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October 11 - October 25, 2017
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michael reynolds

WSHS Wildcats Ecology Period 9

POINTS TOTAL

  • 0 TODAY
  • 0 THIS WEEK
  • 720 TOTAL

participant impact

  • UP TO
    2.2
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • UP TO
    7
    lightbulbs
    replaced

michael's actions

Energy

Replace Manual Thermostats

I will replace manual thermostats with programmable ones.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Energy

Upgrade Heating & Cooling Units

I will replace inefficient heating and cooling units.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Energy

Power Down the Computer

I will power down my computer and monitor when not using it for more than 2 hours, saving up to (1.1) lbs of CO2 per day that I do this.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Install Alternative Energy

I will install alternative energy systems, such as solar electric systems or solar water heaters.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Energy

Upgrade My Windows

I will upgrade the windows or weatherstripping in my home or office to reduce air leaks and save on energy costs.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Energy

Organize a Course

I will organize one of NWEI's discussion courses, such as 'Powering a Bright Future', with family, friends, or classmates.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Energy

Consider Switching to an Electric Vehicle

I will research or test drive an electric car or bike.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Energy

Choose LED Bulbs

I will replace 7 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Energy

Turn it off

I will keep lights, electronics, and appliances turned off when not using them.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Online Energy Audit

I will complete an online energy audit of my home, office, or dorm room and identify my next steps for saving energy.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Energy

Switch to Cold Water

I will switch to washing my clothes in cold water, saving up to 1,600 lbs of C02 over the course of the next year.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Energy

Use an Energy Meter

I will use an energy meter to monitor my energy use and identify opportunities to save power.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Energy

Disable Screen Savers

I will disable screen savers and will put the computer to sleep instead, saving up to 28% more energy.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Energy

Heat and Cool Naturally

I will naturally heat and cool my house, office, or dorm room by opening or closing my windows, curtains, and blinds, and by using fans.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Energy

Choose Clean/Renewable Energy

I will sign up for my utility company's clean/renewable energy option.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Energy

Adjust the Thermostat

I will adjust my thermostat down 2 degrees from usual when I use the heat, and up 2 degrees when I use air conditioning.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

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