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-Orleans 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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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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Winter Energy Tips

Heating is by far one of our biggest energy expenses. Find tips here on how you can reduce energy costs to heat your home.

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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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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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Last updated November 18, 2016