This is the text of the public service announcement I recorded for the Alternative Energy Resources Organization, which aired in early March on Missoula’s public radio station, KUFM. You can listen to it at aeromt.org, but I don’t think it will be posted there for a few weeks.
Back in the 1970s, after the OPEC oil embargo there was a flurry of interest in energy efficiency. I remember public service spots on the radio and on TV reminding us to turn off lights we didn’t need to have on, to turn down the thermostat, to carpool, and, of course, there was the one in which Jimmy Carter famously put on a cardigan. I was living in Boulder, Colorado at the time, and I remember seeing a lot of energy efficient homes Continue reading