Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: DA-010-001-1-1-United States-ROPER-1981

Subject Area: Environment and Natural Resources

Bibliographic Citation: Energy survey # 2, October 13-18, 1981.  [machine-readable data file] / CT. State Office of Policy & Management, Energy Division  [principal investigator(s)] / Storrs, CT: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: USCONNSPEC1981-008

Date Accessioned: 4/15/2003

Number of Files Received: 0

Comments: Data is in raw ASCII format.

Access Status: Access limited to UW Campus

Date Ordered: 4/10/2003

Documentation: Document files are in PDF and MS Word format.

Abstract: The sample size is 500. Major topics covered are: seriousness of energy crisis; worries about affording heating fuel; recognition of various state and federal energy programs; methods necessary to make dwelling energy efficient; years lived in dwelling and expected to reside there; age of building and furnace; type heating of fuel(s) used; where wood is obtained; coal supplies cost; type of hot water heating; cleaning and testing of furnace; insulation type and usage; plans for changing fuel and/or using back-up fuel(s); most and least expensive fuel; thermostat temperature; air conditioning use; miles traveled to work; method of getting to work; employee car pool programs; public transportation; CONNSAVE program; personal energy conservation methods; attitudes toward energy conservation; state support for low interest energy improvement loans; decontrol of natural gas prices; decision making regarding energy conservation purchases and day to day measures; probable responses to increased gasoline and heating oil prices; legislation requiring landlords to make energy saving improvements.

Media/File Reports:

7312 (CD-ROM)
7313 (CD-ROM)
7396 (CD-Rom)
7397 (CD-Rom)
9002 (USB Flask Drive)
9003 (USB Flask Drive)
9004 (SSCC network drive)