Becoming more energy efficient is a task that everyone should actively participate in and understand why it is important. While adults can clearly see the benefits of energy efficiency reflected in their utility bills, children may have a more difficult time understanding the significance. But that does not mean they should not play their part! […]
There are hundreds of energy resources available online to help you homeschool. While some are behind a paywall, we're happy to keep providing the Watt Watchers program for free during this time thanks to the generosity and support from our sponsors and partners. You may be intimidated by the very idea of homeschooling. However, it's […]
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.