If there is one word that we in the water conservation world dread the most, it’s the “D” word. You’ve undoubtedly heard the term; it’s on every news channel from local to national and even international stations as soon as those hot summer months hit the forecast. You know, those months where the lush green landscapes we love to play in are being threatened by the crispy brown edges that signify a lack of moisture. The same months where the lakes we count on for a refreshing swim start to lose their springtime high water levels. Maybe you already know where I’m going with this, but if you’re not getting warm yet, let me help. The “D” word that I’m referring to, one of the largest topics of conversation during those high-temperature...
When you step into the classroom of today, you readily witness the evidence of technology. From kindergarten to college, the learning environment is surrounded by electronic teaching and learning devices. Students have the ability to learn about the complexities of energy and water conservation from their home or classroom.
The term “engagement” seems to have landed itself onto this decade’s list of popular buzzwords. Whether it is in business or in our daily lives, the term is used (and used often) to describe how we interact with a brand, product or concept.
At its core, the term is used to describe the model of how information is passed back and forth between a provider and a consumer, as opposed to information being projected at a consumer with zero reciprocation.
Surely, a working Energy Efficiency Education Program relies on the numbers: data, reporting, cost effectiveness, forecasting. A winning formula based on proven math, right? The answer may surprise you.
What’s in the secret sauce? What’s your recipe to success? Simply, what sets you apart and keeps your business afloat?
The energy efficiency arena is a competitive one – faced with different market challenges and aggressive goals. Resource Action Programs® (RAP) shares the space with leading implementers, like our expert partner, Franklin Energy. Still, we exist and thrive in our own aisle.
We see it and utter it so often, “Our youth are like sponges, soaking up knowledge and absorbing everything around them.” Student government. Martial arts. Drama club. Soccer. Music lessons. No matter if it’s interscholastic or intramural activities, they are learning, doing…and sharing their experiences (1).