solar panels

Find renewable energy information here on our site.

"Firewood Stacked Up to Dry Showing Annual Rings"
Image by Horia Varlan

Learn about buying, storing and safely burning firewood.

Wind Turbine
Image by Jennifer Trimber

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

"Wood Stove" by Tyler Karaszewski

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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Wood Pile by Eric Banford

Storing Firewood

Unlike most fuels, firewood can be stored indefinitely, safely and without degrading. Learn correct storage techniques here.

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Last updated August 8, 2015