The Alliance to Save Energy’s PowerSave Campus program is a student-led initiative that educates the campus community on energy efficiency, achieves energy savings, and encourages the next generation of energy efficiency professionals through:
Infusing energy and energy efficiency concepts into academic curricula is a key component of the PowerSave Campus program. Alliance to Save Energy staff convene a faculty advisory group 1-2 times per year, host an academic infusion online forum, and also work to augment existing and new courses in a variety of departments.
PowerSave Campus promotes energy efficiency outreach through educational campaigns. These include but are not limited to green festivals, tabling events, educational posters, and monthly campus newsletters about program activities.
Realizing measurable energy savings through research into and implementation of energy efficiency best practices, educational campaigns, and facilitation of retrofits. Projects include but are not limited to energy and water competitions, fume hood “shut the sash” campaigns, showerhead retrofits, and dining energy assessments.