First Place Windows Green Home Scholarship

Are you an undergraduate student studying in the US and are you invested in helping Climate Change? You could well have the knowledge to win our $1,000 scholarship by writing an essay.
Please craft a 1,000-word essay answering the following questions:

What are the best ways of making a home more energy efficient? What can you envisage that the next steps are that individuals can take to reduce their carbon footprint in the future? What efforts have you personally made in reducing your own carbon footprint?