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.
Solve a puzzle by visiting stores on the Reuse Trail in October, and enter a raffle to win gift cards from participating stores. No purchase required.
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 on Wednesday 10/24 at 6pm for a free community conversation on saving energy and switching to renewables! Please rsvp to attend.
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 October 11, 2018