The purpose of this challenge is to demonstrate to individual consumers the connections between our individual energy use, and the world's environment, economy, and security. The challege begins with a short, interactive quiz where users are asked questions about energy saving tactics like fuel efficiency and compact fluorescent lights. Upon completion of the quiz. The user is asked to provide a list of six friends who they would like to inform about the challenge before taking them to a page with coupons for 3M weather stripping and filters to help winterize thier homes.
Althought the site is still in its infancy, there is quite a bit of good information and there are promises for the following upgrades in the future:
- Extensive materials and additional tips to help consumers .
- Broad media outreach to get the word out to consumers.
- Forums to educate national, regional, and local policymakers.