“How Low Can You Go Challenge?” with the Miami Heat

 

Challenging schools and empowering students to lower their carbon footprint by reducing energy, water and food waste. 

 

Measurements of success over past nine years:

  • Over 340 different schools have registered

  • Impact over 430,000+ people

  • Reduced over 15,500,000 kWh

  • Energy cost savings $1,411,541

  • Reduced CO2 emissions by 24,455,244 lbs.

  • Reduced water by over 34,500,00 gallons

  • Water cost savings of over $17500

 

Recognized by the White House, NOAA and National Geographic as an innovative community project to raise awareness of the effects of CO2 emissions on the environment and change behaviors

                             

Winning Schools 2021/2022

Overall ENERGY:

1st place                    Maplewood Elementary        43%

2nd place                  Pinewood Elementary            29%

3rd place                   Morrow Elementary                 25%

 

Greatest kWh Reduced:       Deerfield Beach Middle

Overall Water :                             Cypress Elementary

Most Sustainable:                      Walter C. Young Middle