Army bases' net-zero goal: Behavior change aided by technology

04/30/2012 | TexasTribune.org (Austin)

Fort Bliss in Texas and Fort Carson in Colorado have been told they need to be net zero in energy, waste and water. But doing so involves spending money on alternative energy sources, low-flow fixtures and landscaping. It also means training those who live and work there to practice different behaviors, such as recycling instead of tossing; watering in off hours to keep evaporation at a minimum; and paying attention to new electricity meters.

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