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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.

For more basic information on what energy is, where it comes from, and how we use it visit: Energy Explained (US Energy Information Administration).

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What is EnergyStar?

Energy Star products are those that meet energy efficiency guidelines set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy.

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Summer Energy Tips

Cooking with a crockpot in the summer uses less energy and keeps the house cooler. Find more summer energy saving tips here.

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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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Wood Stove Safety

Here are some tips for buying, installing and maintaining your wood stove, and precautions that can help you avoid having a chimney fire.

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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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Comparing Equipment

Compare the pros and cons of various wood heat options, including traditional, pellet, catalytic, soapstone and masonry stoves, and more here on our site.

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Contact

Jackie Dickerson
Administrative Assistant
jjd44@cornell.edu
315-684-3001

Last updated December 9, 2016