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  • PIRG Energy Service Corps - Home
    1 thing to save energy every day Our Mission PIRG Energy Service Corps is a joint program of the U S PIRG Education Fund and AmeriCorps that works to educate and engage communities around energy efficiency Locations PIRG Energy Service Corps is active in two states Choose your state and community from the map below to get information on our local program in your area California Colorado San Francisco Palo Alto San Diego Irvine Los Angeles Riverside Claremont Santa Barbara Merced Santa Cruz Davis Denver Boulder Greeley Fort Collins Colorado Springs News RSS CALPIRG helps homes save energy More Greening the Greeks campaign begins at UC Davis More Claremont Colleges Students Spread Word on Energy Savings During Spring Breaks More UC Davis Greek Fraternities Making Steps to Go Green More More News Student Profile Jim Laven University of Colorado Denver As a part time AmeriCorps member with CoPIRG s Energy Service Corps and a student at the University of Colorado Denver Jim Laven spearheads the community campus energy survey and energy efficiency upgrade effort on campus Launching the project s Green Office program he and a corps of volunteers aim to perform energy surveys of every academic department and building

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  • PIRG Energy Service Corps - Our Story
    way to cut down on all of these problems is to use less energy and making our buildings more efficient is a big part of that Buildings consume nearly 40 of the nation s total energy in heating cooling and electricity use But it doesn t need to be that high we lose a ton of energy through old inefficient buildings and appliances Beyond the environmental problems this problem causes it puts an enormous burden on our pocketbooks Families are having to make tough choices between putting food on the table and paying gas and electric bills For example electricity shutoffs in California increased by 17 6 last year We know that people in the community want to save energy cut the cost of their energy bills and make their homes warmer but for most people doing that seems out of reach and costly But in fact there are actually a lot of opportunities right now to make our buildings more efficient PIRG Energy Service Corps takes the mystery out of energy efficiency We give people the tools and knowledge they need to stop energy from seeping out the cracks in the windows serve their immediate needs and act as

    Original URL path: http://energyservicecorps.org/about-us (2016-04-29)
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  • PIRG Energy Service Corps - Our Program
    there are tons of government programs that can help people out Our education program informs people about how they can decrease their energy use and lets them know about programs available to help them and how reducing their energy use can help their financial bottom line as well as the environment Service In addition to education we also work to implement energy saving measures in people s homes right away

    Original URL path: http://energyservicecorps.org/program (2016-04-29)
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  • PIRG Energy Service Corps - Get Involved
    or intern with us on campus Schedule a free energy assessment for your home or business Schedule a Free K 12 Educational Lesson for your classroom or group If you re a local organization or business you can partner with us Come to one of our upcoming events Sign up to get our updates about the program Donate to support our program Get Involved Volunteer Internship Opportunities Schedule a Free

    Original URL path: http://energyservicecorps.org/get-involved (2016-04-29)
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  • PIRG Energy Service Corps - Results
    college campuses More than 2 350 volunteers and AmeriCorps members served in their local communities this year from educating students and residents about energy use to organizing service projects to help homeowners businesses and community groups waste less energy and save more money on their monthly bills Last year these members and volunteers conducted over 5 580 energy assessments and educated over 39 500 students in the classroom this year we ve working to double our impact working with local leaders and volunteers to help us all save energy save the environment and save money all at the same time This year we ve held 9 11 Day of Service events that brought 56 volunteers out to local neighborhoods around 4 Colorado campuses we ve launched our K 12 education program returning to Denver s Place Bridge Academy s after school program working with the Boulder schools to reduce their energy use and putting on a week of energy education across California schools educating a whole elementary school in Riverside and half a high school in Modesto CALPIRG ENERGY SERVICE CORPS Accomplishments from our work in California 2010 2011 CoPIRG ENERGY SERVICE CORPS Accomplishments from our work in Colorado 2010

    Original URL path: http://energyservicecorps.org/results (2016-04-29)
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  • PIRG Energy Service Corps - Our Locations
    Us Our Program Get Involved Results Our Locations Our Locations Please choose your state from the list on the right to see what PIRG Energy Service Corps is doing in your community Our Locations California Colorado Find us on facebook

    Original URL path: http://energyservicecorps.org/locations (2016-04-29)
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  • PIRG Energy Service Corps - NJPIRG's Energy Service Corps Celebrates "25 Days of Service"
    drafty homes Throughout 25 Days of Service volunteers from college campuses high schools and the community put in hard work to seal cracks around windows doors change old light bulbs to CFLs and give residents tips on how to save even more energy The 25 Days culminated in a press conference to celebrate the success of the project and the weatherization of 103 homes Speakers included Mayor Cory Booker Deputy

    Original URL path: http://energyservicecorps.org/top-news/njpirgs-energy-service-corps-celebrates-25-days-of-service (2016-04-29)
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  • PIRG Energy Service Corps - WISPIRG's Energy Service Corps Educates Over 2,000 Children
    of Wisconsin visiting schools and after school programs in Madison Green Bay Milwaukee and Racine Children were able to participate in hands on lessons about energy including games of Electric Charades and a simulation game to explore global consumption of energy resources energy conservation and sustainability A second group will travel to Oshkosh Stevens Point Eau Claire and La Crosse during the week of March 21 That group anticipates working

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