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.

Considering alternative Energy resources.
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Considering alternative Energy resources.

Energy

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-Schenectady offers an array of resources that can help you learn about ways you can reduce energy consumption and use energy resources more efficiently.

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Woodstove Maintenance

Proper maintenance is crucial to ensure that your wood heating appliances will function safely and efficiently. Learn how to keep your stove in top shape here.

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Energy-Saving Lighting

Switching from incandescent to compact fluorescent (CFL) bulbs can help cut home energy costs. CFLs last ten times longer than incandescent bulbs, and use less electricity.

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Saving Water & Energy

You can save water AND energy when you wash dishes by not leaving the water running and by only washing when you have a sink full of dishes. Find more tips here.

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Storing Firewood

Unlike most fuels, firewood can be stored indefinitely, safely and without degrading. Learn correct storage techniques here.

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Last updated July 12, 2015