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, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia and Greene Counties 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.
Whether it is winter or summer, there are ways to save energy around your home! Visit our pages for seasonal tips, plus more on saving energy with lighting and water use.
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 December 27, 2017