04 Oct '11, 9pm

Saving energy, reaping the benefits

SINGAPORE - If your doorbell rings one day, don't be surprised to find a student outside, ready to share energy conservation tips with you. The home monitoring visits are part of the Responsible Energy Advocates Programme (REAP), a sustainability programme developed by PowerSeraya in partnership with the National Environment Agency (NEA) and South West Community Development Council (CDC). REAP is the first programme to engage with the people, public and private sectors in encouraging energy conservation. According to PowerSeraya chief executive officer John Ng, REAP aims to train tertiary students to be energy advocates who can pass their newfound knowledge on to households, resulting in the conservation of both energy and money, in the form of reduced utility bills. He said: "PowerSeraya believes in being a socially responsible organisation, which involves being committed...

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