On April 26, the students will gather at the
Projects will be on display throughout the
In the past, project plans for raising climate awareness in schools have included conducting energy audits, installing thermostats and sensors, replacing lights and promoting energy-saving behaviors. Student plans have also incorporated the replacement of styrofoam trays in lunchrooms; raising climate awareness among students and community through TV messages; family forums; film festivals; energy fairs; and projects to purchase rainforest land and carbon sequestration.
Towns represented in the challenge include Avon, Bridgeport, Bristol, Burlington, Coventry, Danbury, East Hartford, Hartford, Lebanon, Mansfield, New Haven, New London, North Stonington, Northford, Norwalk, South Windsor, Storrs, Trumbull, Waterford and Westport.
The "Keep Connecticut Cool Challenge" is administered by the Institute for Sustainable Energy at