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Teaching Primary and Secondary Energy in the Classroom

April 10, 2020
One of the most common questions we get and one of the biggest concerns we try to address at Watt Watchers of Texas is the difference between primary and secondary energy. In order to effectively teach your students about the many benefits of participating in the reduction of your school’s energy consumption, they must first […]
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Creating an Energy Savings Plan for Your School

March 23, 2020
When running a school--no matter where or what grade levels--there is far more to it than planning curricula and making sure that students attend class and are successful. Administrators and teachers must also consider certain factors such as financial resources and the ways that funds are allocated throughout the school. Just like the normal operation […]
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Changing Air Filters

March 16, 2020
Heating and cooling consume about half of the energy in an average household. Therefore, knowing smart ways to make decisions about your heating and ventilating systems can impact your utility bills greatly. Replacing a dirty filter, for example, is a simple way to increase the efficiency of your cooling or heating system, decrease the cost of your utility bill, and increase the life of your HVAC unit.
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Daylight Saving Time

March 9, 2020
Watt Watchers is an energy efficiency program designed to help schools and families save energy and money. Over the decades, Texas school districts that participate in the Watt Watcher energy patrols have saved thousands (and, in some cases, hundreds of thousands) of dollars in energy costs each year. History of Daylight Saving Time In 1784, Benjamin […]
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What Is Energy Education and How Do We Use It?

March 3, 2020
Energy conservation is an extremely important topic, and everyone--no matter their age--needs to be aware of how to conserve energy, why to conserve energy, and what the outcome of a successful conservation program will be. While it is true that adults are in charge of such things as paying the bills and other aspects of […]
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Ways to Save Energy in the Classroom

February 25, 2020
Looking for new ways to teach your class how to save energy at school? Watt Watchers can help! It is more important than ever before to protect our environment by conserving energy in any and every way we can. From our homes to our children’s schools, conservation efforts should be enacted to save valuable resources […]
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