We are looking for a user-centred designer with strong product thinking to come and join us in our lovely offices in Shoreditch. in the coming months we will design and test a number of new tools and we need a designer who ‘gets’ product thinking to join in. Experience shipping digital products for real users – whether games, digital products, public service, retail software or social software – will be valuable.