Home Energy Savings
- Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County Home Energy Tips: This website provides detailed information on how to reduce energy in your home or apartment.
- Ehrhart Propane: This company offers a biodiesel blend for home heating.
- Energy Star Program: This federal program offers information on energy efficient products.
- Finger Lakes Renewable Energy Cooperative: This is a local renewable energy contracting company.
- Green Resource of the Finger Lakes: This website includes a searchable Green Business Directory that lists energy contractors throughout the Finger Lakes region.
- Ithaca Biodiesel Cooperative: This local organization offers biodiesel for home heating fuel.
- Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services: This local organization provides low-interest loans for qualifying energy efficiency improvements.
- New York State Energy Research and Development Authority: This website provides detailed information about the Home Performance with Energy Star program, financial incentives for home energy efficiency, and tips for reducing energy use.
- Performance Systems Contracting: This is a local energy efficiency contracting company.
- Renovus Energy: This is a local renewable energy contracting company.
- Snug Planet: This is a local energy efficiency contracting company.
- Tompkins Community Action: This local organization provides contracting services for home energy efficiency. They also administer energy services for low income people.
- Upstate Energy Solutions: This contractor offers a variety of services related to renewable energy (ex. solar, wind, geothermal) and energy efficiency.
- Ithaca Carshare: This local organization offers members the opportunity to use vehicles on an hourly basis, helping to avoid the need for owning a car.
- Way2Go: This program of Cooperative Extension helps people take charge of transportation in their lives and communities.
- Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit (TCAT): This is the local public transportation entity. Their website contains information about bus routes and rates.
- Tompkins County Curb Your Car Coalition: This local organization promotes alternative transportation.
- U.S. Department of Energy & EPA Fuel Economy: This website provides detailed information on vehicle fuel economy and tips for saving fuel.
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