Category Archives: energy efficiency

National Green Week Contests and Prizes!

National Green Week is a time to make your students aware of important sustainability topics and get them excited to do their part to make a difference! What better way to drum up enthusiasm than with a fun and educational contest? This … Continue reading

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2013 T-Shirt Design Contest Theme and Prizes Have Been Announced!

This year, the t-shirt design contest is going to be bigger and better than ever! This fun and creative contest, part of the Green Energy Challenge, is offered to K-5 students in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New York thanks to … Continue reading

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How to Participate in the Green Energy Challenge for National Green Week 2013!

Hooray! National Green Week kicks off today! Have you selected your dates and sustainability theme? Keep reading to dive deep into what GEF has to offer through the Green Energy Challenge! Don’t forget that ANY week between now and the end … Continue reading

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Energy Efficiency Resources and Tools

National Grid, our Green Energy Challenge sponsor, is a leader in empowering energy efficient customers. Check out some of their great resources and tools that can help you save energy and money! Plus, a great program to fast-track high school students toward … Continue reading

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National Green Week – Spotlight on the Green Energy Challenge

The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that schools could save up to 50% of their energy costs by adopting fairly simple energy-saving measures and renovations. Some estimates suggest that a 25% reduction in energy costs would save $1.5 billion! Not … Continue reading

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Get Involved in the Green Apple Day of Service!

The Green Apple Day of Service on Sept. 29, 2012 is an opportunity for you to highlight the important work your organization does to create healthy and sustainable learning places. Service projects are already planned and registered at schools across the country and … Continue reading

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