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CenterPoint Energy Sustainable Schools Program August 2012 – June 2013 School Year. Program Overview. Energy conservation program offered by CenterPoint Energy at no cost for selected high schools Program goals are to: Raise awareness for energy conservation

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program overview
Program Overview
  • Energy conservation program offered by CenterPoint Energy at no cost for selected high schools
  • Program goals are to:
    • Raise awareness for energy conservation
    • Change behavior to have a positive impact on the environment
    • Promote energy savings
  • 1st School Year: August 2012 – June 2013
program services
Program Services
  • Work with staff to promote energy efficiency awareness school-wide
  • Educational material and activities are provided for participating students (high school physical science) on:
    • Concept of energy
    • Understanding of energy conservation
    • Methods of reducing energy consumption
  • Educational materials are designed to align with TEKS guidelines
program services cont d
Program Services (cont’d)
  • Applied activities enhance the lessons:
    • School building energy audits
    • Home energy conservation activities
    • Round table discussions
    • Promotional initiatives
  • Training & on-going support provided for participating teachers
  • Select schools receive expert energy assessment targeting low-cost operational changes
school energy audits
School Energy Audits
  • Each participating school is loaned a basic energy audit kit
  • Participating teachers conduct energy audits with their students
  • Students create energy audit reports

School Kit Contents: - Light meter- Watt meter- Infrared temperature sensor

- Incandescent light bulb- Compact fluorescent light bulb- Screw-in adapters

customer eligibility
Customer Eligibility
  • High schools (9th – 12th grades)
  • Public or private schools
  • CenterPoint Energy’s electric service territory
  • Commitment for active participation in the Program
  • Significant energy savings potential (for expert energy assessment)
  • CenterPoint Energy approval (limited enrollment this year)
program benefits
Program Benefits
  • Requires no financial obligation for schools
  • Educates and empowers students
  • Helps schools achieve energy & cost savings
  • Provides innovative lessons & activities
  • Provides teacher training & support
  • Encourages environmentally-conscious behavior
  • Promotes school’s accomplishments
school s responsibilities
School’s Responsibilities
  • Identify staff to participate in the Program
  • Ensure participation of staff and students
  • Encourage energy conservation awareness throughout the school
  • Ensure proper use of program materials
  • Implementation of Owner-selected low cost energy efficiency improvements
  • Promote the school’s Program success within the community
program responsibilities
Program Responsibilities
  • Provide educational materials & recommended activities on energy conservation
  • Provide training & on-going support to appropriate school staff
  • Provide school energy audit kit for student audits
  • Provide expert energy assessment of select schools to identify low cost improvements
  • Provide assistance in promoting the school’s Program success within the community
program steps
Program Steps
  • Fill out & submit customer application
  • If approved, sign Memorandum of Understanding
  • Attend kick-off meeting/teacher training
  • Conduct the Program at the school
    • Classroom lessons
    • Classroom activities
    • At-home activities
    • School-wide initiatives
  • Promote Program success community-wide
contact information
Contact Information
  • Willdan Energy Solutions Project Manager
  • Jennifer Varnau
  • 713-206-0754
  • jvarnau@willdan.com
  • CenterPoint Energy Project Manager
  • Cheryl Bowman
  • 713-207-5631www.centerpointenergyefficiency.com