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Name not shown inside City Limits September 30, 2020, 5:28 AM

Which area do you live in? Fort Valley

Name not available inside City Limits September 29, 2020, 8:51 PM

Which renewable energy generation models would you be most interested in learning more about and/or participating in? (Rank by priority) Note: If an option for ranking does not appear, use Google Chrome. Shared Solar, Utility Programs, Solar Thermal, Rooftop Solar - lease or PPA, Rooftop Solar - owning the system
Would you support a local ballot measure to raise funds for a major renewable energy project? Yes
On a scale of 1-5, how supportive of this 'Cleaner Electricity' target are you? 1: Strongly Support
Do you use a smart (connected to the internet) thermostat in your home? No
Would you be willing to sign up for a program that allows APS to connect to and adjust your thermostat up to 20x per season in order to manage energy demand during peak hours? (note: customer can override adjustments) - See Bundle 2 notes section for link.
Yes
Weatherization (reducing leaks, improving insulation, etc.) has been consistently shown to result in energy savings and payback. What would the payback period need to be for you to spend $1500 to have your home weatherized by professionals (own or rent)? I am not an owner, but a renter, but imagining if I owned a home, I'd like a payback within 5-10 years.
What behavior change are you willing to commit to to reduce your energy use? Definitely willing to reduce my use of heaters or air conditioning! I'm open to reducing my energy use through the time I spend on electronics, however with school and work mostly being online, this is difficult. An interesting thought as well would be to commit to city curfews, or recommended hours to be out (requiring buildings or streets to have lights on).
On a scale of 1-5, how supportive of this 'Reduce Building Energy Demand' target are you? 1: Strongly Support
What appliances in your home are fueled by natural gas? Stove/Oven
Are you interested in switching your appliances from natural gas to electric? If so, what would help you make that transition? Other - I don't own my oven!
On a scale of 1-5, how supportive of this 'Building Fuel Switching" target are you? 1: Strongly Support
Complete the following statement: For my WORK COMMUTE, I would choose to WALK rather than drive if ______. I lived within 15-20 minutes walking-distance away from work.
Complete the following statement: For my WORK COMMUTE, I would choose to BIKE rather than drive if ______. I lived within 15-20 minutes walking-distance away from work.
Complete the following statement: For my WORK COMMUTE, I would choose to take the BUS rather than drive if ______. For 2020, if COVID-19 wasn't currently active. Otherwise, I take the bus when the weather no longer permits cycling.
Complete the following statement: If I were MEETING FRIENDS FOR DINNER, I would choose to WALK rather than drive if ______. Essentially in all cases (exceptions for specific restaurants that are too far to feasibly walk) within 10-15 minutes away.
Complete the following statement: If I were MEETING FRIENDS FOR DINNER, I would choose to BIKE rather than drive if ______. Essentially in all cases within 10-15 minutes away.
Complete the following statement: If I were MEETING FRIENDS FOR DINNER, I would choose to take the BUS rather than drive if ______. If the weather was too bad to walk or bike!
Remote Work: Is it possible, and would you be interested, in working remotely 2+ days per week? Other - I'm mostly doing this already!
As our community is currently designed, what daily/weekly tasks do you feel like you could NOT complete without a personal vehicle? Why? For everything I need to do that is essential or frequent, I don't need a personal vehicle.
On a scale of 1-5, how supportive of this 'Reduce Vehicle Miles Traveled by 50% +" target are you? 1: Strongly Support
When it comes time to replace your next vehicle, are you considering a plug-in hybrid or fully electric vehicle? Yes
What factors, if any, give you pause when considering a plug-in hybrid or fully electric vehicle? Sticker price, Other - I'd hope to not own a vehicle once my current one dies.
On a scale of 1-5, how supportive of this 'Low-Emission/Zero-Emission Vehicle' target are you? 1: Strongly Support
Do you recycle/compost at HOME? Yes - Recycle, No - Compost
Does your WORK/SCHOOL have recycling/composting available? Yes - Recycle, No - Compost
Would you be interested in a residential composting service? Yes
Would you be interested in a commercial composting service? Yes
Would you participate in a food recovery program that keeps food from being wasted and going to the landfill? Yes
What would help you reduce waste in your home? At work? My workplace (local thrift store) doesn't have a recycling program due to the costs associated. I wish there was a communal recycling bin!
On a scale of 1-5, how supportive of this 'Reduce Waste' target are you? 1: Strongly Support
As we explore sequestration options, there will be decisions to make regarding methods/costs/locations. Would you prefer that our efforts take place regionally, even if more expensive? Or would you prefer that we pursue the most affordable projects, even if it sends dollars and jobs far away? Keep it local
On a scale of 1-5, how supportive of this 'Carbon Sequestration and Offset' target are you? 1: Strongly Support

Name not shown inside City Limits September 29, 2020, 7:58 PM

Which renewable energy generation models would you be most interested in learning more about and/or participating in? (Rank by priority) Note: If an option for ranking does not appear, use Google Chrome. Rooftop Solar - lease or PPA, Rooftop Solar - owning the system, Shared Solar, Utility Programs, Solar Thermal
Would you support a local ballot measure to raise funds for a major renewable energy project? Yes
On a scale of 1-5, how supportive of this 'Cleaner Electricity' target are you? 1: Strongly Support
Do you use a smart (connected to the internet) thermostat in your home? No
Would you be willing to sign up for a program that allows APS to connect to and adjust your thermostat up to 20x per season in order to manage energy demand during peak hours? (note: customer can override adjustments) - See Bundle 2 notes section for link.
Yes
What behavior change are you willing to commit to to reduce your energy use? Have already weatherized and added insulation.
On a scale of 1-5, how supportive of this 'Reduce Building Energy Demand' target are you? 2: Support
What appliances in your home are fueled by natural gas? Furnace, Water Heater
Are you interested in switching your appliances from natural gas to electric? If so, what would help you make that transition? Yes, Tax Credits, Demonstrated return on investment (ROI), Demonstrated personal health benefits
On a scale of 1-5, how supportive of this 'Building Fuel Switching" target are you? 2: Support
Complete the following statement: For my WORK COMMUTE, I would choose to WALK rather than drive if ______. It is within walking distance...1 mile with low snow.
Complete the following statement: For my WORK COMMUTE, I would choose to BIKE rather than drive if ______. I could do it safely.
Complete the following statement: For my WORK COMMUTE, I would choose to take the BUS rather than drive if ______. It is near a bus route
Complete the following statement: If I were MEETING FRIENDS FOR DINNER, I would choose to WALK rather than drive if ______. It was within walking distance of 1 mile if the weather is not too severe.
Complete the following statement: If I were MEETING FRIENDS FOR DINNER, I would choose to BIKE rather than drive if ______. Only during daylight.
Complete the following statement: If I were MEETING FRIENDS FOR DINNER, I would choose to take the BUS rather than drive if ______. within a bus route.
Remote Work: Is it possible, and would you be interested, in working remotely 2+ days per week? Other - depends on employer...I substitute teach
As our community is currently designed, what daily/weekly tasks do you feel like you could NOT complete without a personal vehicle? Why? Grocery shopping...the weight of the groceries.
On a scale of 1-5, how supportive of this 'Reduce Vehicle Miles Traveled by 50% +" target are you? 2: Support
When it comes time to replace your next vehicle, are you considering a plug-in hybrid or fully electric vehicle? Yes
What factors, if any, give you pause when considering a plug-in hybrid or fully electric vehicle? Sticker price, Other - mechanics that are trained to fix the vehicle
On a scale of 1-5, how supportive of this 'Low-Emission/Zero-Emission Vehicle' target are you? 1: Strongly Support
Do you recycle/compost at HOME? Yes - Recycle, Yes - Compost
Does your WORK/SCHOOL have recycling/composting available? Yes - Recycle
Would you be interested in a residential composting service? Yes
Would you be interested in a commercial composting service? Yes
Would you participate in a food recovery program that keeps food from being wasted and going to the landfill? Yes
On a scale of 1-5, how supportive of this 'Reduce Waste' target are you? 1: Strongly Support
As we explore sequestration options, there will be decisions to make regarding methods/costs/locations. Would you prefer that our efforts take place regionally, even if more expensive? Or would you prefer that we pursue the most affordable projects, even if it sends dollars and jobs far away? Keep it local
On a scale of 1-5, how supportive of this 'Carbon Sequestration and Offset' target are you? 2: Support

Name not shown inside City Limits September 29, 2020, 7:48 PM

Which area do you live in? East

Name not available inside City Limits September 29, 2020, 6:30 PM

Which renewable energy generation models would you be most interested in learning more about and/or participating in? (Rank by priority) Note: If an option for ranking does not appear, use Google Chrome. Shared Solar
Would you support a local ballot measure to raise funds for a major renewable energy project? Yes
On a scale of 1-5, how supportive of this 'Cleaner Electricity' target are you? 1: Strongly Support
Do you use a smart (connected to the internet) thermostat in your home? No
Would you be willing to sign up for a program that allows APS to connect to and adjust your thermostat up to 20x per season in order to manage energy demand during peak hours? (note: customer can override adjustments) - See Bundle 2 notes section for link.
Yes
Weatherization (reducing leaks, improving insulation, etc.) has been consistently shown to result in energy savings and payback. What would the payback period need to be for you to spend $1500 to have your home weatherized by professionals (own or rent)? Since I am in a dorm I am not sure if I would like to pay that much.
What behavior change are you willing to commit to to reduce your energy use? I am playing on keeping all my lights off during the day, we have large windows so I really don't need to use them!
On a scale of 1-5, how supportive of this 'Reduce Building Energy Demand' target are you? 2: Support
What appliances in your home are fueled by natural gas? Furnace, Water Heater, Stove/Oven
Are you interested in switching your appliances from natural gas to electric? If so, what would help you make that transition? Yes, Tax Credits
On a scale of 1-5, how supportive of this 'Building Fuel Switching" target are you? 2: Support
Complete the following statement: For my WORK COMMUTE, I would choose to WALK rather than drive if ______. For my work and school commute, I would choose to walk rather than drive if it was closer.
Complete the following statement: For my WORK COMMUTE, I would choose to BIKE rather than drive if ______. For my work commute, I would choose to bike rather than drive if I owned a bike!
Complete the following statement: For my WORK COMMUTE, I would choose to take the BUS rather than drive if ______. I already use the campus bus!
Complete the following statement: If I were MEETING FRIENDS FOR DINNER, I would choose to WALK rather than drive if ______. I am going to be honest, I usually walk to meet my friends and for dinner!
Complete the following statement: If I were MEETING FRIENDS FOR DINNER, I would choose to BIKE rather than drive if ______. I had a bike!
Complete the following statement: If I were MEETING FRIENDS FOR DINNER, I would choose to take the BUS rather than drive if ______. The bus took me to downtown and ran later than normal.
Remote Work: Is it possible, and would you be interested, in working remotely 2+ days per week? Not Possible
As our community is currently designed, what daily/weekly tasks do you feel like you could NOT complete without a personal vehicle? Why? Getting groceries, the bus does not directly stop by the grocery stores I need so I have to use my vehicle (only once a week).
On a scale of 1-5, how supportive of this 'Reduce Vehicle Miles Traveled by 50% +" target are you? 2: Support
When it comes time to replace your next vehicle, are you considering a plug-in hybrid or fully electric vehicle? Yes
What factors, if any, give you pause when considering a plug-in hybrid or fully electric vehicle? Sticker price
On a scale of 1-5, how supportive of this 'Low-Emission/Zero-Emission Vehicle' target are you? 2: Support
Do you recycle/compost at HOME? Yes - Recycle, No - Compost
Does your WORK/SCHOOL have recycling/composting available? Yes - Recycle, No - Compost
Would you be interested in a residential composting service? Yes
Would you be interested in a commercial composting service? Yes
Would you participate in a food recovery program that keeps food from being wasted and going to the landfill? Yes
What would help you reduce waste in your home? At work? I don't create almost any waste at work but at my dorm I would like to have compost (and recycling more available)!
On a scale of 1-5, how supportive of this 'Reduce Waste' target are you? 1: Strongly Support
As we explore sequestration options, there will be decisions to make regarding methods/costs/locations. Would you prefer that our efforts take place regionally, even if more expensive? Or would you prefer that we pursue the most affordable projects, even if it sends dollars and jobs far away? Keep it local
On a scale of 1-5, how supportive of this 'Carbon Sequestration and Offset' target are you? 2: Support

Name not shown inside City Limits September 29, 2020, 6:10 PM

Which area do you live in? Southeast

Name not shown inside City Limits September 29, 2020, 5:50 PM

Which area do you live in? East

Name not shown inside City Limits September 29, 2020, 5:09 PM

Which area do you live in? East

Name not available inside City Limits September 29, 2020, 2:38 PM

Which area do you live in? Central-North

Name not shown inside City Limits September 29, 2020, 12:04 PM

Which area do you live in? Southwest