I start thinking about my New Year’s resolution earlier than most. I like to think ahead and know what I’m getting into before committing. This year I could go to the gym more, eat fewer hamburgers, or do more traveling. OK, let’s start with just one thing. Maybe I’ll try to travel more. But how do I set the perfect goal for me? Where do I even start?
Thanks to my organization’s work on community energy planning, I know I can use the SMART goal-setting framework to wrap my head around my plans.
From the Ground Up: How Local Governments and Community Organizations Are Delivering Energy Efficiency in Innovative Ways
and Erin Brandt, Metropolitan Area Planning Council
Report Examines How Energy Behavior Programs Can Help Build an Energy-Efficient Culture in the Workplace
Programs Examined Include Measures Taken by the House of Representatives and the Empire State Building
Study: Energy Efficiency Loan Financing Proving to be a Low Risk Investment with Large-Scale Potential
Energy Efficiency Loan Programs Default Rates Range from 0–3% and Remained Largely Unchanged During Housing Bubble Collapse