- Electricity Use
Per Square Foot
The Community Energy Challenge runs from April 7th - May 9th, 2014. Energy for ME schools are competing with a community building in their town to have the highest building-wide reduction in electricity use, compared with the same time in 2013. Prizes will be awarded to all schools that help their community building achieve a percent reduction. For more information about the program, please visit our website. To view the promo-video for this competition, click here.
What are eBucks?
The eBucks Scoreboard displays the accumulation of eBucks throughout the course of Energy for ME's Community Energy Competition. EBucks are awarded to communities in two categories of competition: lowest electricity use per square foot, and greatest percent reduction in electricity use. In this way, buildings — large and small, old and new — can be recognized for their more efficient electricity use.
Each school chose a subpanel monitored by their eMonitor. Schools will be ranked by the overall percent decrease in kWh used during the duration of the competition on the chosen sub panel compared to the baseline month of October. Standings will be updated hourly, ranking schools by their progress compared to the same period of the baseline month ( e.g. first two weeks of November vs. first two weeks of October).
About Our Communities
In Energy for ME, a community is a grouping consisting of: