Captain Kilowatt Rescues Energy Dollars

Captain Kilowatt Rescues Energy Dollars

There are 2 comments on the News on 6 Tulsa story from Nov 26, 2008, titled Captain Kilowatt Rescues Energy Dollars. In it, News on 6 Tulsa reports that:

Loren Stephenson does some of his best work at night. "Captain Kilowatt is the nickname I've been given when I'm here.

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Patric

Tucson, AZ

#1 Nov 26, 2008
Now if he were really 'bright' he would know about "Dark Campus" programs where administrators have found that dusk-to-dawn floodlighting at schools only attracts vandalism, and that school districts elsewhere that have replaced them with motion detectors have seen not only a decrease in vandalism but a decrease in their electric bills.
JeffH

Tucson, AZ

#2 Nov 27, 2008
Patric wrote:
Now if he were really 'bright' he would know about "Dark Campus" programs where administrators have found that dusk-to-dawn floodlighting at schools only attracts vandalism, and that school districts elsewhere that have replaced them with motion detectors have seen not only a decrease in vandalism but a decrease in their electric bills.
Too many people think that bright lights all night are a magical spell to make crime go away.
Austin stopped floodlighting schools because they found kids would just gather under the lights and tear up stuff.

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