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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. Resources compiled in this section of our website can help you learn about ways you can reduce energy consumption and use energy resources more efficiently.

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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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CFL lightbulb surrounded by incandescent bulbs (NOTE: this is used by CCE-Tompkins as the image for $ave Energy, Save Dollars workshops)

Energy-Saving Lighting

Switch from incandescent to LED lightbulbs and cut your home energy costs. LEDs last up to 20 times longer than incandescent bulbs, use less electricity, and don’t contain mercury, like compact fluorescents (CFLs).

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Last updated October 7, 2016