Best practices guide
Schools and school districts are recognized after they complete Level Two criteria, which includes maintaining Level One waste reduction and recycling practices.
Use the best practices guide for a list of recognition requirements for Level Two. Fill out this school recognition form* once your school meets the criteria.
*You can complete the form in multiple sessions by selecting the "Save" button on the bottom right. You'll receive a link in your email to continue filling out the form. Once the form is complete, select the "Submit" button.
School District Recognition
Level Two tools
Download and print these energy conservation tools:
- Classroom energy monitor checklist
- Energy conservation announcements
- Energy conservation facts
- Energy conservation pledge for students
- Fact vs Fiction – energy conservation PowerPoint presentation
- Sample email from principal to school staff about energy conservation
- Solar energy for schools
Signs and Stickers
Download and print these signs. Participating schools may request color copies by emailing: GreenSchools@cplusc.com.
- Stickers: "Turn off Lights when leaving the room" stickers
- Signs: "Turn off Lights when leaving the room" signs
- Signs: "Turn off Equipment when not in use and at the end of each day"
Reports on energy usage
Resources from other organizations
Puget Sound Energy (PSE)
Incentives for PSE commercial customers, including school districts
Use the map to determine if you are a PSE customer or contact your school district facility manager or resource conservation manager
Seattle City Light
Call 206-256-5200 to find out if your district or school is served by Seattle City Light.
Seattle City Light contacts:
- Jim Healy, senior energy management analyst, 206-684-3869, email@example.com
- Jack Brautigam, Green Power Program, 206-684-3954, firstname.lastname@example.org
Computer energy conservation
Find tips for saving on electricity, including computer energy conservation at Michael Bluejay, Inc.
- Alliance to Save Energy
Energy savings game for kids
- National Energy Education Development Project (NEED)
The NEED general curriculum guide promotes an energy conscious and educated society by creating effective networks of students, educators, business, government, and community.
- Northwest Energy Coalition
Coverage of local energy topics.