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.
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.
Switch from incandescent to LED lightbulbs and cut your home energy costs. LEDs last up to 20 times longer than incandescent bulbs, use less electricity, and don’t contain mercury, like compact fluorescents (CFLs).
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.
Unlike most fuels, firewood can be stored indefinitely, safely and without degrading. Learn correct storage techniques here.
Last updated July 12, 2015