Saving energy by reducing consumption in Texas is a job that every person at every age can help to participate in and create a better world. At Watt Watchers of Texas, we want to bring energy-saving and conservation efforts into the schools and classrooms throughout the state. That is why we have developed the Student […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]