Common Priorities, Common Lessons
/ February 2, 2012 0 COMMENTS

Ever feel like you just witnessed the start of something magical? I got that sensation earlier this week when I attended an innovation summit organized as part of Illinois’ very first Better Buildings, Better Business (B4) conference.  Organized by the Energy Center of Wisconsin, B4 conferences target individuals involved in residential new construction and retrofit…

The BECC Evolution
/ December 15, 2011 0 COMMENTS

Early this month several Cool Choices staff participated in the Behavior, Energy and Climate Change (BECC) conference.  This was the fifth annual BECC conference, which is organized collaboratively by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE), California Institute for Energy and Environment (CIEE), University of California, and the Precourt Energy Efficiency Center (PEEC), Stanford…

Playing Games Works
Playing Games Works
/ December 7, 2011 0 COMMENTS

Cool Choices was privileged to help facilitate a session demonstrating the efficacy of game mechanics at this year’s Behavior, Energy and Climate Change (BECC) Conference. That meant we organized a fun and silly session of charades and got to talk a bit about the power of games. For me, though, the most powerful thing was…

Playing Games Works
/ December 7, 2011 0 COMMENTS

Cool Choices was privileged to help facilitate a session demonstrating the efficacy of game mechanics at this year’s Behavior, Energy and Climate Change (BECC) Conference.  That meant we organized a fun and silly session of charades and got to talk a bit about the power of games. For me, though, the most powerful thing was…

5th Annual Behavior, Energy and Climate Change (BECC) Conference
5th Annual Behavior, Energy and Climate Change (BECC) Conference
/ December 7, 2011 0 COMMENTS

Cool Choices staff participated in the fifth annual Behavior, Energy and Climate Change (BECC) conference in late November.  Cool Choices helped to organize a pre-event networking session where attendees had an opportunity to experience the magic of games.  Additionally, Raj Shukla presented a poster on Cool Choices’ corporate strategy while Kathy Kuntz shared insights about Cool…