"I think we should get back to our discussion of whether the Thousand Home Challenge should embrace a two-tiered system. Personally, I think it is a great idea for a number of reasons.
1. It would get more people involved in the process. Easier…"
"Yes, Bruce, I think that deciding what you will do to conserve yourself, rather than being told (or nagged) makes a huge difference - so I'm not surprised to hear that your table conversation was very motivating. Now if the kids get…"
"Congratulations Bruce - what an impressive effort. A 62% reduction in gas, and 100% reduction in electric by my calculations.
Love that the whole family was involved! Very curious how the kids contributed.
I wanted to clarify the…"
"Welcome to the 1000 Home Challenge group, Nickie. As the project moves out from the pilot phase, much of interest will emerge! At any time, send me nominations for the Resources section of the group's page."
Linda Wigington distinguished between deep retrofits & deep energy reductions, thus expanding the range of strategies & tactics from which we might propose when engaging with people, the ones who choose.See More
Welcome to the 1000 Home Challenge group, Nickie. As the project moves out from the pilot phase, much of interest will emerge! At any time, send me nominations for the Resources section of the group's page.
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A good example of using humor to educate homeowners about saving water, from the Rising Sun Energy Center. RSEC offers No-Cost Energy and Water Assessments to NorCal residents through its California Youth Energy Services summer program.