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  • PIRG Energy Service Corps - College Students Help Weatherize Homes
    Services The homes are located on Annandale Avenue and the purpose of the students project was to weatherize these homes and make them more energy efficient These Energy Service Corps projects serve areas where much of the housing is in severe need of energy efficiency and weatherization upgrades During the week the students installed weather stripping to help seal doors and windows prepped for insulation in attics caulked around windows

    Original URL path: http://energyservicecorps.org/recent-stories/college-students-help-weatherize-homes (2016-04-29)
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  • PIRG Energy Service Corps - Greeley ESC's Alternative Spring Break 2011
    for pipe insulation making the long trek southwest to scenic Durango CO for the entirety of their break While in Durango one of their main focuses was education at all levels below college And educate they did Over the course of the week 15 separate presentations were given to more than 250 students of all ages Jenn Engstrom left and Kathleen Cummings right giving a lesson on energy consumption Not stopping at just this however they proceeded to canvass at local stores in the Durango area 30 total in home energy assessments and basic energy upgrades were scheduled which are to be taken up by the next group of CoPIRG affiliates in Durango planning to be there for this week end Jenn Engstrom and Brendyn Beaver preparing to canvass With as much work as they had been doing it only made sense to allow some time for play as well When they found the time to do so they spent a day or two snowboarding tubing and just enjoying all the sights Durango has to offer in general Quite a view isn t it It may have pained some of them to do so but just like the rest of

    Original URL path: http://energyservicecorps.org/greeley/updates/greeley-esc-s-alternative-spring-break-2011 (2016-04-29)
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  • PIRG Energy Service Corps - Accomplishments 2010
    environmental stewardship It s a blast for the kids to have college students come teach them lessons and they learn a lot Statewide we taught over 750 K 12 students about energy and the environment Here at Colorado State University we educated 300 kids including our first assembly for 167 3rd 4th and 5th graders at Bethke Elementary We played fun interactive games such as Use this not that and Jeopardy The assembly was a huge success and we hope to do many more Energy Assessments This semester we performed over 50 energy assessments for local students and community members The assessments are free of charge and pinpoint actual things families and students can do to make their homes more energy efficient and reduce their energy bills At the end of the assessment many residents made pledges to change one or more things in their homes We follow up with homeowners a month after the assessment to help them implement these measures We participated in the National Day of Service in Honor of September 11th and Make a Difference Day by hosting energy assessment days volunteers from the CSU campus came out and performed 10 assessments each day Community Outreach

    Original URL path: http://energyservicecorps.org/fort-collins/updates/accomplishments-2010 (2016-04-29)
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  • PIRG Energy Service Corps - Winter Education Week
    and educate over 800 K 12 students in the Fort Collins area on energy issues Education week is taking place the week of January 10th the week before Colorado State University students return from winter break K 12 will be back in school which gives us the perfect opportunity to use our free time and make a difference We re looking for lots of volunteers to help teach lessons in

    Original URL path: http://energyservicecorps.org/fort-collins/updates/winter-education-week (2016-04-29)
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