Overview of the WCA Program
Workplace Conservation Awareness ProgramBC Hydro - Power Smart Organization:                                              ...
Workplace Conservation Awareness Program The Workshop       Identify benefits and barriers, strategies to raise       aware...
Workplace Conservation Awareness Program Four behaviour categories   Lighting   Heating & cooling   Computer & plug load  ...
Workplace Conservation Awareness Program Touchpoints    6 touchpoints in year one, per behaviour category.    3 in year tw...
Workplace Conservation Awareness Program How Redbird helps   Workshop facilitation   Mid-term planning sessions   Ideas & ...
Workplace Conservation Awareness Program Behaviour change tactics   Pledges   Prompts   Norms   Competition   Incentives  ...
WCA Campaign Strategies Welcome back BBQ  The lighting audit  Turn off the lights  Light switch out  Winter sweater week  ...
Strategies   Target audiences              Students              Student organizations              Faculty              S...
Advanced Education WCA Campaign    Highlights
Review of best / unique practicesSuccess story: British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) (2010-11)•   Used a photo ...
Review of best / unique practicesSuccess story: Capilano University (2010-12)    capilanou.ca/sustainability•   Great Ligh...
Incentives  Informational KioskEnergy savings: 348,000 kWh
Review of best / unique practicesSuccess story: Simon Fraser University (2010-11)•   Green Labs (team & guide)•   Energy r...
Review of best / unique practicesSuccess story: Thompson Rivers University•   Home/Work Challenge     (chance to win an el...
Review of best / unique practicesSuccess story: UBC•   Shut the Sash competition    Energy savings: 347,000 kWh
Review of best / unique practicesSuccess story: University of the Fraser Valley (2010-11)•   ‘Turn it off ’               ...
Review of best / unique practicesSuccess story: University of Victoria (2010-11)•   Sustainability action teams•   WCA bui...
Review of best / unique practicesSuccess story: Vancouver Island University•   Green Giants•   Power Down•   Sweater Compe...
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Share files                                                          SUSTAINABILITY GREEN TEAM GUIDE                       ...
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Workplace Conservation Awareness - Redbird Communications & BC Hydro

  1. 1. Overview of the WCA Program
  2. 2. Workplace Conservation Awareness ProgramBC Hydro - Power Smart Organization: BC Hydro Power Smart Residential Commercial Continuous Energy Improvement Workplace Conservation Awareness (WCA) (Continuous Optimization) (Behaviour Change) K-12 Advanced Education Health Retail Property Managers CAP U BCIT UVIC SFU VIU UBC UFV TRU
  3. 3. Workplace Conservation Awareness Program The Workshop Identify benefits and barriers, strategies to raise awareness, tactics to change behaviour. The Proposal Campaign tactics, timeline, and budget. MOU signed by both parties.
  4. 4. Workplace Conservation Awareness Program Four behaviour categories Lighting Heating & cooling Computer & plug load Office & lab equipment
  5. 5. Workplace Conservation Awareness Program Touchpoints 6 touchpoints in year one, per behaviour category. 3 in year two. Mandatories Optionals Reporting Quarterly reporting year one Semi-annually year two Financial incentive 10-year plan
  6. 6. Workplace Conservation Awareness Program How Redbird helps Workshop facilitation Mid-term planning sessions Ideas & brainstorming Messaging Graphic design Research & writing Strategic planning & direction
  7. 7. Workplace Conservation Awareness Program Behaviour change tactics Pledges Prompts Norms Competition Incentives Feedback Fun
  8. 8. WCA Campaign Strategies Welcome back BBQ The lighting audit Turn off the lights Light switch out Winter sweater week Dress for summer week Monitoring Monitors Power Bars Conservation photo challenge Shut the sash Acoustic concert/awareness series Coffee Talks!
  9. 9. Strategies Target audiences Students Student organizations Faculty Staff Administration
  10. 10. Advanced Education WCA Campaign Highlights
  11. 11. Review of best / unique practicesSuccess story: British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) (2010-11)• Used a photo exhibit to showcase energy saving initiatives at BCIT.• ‘Light savers’ campaign, website, & building contest• Awareness campaigns Energy savings: 448,000 kWh
  12. 12. Review of best / unique practicesSuccess story: Capilano University (2010-12) capilanou.ca/sustainability• Great Light Switchout• Get ur fleece on• Building energy challenges• Pulse energy dashboard ENERGY & SUSTAINABILITY LEARN• Awareness campaigns AT CAPILANO UNIVERSITY TIPS SUSTAINA BILITY SMART CONSERVATION PLEDGE EFFICIENCY BEHAVIOUR CHANGE ALTERNATIVES AWARENESS SAVE CONSERVATION AWARENESS MEGAWATT TIPS COMMUNITY IMPACTS P O W E R OPTIMIZE KILOWATT GIGAWATT REDUCE DEMAND GIGAJOULE HYDROELECTRICITY KNOWLEDGE TRANSMISSION NATURAL GAS Energy savings: 348,000 kWh
  13. 13. Incentives Informational KioskEnergy savings: 348,000 kWh
  14. 14. Review of best / unique practicesSuccess story: Simon Fraser University (2010-11)• Green Labs (team & guide)• Energy reduction competitions• Phantom load measurement tool
  15. 15. Review of best / unique practicesSuccess story: Thompson Rivers University• Home/Work Challenge (chance to win an electric bike)• Smart office powerbars (1000)• Coffee Talks!• Pulse energy dashboard
  16. 16. Review of best / unique practicesSuccess story: UBC• Shut the Sash competition Energy savings: 347,000 kWh
  17. 17. Review of best / unique practicesSuccess story: University of the Fraser Valley (2010-11)• ‘Turn it off ’ Get Caught Green Handed ‘Do it in the dark’ March 26 - 30•• Awareness campaigns• Green pledges• Welcome back BBQ Find out how: www.ufv.ca/energy_management TURN IT OFF• Upcoming: Showcase video
  18. 18. Review of best / unique practicesSuccess story: University of Victoria (2010-11)• Sustainability action teams• WCA building challenge• Pulse energy dashboard• Sustainability awards programEnergy savings: 404,000 kWh
  19. 19. Review of best / unique practicesSuccess story: Vancouver Island University• Green Giants• Power Down• Sweater Competition• Upcoming: Guest speaker “... puts flesh on the Occupy Movement’s call for an economic alternative. — Robin Murray ” Reject the old economy. Build a new one. © Canadian Center for Community Renewal On the highway to extinction MICHAEL LEWIS MICHAEL LEWIS shows us the exit ramps tells us how “ ... lays out a blueprint for departing from our biocidal path — David Suzuki ” Thursday, Doors at 4:30pm The malaspina theatre B310 Thursday, Doors at 4:30pm The malaspina theatre B310 900 Fifth Street Nanaimo, BC Sept. 27th Talk AT 5:00pm Light refreshments served & cash bar Parking in lot ‘E’ Sept. 27th Talk AT 5:00pm 900 Fifth Street Nanaimo, BC Light refreshments served & cash bar Parking in lot ‘E’ Talk is free and open to the public Talk is free and open to the public
  20. 20. www.electricus.ca
  21. 21. www.electricus.ca
  22. 22. User Groups
  23. 23. User Groups: SFU
  24. 24. Share files Photos, video, or documents
  25. 25. Share files SUSTAINABILITY GREEN TEAM GUIDE AT Energy Efficiency Best Practice Guide Lighting HOME A toolkit Decision-making help for your everyday choices info@sustainabilityatworkpdx.com www.sustainabilityatworkpdx.com 503-823-7037
  26. 26. Document Lockbox
  27. 27. Touchpoint checklists
  28. 28. www.electricus.ca

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