Water and energy management in schools. Water management in schools. Is your school water efficient?. A water efficient primary school uses between 3-9 litres a student a day A water efficient secondary school uses between 9-12 litres a student a day. How much does water cost?.
account for up to 70% of water use.
School water management can be
Note: Stormwater can also be a sustainability issue in schools leading to direct impacts on local waterways. Stormwater can be managed and taught as an aspect of waste or water education by conducting a stormwater drain audit, spraying positive signs on drains, conducting litter surveys and educating students about where waste goes.
Improve school water efficiency by:
See Observatory Hill EEC and Sydney Water website for more details
NSW DEC Energy efficiency – electricity consumption
With our increased use of technology enhanced learning, we need to consider how we can support DEC’s targets to reduce our schools carbon footprints?
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Watch Our watts - a curriculum project for Stage 3 focussing on a design brief for school energy efficiency .
Watts Workout – a game to show how much energy different appliances use?
Powermate – a device which shows the kilowatt hours of appliances
There are opportunities to use the DEC Sustainability Action Process in energy efficiency programs like: