Cornell to host Save Energy, Save Dollars workshops

As the cold weather begins to settle in, it is time to take steps to winterize your home and look at other ways to reduce your energy consumption that will translate into more money in your pocket. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Seneca County is offering a free workshop, entitled “Save Energy, Save Dollars”, to learn money saving tips for your home. During this one and a half (1 1/2) hour workshop participants will learn no-cost and low cost ways to conserve energy, how to make a home more energy-efficient and how to get help weatherizing a home. This information is relevant during the heating and cooling seasons, as well as all year long with information on energy use of appliances and lighting. There will be a door prize of an Energy-Saving Kit worth $15 and each participant will receive a compact florescent (CFL) light bulb. Workshops will be held at the following times and locations:Wednesday, January 20th from 5 PM-6:30 PM at the Waterloo Library, 31 E. Williams St., WaterlooThursday, January 21st from 6 PM-7:30 PM at the Interlaken Library, 8390 Main Street, InterlakenWednesday, January 27th from 6 PM-7:30 PM at the Seneca Falls Library, 47 Cayuga St., Seneca Falls Advanced registration is required by the day before the class, so please register at the participating library, or call Seneca County CCE at (315)539-925, email seneca@cornell.edu, or register online at www.senecacountycce.org to reserve your workshop seat or for further information. For nearly 100 years, Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension has served the people of the County, putting to practical use the scholarship and research of Cornell University and the national land grant system in the areas of agriculture and food systems sustainability; families, nutrition, health and safety (human ecology); youth development (4-H); environmental and natural resource enhancement; and community and economic vitality. The office is located at 308 Main Street Shop Centre in Waterloo and the telephone number is 315-539-9251.

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