Case Studies

JouleBug Communities provides cities, businesses, and universities the tools they need to save energy and encourage sustainable behavior. See how organizations like yours use JouleBug to meet their goals.

Challenge Case Studies

Challenges empower your Community members to become sustainability leaders and add a burst of excitement to your sustainability efforts. See the Buzz from the sustainable moments captured and shared during these Challenges!


The energy level was high in the Green Games at I-Cubed, a KPIT company. Department competed against department and prizes were awarded to top team as well as top individuals.

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Complete with a pep rally kick-off event, City of Austin Sustainability Office organized local Green Business Leaders into teams for their first  semi-annual Green Cup Challenge. The competition was fierce and the winning Team got its named engraved on the huge Green Cup trophy!

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Wesleyan University integrated JouleBug Challenges into their curriculum. The University supported the campus effort by increasing financial aid funds based on energy savings.

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The Upper School student body, parents, faculty and staff at The Harker School showed off their sustainability spirit in their week-long Challenge. The app provided a fun way to bring sustainable practice to a broad audience and created an event they plan to repeat.

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Other Challenge Examples

As a shared workspace, HQ Raleigh is a creative Community of entrepreneurs and change makers. Green Games generated  fun opportunities for members to inspire  each other to learn about and practice better sustainability habits.

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Division of Housing and Food Services kicked off the fall semester with the UTconserve Welcome Challenge.  The campus engages students, faculty, and staff with varying monthly Challenges.

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The International Bluegrass Music Association chose to go green at the 2014 World of Bluegrass. The festival used their WOB Challenge to highlight opportunities for attendees to be more sustainable.

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