10 Aug '11, 3pm

Green: Imparting Energy Smarts to Young Consumers

Imparting Energy Smarts to Young Consumers By JIM WITKIN Zillowatt Kits for schools in Palo Alto feature superheroes who fight for energy conservation. While some members of Congress lament the prospect of switching to energy-efficient light bulbs , one California nonprofit, Zilowatt , is spreading the energy conservation message at a grass-roots level. The group, whose motto is “Start Small,” wants to change energy habits by teaching consumers in grades K to 12 that the best light bulb is one that’s turned off. Zilowatt, based in Palo Alto, has worked with a handful of school districts in the San Francisco Bay Area and will supply interactive educational kits to the Palo Alto schools this fall for an outreach program sponsored by the city’s utility department . The hope is the kids will bring these conservation habits home and educate their parents. Zilowatt was started i...

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Imparting Energy Smarts to Young Consumers

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Imparting Energy Smarts to Young Consumers By JIM WITKIN Zillowatt Kits for schools in Palo Alto feature superheroes who f...

Imparting Energy Smarts to Young Consumers

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