Contemplating upgrading your heating and cooling system? Want to end your dependency on fossil fuels? Join the HeatSmart CNY team to learn about new developments in heating and cooling technologies that can make our homes and buildings more comfortable, cost-effective, and better for the climate. Participants will learn about geothermal and air source heat pumps, heat pump water heaters, and building performance improvement. Information will be provided about the incentives and tax credits available for people to make building envelope improvements and to install efficient heating and cooling systems in residences, businesses, and community buildings.
Ellen Ketchum and Joe Pullman converted their rural home from a wood furnace to geothermal energy and solar photovoltaic electricity. They are pleased with the outcome of their home energy conversion. At open house events, people can visit local homes with heat pumps in operation and talk to the homeowners and installers about the experience and the process, as well as get an abbreviated introduction to the HeatSmart CNY initiative.
Contemplating upgrading your heating and cooling system? Want to end your dependency on fossil fuels? HeatSmart CNY is thrilled to be partnering with the Village of Homer to share this evening presentation at the Center for the Arts of Homer. Many CNY homes, businesses, and nonprofits are cold and drafty, have aging inefficient furnaces, or are still on expensive oil, propane, or baseboard electric. HeatSmart CNY is a campaign to address this head-on, spreading the knowledge to help people connect with assessments, incentives, and technologies to make our homes or businesses more comfortable, cost-effective, and better for the environment.
Halco installer Matt Dennis welcomes us into his own home in Cortland to see his air source heat pump system in action! At open house events, people can visit local homes with heat pumps in operation and talk to the homeowners and installers about the experience and the process, as well as get an abbreviated introduction to the HeatSmart CNY initiative.
BINGHAMTON, NY (WSKG) – Some Binghamton University students are pushing Congressman Anthony Brindisi to do more to address climate change.
Liat David is 19, a sophomore at the University. At a recent forum she helped organize, she said climate change has made her re-think having children. “Do I have that right as a woman that I can have a child and be proud of the earth that I live in and say that this child is going to be living in a regenerative and sustainable future?” she said. “I can’t necessarily say that right now, which is very sad to say because that is my right as a woman to say that I can have a child if I want to, but I really feel like that was taken away from me this past generation.”