FAQs for Students
Educate your students about energy efficiency with M.O.R.E., a program available at no cost to you, your district, or your students, thanks to the generosity of your local utility. Written for teachers by teachers, this program is easy to implement, while supporting the global expectations of the STEM disciplines. Start exploring this site for answers to frequently asked questions, an abundance of energy efficiency and conservation tips, and kit installation instructions. Log-in to gain access to program activities and resources. Help students get M.O.R.E. out their education by introducing the M.O.R.E. High School Program!
The M.O.R.E. High School Program was designed to educate young adults and future utility customers about how our resources are used, used wisely, delivered and sourced in a fun and engaging way. M.O.R.E. stands for Managing Our Resources through Education, and will help high school students understand how utility systems work and how to become a more prepared utility customer. The program was developed by Franklin Energy.
Franklin Energy is the leader in Education, Energy Efficiency and Demand Side Management program design. Our proven and effective implementation strategies provide the tools to form energy-literate households while generating immediate verified savings in energy and water use. For more information visit www.franklinenergy.com.
As future utility customers, the time to learn about how to use resources efficiently and control utility costs is now. Why? Saving energy and water saves you money. When you use energy wisely at home, you save energy and lessen your impact on the environment. Also, your family can save money on their utility bill by installing the items from the Energy Saving Kit.
You should install the items found in your M.O.R.E. High School Program Energy Saving Kit and return the survey to your teacher. It is also important that you complete the activities you receive as part of classroom education.
Only one kit is available to each student.
Due to the small amount of mercury a CFL contains, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recommends you take some simple precautions when cleaning up a broken CFL. Visit the Environmental Protection Agency for up-to-date instructions on how to properly dispose of a broken CFL. LED bulbs do not contain mercury but do contain a small amount of electronics. You can follow the same instructions provided by the EPA to clean up and dispose of broken LED bulbs.