Energy Conservation Checklists & Tools
Energy Conservation is one of the seven Environmental Pathways you can choose towards gaining recognition as a Green Star School. These efforts may also help you qualify for recognition as a state or federal Green Ribbon School.
Use the checklists, audit tools, action project ideas, and lesson plans to engage your students, teachers, parents, and staff in saving energy, promoting renewable energy, and tracking progress at your school. These files are downloadable MS-Word and Excel files.
Energy Checklist - This checklist includes action project ideas for students, staff, teachers, and facility and operations managers, as well as links to online calculator tools, 25 lesson plans from NEED, Alliance for Climate Education, Facing the Future, US Dept of Energy, EPA and several others.
Energy Audit Tool (high school and adults)
Energy Walk-through Assessment (high school and adults)
Energy Audit Tool (elementary)
Energy Audit Tally Sheet (elementary)
Check out our "How to do Hands-on Audits" page for more information on engaging your students of all ages in doing environmental audits of your school campus.
Use some of these simple on-line calculators from our Environmental Footprint Calculators page to estimate your carbon footprint.