U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
EERE Communication Standards & Guidelines
Analysis and Usability Templates and Examples
Here you will find custom templates and EERE-specific examples you can use to plan, conduct, and report on your usability and analysis activities. These templates are examples of forms you might use, but you are not required to use them for EERE products.
For more information on the usability techniques associated with these templates, see EERE's Usability and Analysis Techniques Guidebook.
Statistics and Search Log Analysis
Interviews and Focus Groups
Click Analysis (Using Crazy Egg)
Customer Profiles and Personas
- Usability review (template) – Suggested guidelines to use in evaluating EERE sites and a template for collecting your findings and reporting your results
Planning Your Test
- Test planning spreadsheet – Core planning document, used to keep track of research questions, user tasks, business goals, scenarios, and pre/post test questions. Includes examples of typical pre- and post-test questions.
- Process and materials list – Comprehensive list of the steps and materials typically used in usability testing studies; can be modified as necessary to help you keep track of the process and materials for your particular study.
Preparing Test Materials
Analysis and Reporting