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Watts-Ville K-3 interactive board game about energy conservation
http://eversourceinschool.com/watts-ville/index.html
Watts-Ville™ is an interactive life-size board game for grades K-3 that teaches students about energy efficiency and the importance of saving energy.
NEXT.cc journey>>Green Dollhouse
http://www.next.cc/journey/discovery/green-dollhouse
NEXT.cc presents a series of activities to explore designing green dollhouses.
K-12 Energy Lesson Plans and Unit Ideas from EERE
http://www.eere.energy.gov/education/lessonplans/
The US Department of Energy, office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy offers 350 lessons on energy efficiency and renewable energy. They're organized by grade level and topic -- biomass, geothermal, fuel cells, ocean energy, solar power, transportation fuels, wind energy, and energy efficiency and conservation. Learn about passive solar buildings, advanced photovoltaics, or basic wind turbines. Take an energy awareness quiz. Estimate your carbon footprint; find ways to reduce it.
Light Boss for dimming and controlling HID lamps
http://www.lightboss.com/
Schools that can't afford to replace high intensity discharge lamps (common in gyms and parking lots) may be able to afford this new technology that can dim HID lamps, saving energy and prolonging bulb life. The system can also integrate motion/occupancy detectors and timing schedules.
Efficiency Maine
http://www.efficiencymaine.com/
Efficiency Maine is a statewide effort to promote the more efficient use of electricity, help Maine residents and businesses reduce energy costs, and improve Maine's environment. Efficiency Maine is funded by electricity consumers and administered by the Maine Public Utilities Commission (Commission). Efficiency Maine offers builder certification and training on energy management, systems, and building.
Six Degree Challenge
http://sixdegreechallenge.org
An educational campaign about energy-efficiency for consumers.
High Performance Federal Buildings
http://www.eere.energy.gov/femp/highperformance/
The Federal Energy Management Program tracks how federal agencies are improving their energy impact. This site exhibits samples of the best federal facilities energy-wise.
Energy Efficiency US DOE
http://www.eere.energy.gov/EE/
Building for Social Responibility, Vermont
http://www.bsr-vt.org/
Massachusetts Energy Efficiency Partnership
http://www.maeep.org/
A partnership between industry, utilities, government, and researchers.
Green Building Initiative
http://www.mtpc.org/services/utilities/townselect.aspx
This site will help you find the utilities for your town or city and contact information for available energy efficiency programs in your area, and whether building projects in the town are eligible for Green Buildings Program. [from the site]
Rebuild America - Energy Smart Schools
http://www.rebuild.org/sectors/ess/index.asp
Energized Learning: How to Use the Energized ...
http://energizedlearning.lbl.gov/t_how.html
Home Energy Magazine Online
http://www.homeenergy.org/about.html
Standby Power Home Page
http://standby.lbl.gov/
Lawrence Berkeley Lab's articles about "vampire devices," home appliances that use power when they're turned off. They use a small but significant portion of the energy going into a typical American home.
American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy
http://www.aceee.org/
Consortium for Energy Efficiency
http://www.cee1.org/
The CEE promotes energy-efficient products and services nationally. They maintain a database of studies of energy-efficient schools, along with databases of other sites.
Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships
http://www.neep.org/
NEEP promulgates "High Performance Schools," schools that are energy efficient, safe, clean, and well lit.
eesmarts An Energy Efficiency Learning Initiative
http://www.eesmarts.com/ct/index.asp
Connecticut Teachers: free grade-specific curricula (currently 1-7), workshops including standards correlations, and field trips to the two Smart Living Centers in Orange and Newington.

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