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, 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.

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ENERGY STAR Most Efficient 2018 products

Looking for the ENERGY STAR label is a simple way to save you money and protect the environment.

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Energy Saving Tips

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.

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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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Radon

Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. Do you know what radon is? Where it is? How to test for it? Learn about it here and how to get a free radon home test kit.

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Contact

Theresa Mayhew
Resource Educator, Community and Economic Vitality
tcm5@cornell.edu
(518) 828-3346 ext. 217

Last updated April 3, 2018