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).
BIKE TO WORK
Ride your bike to work on Thursday, May 16 and have FREE breakfast provided by local groups at stations on the way, for national Bike 2 Work day. Find times and locations here!
Making wise utility choices is the focus of this FREE program with Mike Danaher of the NY State Attorney General's Office on 6/14. Question & Answer period follows.
Find information and resources on renewable energy forms -- including biomass, geothermal, wind and solar power -- here on our website!
Learn about buying and storing wood, choosing and maintaining a wood stove, and safe burning practices in our free publication "Learn to Burn" available as a pdf on this site!
Visit our library of resources on shale gas to learn more about hydrofracking, a process for extracting natural gas from the Marcellus Shale formation, here on our website!