Tag: save energy

Reducing School Energy Use, Part 2: Getting to work on our goals

April 12, 2012 | By | 3 Replies More
Reducing School Energy Use, Part 2: Getting to work on our goals

  My energy club has decided to take action to reduce the amount of energy used at our school. I am journaling our steps and progress here at the IEA website to possibly serve as a template that can be used by others who would like to do something similar at their schools. If you are […]

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One Bold Vision

January 6, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
One Bold Vision

The latest edition of the Wharton Magazine features one of the boldest books I’ve seen in a long time. In “Sustainability: The Future of Value”, Wharton MBA Eric Lowitt takes on a brutal uphill battle, arguing that sustainability is actually critical to the success of a firm. While many firms commit resources to “appearing” sustainable […]

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IEA Launches Business Spotlight

January 1, 2012 | By | Reply More
IEA Launches Business Spotlight

All of us at the International Energy Alliance are pleased to announce our new Business Spotlight area of this website (located on the black navigation bar). As energy-friendly technology becomes more refined and cost-effective, many companies have decided it is now time to invest in and implement cost and energy saving technologies. Business Spotlight focuses on […]

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Daylight Savings Time Saves Energy

November 8, 2011 | By | Reply More
Daylight Savings Time Saves Energy

There are many reasons for daylight savings time, but the biggest reason is to save energy. How old is the daylight savings time concept? The daylight savings concept was around even back when our country was first formed and it was proposed by Benjamin Franklin in 1784 in an essay he wrote, “An Economical Project […]

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Jserra Energy Survey

September 11, 2011 | By | 4 Replies More

In spring of last school year, my energy club conducted a brief survey of our teachers to determine their energy use habits. We conducted the surveys face-to-face. Out of 60 classrooms we managed to actually contact 45 teachers. We had two goals behind our survey. One was to see if the survey would perhaps change teacher energy […]

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Save Energy at Home

August 17, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More

Just got this off MSN.com. Thought the tips were interesting.

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