Hello Saluki Green Action Team
Since Spring 2016, the University of Illinois Illini Lights Out initiative has saved over $14,000 and prevented 119 tons of carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere just by turning the lights out one Friday night each month for the past three years.
Take Action: TURN IT OFF! Join us this Friday as we move through campus during our very own LIGHTS OUT event on April 19 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. We will be turning off lights that aren't being used and recording the number of lights we turn off to determine our overall impact!
- Number of lights turned off X average energy usage per bulb X hours in a weekend = total energy savings for that weekend.
- Total energy savings X average cost per kw/hr in your region = total $ savings.
- Using the EPA's Greenhouse gas equivalencies calculator, we will find our total emissions savings for that weekend!
April 19, 5:30 - 7 pm
Join the Saluki Energy Focus Group in our First LIGHTS OUT event.
The mission: Save energy. Save money. Save the planet.
How: By turning out all the lights on campus that aren't being used! Join us!
Keep up the great work,
Saluki Green Action Team