LightsOn Survey

Thank you for participating in our survey. Your answers are confidential and your personal information will not be disclosed to any third parties.

Questions about Your Job

What is your job title?

Briefly describe your job.

What company or university department do you work for?

What is your physical scope of work (with regards to lighting)?
Floor/Section of a building
Entire building
Entire campus/group of buildings

What is the name of the building? (Leave blank if your physical scope is an entire campus or group of buildings.)

Questions about Your Tasks

What tasks do you do on a typical day of work relating to lighting? (check all that apply)
Pay lighting bills
Monitor energy usage of lights
Look for ways to improve energy efficiency of lights
Turn lights on/off manually
Schedule lights to be turned on/off automatically
Do an in-person inspection of lights, looking for burn outs and other problems
Receive a report of a lighting problem from an occupant of the building
Report a lighting problem to someone who will schedule maintenance work
Contact a maintenance person directly to come in a fix a lighting problem
Perform the actual maintenance work on lights yourself

Please list any additional lighting tasks that you perform that are not listed above:

About what percentage of time per day do you devote to lighting tasks?
0 - 10%
11% - 25%
26% - 50%
51% - 75%
76% - 100%

What lighting tasks do you think are the most critical?

What lighting tasks do you do most frequently?

What lighting tasks do you get most frustrated with and why?

How many lighting repair requests do your receive or report per week?

Questions about What Features You Might Like

If you could change something about how the lighting systems currently work today, what would it be?

On a scale of 0 to 5, how useful would it be for you to see how much lighting energy is being used at a given location?

Not Useful 0 1 2 3 4 5 Very Useful           N/A

At what level of detail would you like to see this information? (check all that apply)
Individual Lights
Groups of Lights within a Room
Multiple Buildings

On a scale of 0 to 5, how useful would it be for you to be alerted automatically when a light burns out or breaks?

Not Useful 0 1 2 3 4 5 Very Useful           N/A

On a scale of 0 to 5, how useful would it be for you to schedule certain lights or groups of lights to automatically turn on and off?

Not Useful 0 1 2 3 4 5 Very Useful           N/A

If there were a software interface with features for monitoring and scheduling lights, which of the following options would best describe your usage of the interface?
Login every day
Login occasionally to check things out
Login on a regular basis, such as once a month, to perform routine tasks
Login only in response to a lighting problem or crisis
Login only to set up or change schedules or preferences and then only occasionally

What features of a lighting software interface would you want?

Questions about Your Computer and Technology Usage at Work

How many hours per work day do you spend on your computer?
0-1 hours
2-4 hours
5-6 hours
7+ hours

During your work day, how do people contact you regarding work-related matters? (check all that apply)
Cell Phone
Regular Telephone
In Person

Personal Questions

On a scale of 0 to 10, how important is energy conservation to you?

  0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
Not Important Very Important

What is your name?

What is your age?

What is your gender?
Male Female

What is the highest level of education you have completed?
Some High School
High School Diploma / GED
Some College
Associate's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Would be be okay for us to contact you with follow up questions?
Yes No