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					           Affirming & Envisioning Sustainable Practices at EdCC

                         Energy Efficiency:
      Saving Energy, Saving Money & Saving Our Environment
                        Thursday, Nov. 19th
                             SNO 304A
                            12:30 – 2 pm




I. Introduction/Background: Alison Pugh, EdCC Sustainability Researcher

II.     Presentations on Energy Efficiency:
         • Laura McCrae from Snohomish County PUD will talk about
             power in the region
         • Kevin McKay, EdCC VP for Finance and Operations, will talk
             about our Investment Grade Audit (ESCO)
         • PS Reilly, Next Gen Today Consultant, will talk about our
             greenhouse gas (carbon footprint) inventory

III.    Q & A -- moderated by Alison Pugh

IV.     Closing/Wrap Up/Next Steps
Energy Efficiency and Climate Change Resources & Websites
Books:
Brown, Lester. Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization, 2008
Durning, Alan. Green Collar Jobs: Working in the New Northwest, 1999
Gore, Al. Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis, 2009
Jones, Van. The Green Collar Economy, 2008
Kolbert, Elizabeth. Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature and Climate Change, 2006
McDonough, William and Michael Braungart. Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make
Things, 2002.
Randolph, John and Gilbert M. Masters. Energy for Sustainability textbook, 2008
Steffen, Alex, ed. World Changing: A User’s Guide for the 21st Century.
Turner, Wayne C. Energy Management Handbook, 2004

Articles:
Chu, Steven, Secretary of Energy. “Weatherization: Saving Money by Saving Energy”
www.huffingtonpost.com/steven-chu/weatherization-saving-mon_b_339935.html
Hannah Choi Granade et al. “Unlocking Energy Efficiency in the U.S. Economy”
http://www.mckinsey.com/clientservice/electricpowernaturalgas/downloads/us_energy_ef
ficiency_full_report.pdf (July 2009)

Websites:
EdCC:
www.edcc.edu/sustain <http://www.edcc.edu/sustain>
www.edcc.edu/energy <http://www.edcc.edu/energy>

Energy Efficiency:
ww.energystar.gov/
http://www.eere.energy.gov/
www.energy.gov/energyefficiency/index.htm
http://www.buyenergyefficient.org/
http://www.whitehouse.gov/issues/energy-and-environment
Track your home energy use: http://www.microsoft-hohm.com/

Carbon, Climate & Energy:
http://www.whrc.org/carbon/index.htm - understanding the carbon cycle
http://www.theenergylibrary.com/climateenergyprimer
http://www.climatesolutions.org/
http://www.carbonwarroom.com/
carbon calculator: www.carbonfootprint.com <http://www.carbonfootprint.com>

Other Schools Exploring Sustainable Solutions:
UC—Berkeley Climate Action Plan: http://sustainability.berkeley.edu/calcap/
UC –Berkeley Energy Conservation Plan:
www.facilities.berkeley.edu/GreenBuildings/use_savings.html
UC - Davis Campus Computing Energy Solutions:
http://sustainability.ucdavis.edu/grants/awards.html#computing
St. Olaf College Wind Turbine: http://www.stolaf.edu/about/sustainability/

				
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