Find renewable energy information here on our site.

Find renewable energy information here on our site.

Learn about buying, storing and safely burning firewood.
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Learn about buying, storing and safely burning firewood.

Considering alternative Energy resources.
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Considering alternative Energy resources.

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

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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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Portable Electric Heaters.

While portable electric heaters are one of the easiest heaters to use for supplemental heat in a home, they are not magic. Learn more about them here.

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Windows

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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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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Last updated September 9, 2016