How does saving energy help you and the environment?

When it comes to using and saving energy, knowledge is power. Learn good reasons to save energy, and what you can do right now to help protect the environment and use energy more wisely.
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Core concepts are presented in the Information Sheets and Video. Interactive materials provide online experiences that reinforce the material. Worksheets test your knowledge. Activities and Experiments provide opportunities for hands-on learning.

Kids and Conservation (5.2MB Flash)

Watts Up (8.0MB Flash)

How We Use Energy (914K pdf)

Saving Energy: What Can Your Family Do? (457K pdf)

Saving Energy: What Can Government and Industry Do? (479K pdf)

Energy Conservation Room By Room (419K pdf)

Draftometer (169K pdf)

Ice Cube Insulation (162K pdf)

Insulation (210K pdf)

Compare Shower and Bath (192K pdf)

Compare Light Bulbs (197K pdf)