In this section of our website, CCE-Tompkins offers resources that can help you learn about ways in which you can reduce energy consumption and use energy resources more efficiently.
Do you have a Smart Meter? Learn more about the goals of Energy Smart Community, whether smart meters have been installed in your area as well as other grid upgrades.
Join us on Wednesday 11/28 at 6pm for a free community conversation on saving energy and switching to renewables! Please rsvp to attend.
When comparing heating fuels, wood has a lot of advantages. Learn about choosing, storing and safely burning firewood on our "Heating with Wood" pages.
Join us for our Annual Meeting & Local Foods Breakfast, Tuesday Dec. 11 from 8-10am at Clarion Inn. Featured speaker is Prof. Natalie M. Mahowald. $15/person, register online.
A new local building energy system study for townhouses and custom/luxury homes found that the energy cost of heat pumps is slightly lower than natural gas and significantly lower than propane. Full report as a pdf here.
Office buildings can also economically benefit from converting to heat pumps, running very efficiently on electricity rather than fossil fuels. Full report as a pdf here.
Last updated November 21, 2018