How are the patrols going? What has been the reception? Do you think you’re changing behavior in your school? Are you keeping your data for trend analysis in Step 5? Are you keeping your data for trend analysis in Step 5? How might we improve our monthly audits?
So what are fossil fuels anyway? And what are the implications of using them unwisely?
So…. What do we do? Renewable Energy Conservation YOUR Ecological Footprint
Step 4… 1 st year E=USE 2 Schools : Energy School Improvement Project 2 nd year E=USE 2 Schools : Water School Improvement Project KAW Excellence in Water Education Award Classroom Checklists LiveGreen Lexington Games
Instructional Leadership Energy Water Green Spaces Solid Waste Transportation Hazardous Chemicals Health & Safety Indoor Air Quality
Project ideas Modify computer shutdown schedule VendingMiser LED Exit Signs CFL light bulbs Timed power strips Energy Carnival No Idling CWSES Pledge Drive 2.06 lbs of CO 2 /kWh 40 kWH/computer
Purchase and install faucet motion detectors Trout in the Classroom program Plant native plants in a nearby stream riparian zone Stencil nearby storm drains Nearby stream cleanup Water conservation awareness campaign Participation in the KY American Water Excellence in Water Education program
KGHS SMART Form Specific 1. What are the goals for this improvement project? Please be specific. 2. What are the steps for this improvement project? Please be specific. 3. How will your school achieve these goals and steps? Please be specific and provide examples. 4. Who will be involved in this improvement project? (E.g. teachers, support staff, students in Gr. 5, parents, administration) 5. How will improvement project opportunities and ideas be shared with all members of your school community? Please be specific and provide examples. Measurable 6. What are the measurable outcomes for this improvement project? Measurable outcomes should be specific and attainable. (E.g. Decreasing energy use (i.e., increasing efficiency) by 5% by doing A, B and C.) 7. How will the outcomes be measured? Please be specific and provide examples. Attainable 8. How did your team determine that the steps and goals of this project are realistic? Results 9. How will the progress of this improvement project be evaluated? Please be specific and provide examples. 10. What documentation will you submit to summarize the improvement project results? Timeline 11. What is the timeline for this improvement project? Provide an outline of the tentative timeline for the steps of this improvement project.
E=USE 2 Classroom Checklist Lights out Before school After school Special/Planning Period Lunch Monitors, projectors, printers off when not in use Personal appliances off & unplugged when not in use Doors closed During class When room is unoccupied Windows closed When heat or cooling on E=USE 2... Lights off when sun provides enough light Blinds/shades closed to reduce heat from sun on warmer days Blinds/shades open to admit heat from sun on cooler days Vents unobstructed so heating and cooling can freely enter room Room arranged for best energy usage Thermostat No electronic equipment within five feet Reduce, reuse and recycle Use power strips if you have one to eliminate phantom loads Use CFLs in desk lamps
CHANGE THE WORLD, START WITH ENERGY STAR® “My family and I pledge to do our part to save energy and help fight global warming.” First Name* _______________________ E-mail* _____________________ Zip Code* ________________________ (*) indicates required field I pledge to: Replace at least one light in my home with an ENERGY STAR® qualified one. How many bulbs do you plan to replace with an ENERGY STAR® qualified bulb? (up to 50)___________ Make my home heating and cooling system work better. I will: Set or program my thermostat to save energy while I’m asleep or away from home Have my heating and cooling equipment tuned-up by a professional and change my air filter Seal obvious leaks and repair disconnections in my home’s duct system Make sure my home is well sealed and insulated. I will: Seal my home’s envelope (outer walls, ceiling, windows, doors, and floors) with caulk, spray foam, or weather stripping, and add insulation to the attic. Choose ENERGY STAR® qualified equipment for my home office. I plan to purchase a(n): Computer Monitor Multi-Function Device Fax Ink-Jet Printer Enable my ENERGY STAR® computer and monitor to sleep while I’m away. Choose ENERGY STAR® qualified products for my kitchen and laundry. I plan to purchase a: Clothes Washer Dish Washer Refrigerator I will recycle my old refrigerator I will purchase ENERGY STAR Holiday Lights