Pathway: Energy Investigation

Using Diagnostic Tools

Green Schools Tool Kit: Students will need diagnostic tools to investigate energy usage and efficiency at their school. A few of the items are needed for the water investigation and the waste and recycling investigation.

Kit includes:

  • Light Meter
  • CO2 Meter – Measures CO2, Temperature, and Relative Humidity (%RH)
  • Infrared Thermometer
  • Western Sportsman Spring and Hook Scale
  • Centigrade Field Thermometer
  • Watt Meter – Kill-a-Watt Electricity Load Meter and Monitor
  • AM Conservation Flow Meter Bag
  • Discriminator Ballast Tester

NPPD will loan out tool kits to schools in our service area. If not in our service area, your local utility may have the tools available. Request form can be found at

Discover how to use the tools to collect data around your school.

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