Find renewable energy information here on our site.

Find renewable energy information here on our site.

Learn about buying, storing and safely burning firewood.
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Learn about buying, storing and safely burning firewood.

Energy

Home, Business & Municipal Energy Resources

Making choices that save energy -- in your home, business or community -- can have a positive impact on the environment while also saving you money. In this section of our website, CCE-Tompkins has compiled resources that can help you learn about ways you can reduce energy consumption and use energy resources more efficiently.

For more basic information on what energy is, where it comes from, and how we use it visit: Energy Explained (US Energy Information Administration).

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Utility Choices

Learn about your options in this FREE program on June 12th at 11AM, "Being a Wise Consumer in the Utility Market".

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Chainsaw Safety

Find resources to help you choose a chainsaw that's right for you, and guidelines for using it safely and effectively, here on our Chainsaw Safety page.

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Bulk Wood Pellets

The Southern Tier Bulk Wood Pellet Infrastructure Boost Program aims to create the infrastructure to deliver pellets in bulk, as heating oil & propane are delivered.

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Windows

Sealing Air Leaks

Although small cracks around windows and doors contribute to air leakage, the biggest holes are often located in the attic, crawlspace, or basement.

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Equipment Damage

Electrical equipment exposed to water can be very dangerous if re-energized without proper reconditioning or replacement. This 8-page booklet from NEMA provides guidelines for what you should do.

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Weatherizing Techniques for Old Wood Windows

Are your windows drafty? Take time to assess the working conditions of your windows.

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Last updated January 25, 2015