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Kristen Ho

Youthpower

Points Total

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  • 101 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    45
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    5
    lightbulbs
    replaced

Kristen's Actions

Industry

Research the Climate Impact of Refrigerants

Refrigerant Management

I will spend 15 minute(s) learning about the climate impact of refrigerants and what climate-friendly refrigerants are by using the links below.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Industry

Find a Local Climate-Friendly Supermarket

Refrigerant Management

I will explore the interactive map in the links below to find a supermarket that does not use HFC refrigerants near my home.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Electricity

Learn More about Wave and Tidal Energy

Ocean Power

I will spend at least 10 minutes learning more about the energy generation potential of wave and tidal energy.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Electricity

Calculate the carbon footprint of my household

I will calculate the carbon emissions associated with my household and consider how different lifestyle choices could reduce our carbon footprint and our impact on the environment.

Completed
One-Time Action

Electricity

Choose LED Bulbs

LED Lighting

I will replace 3 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Go for a Daily Walk

Walkable Cities

I will take a walk for 20 minutes each day and take note of the infrastructure that makes walking more or less enjoyable, accessible, and possible.

COMPLETED 2
DAILY ACTIONS

Electricity

5 minute showers - saving water saves electricity

Remember the California drought? And we all got so good at taking 5 minute showers? It turns out we were saving electricity as well, because it takes large amounts of electricity to pump water around. I will take one 5 minute shower a day - or skip a shower some days.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

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  • Reflection Question
    Electricity 5 minute showers - saving water saves electricity
    What are your tricks to make your shower quick?

    Kristen Ho's avatar
    Kristen Ho 4/25/2021 8:06 AM
    - turn on when about to enter, turn off before exit