solar panels

Find renewable energy information here on our site.

"Firewood Stacked Up to Dry Showing Annual Rings"
Image by Horia Varlan

Learn about buying, storing and safely burning firewood.

Wind Turbine
Image by Jennifer Trimber

Considering alternative Energy resources.

Wind Farm tour
Image by Jennifer Trimber

Local officials visit wind farm.

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

"Wood Stove" by Tyler Karaszewski

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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"Firewood Stacked Up to Dry Showing Annual Rings"

Buying Firewood

It's a good idea to buy your wood at least one whole season ahead. Get tips on what to look for, how firewood is sold, and more useful information here.

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Old windows in Hickey's Music Building, ithaca

Sealing Air Leaks

Although small cracks around windows and doors contribute to air leakage, the biggest holes are often located in the attic, crawlspace, or basement.

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Wood Pile by Eric Banford

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 April 5, 2019