Building a new and better Adirondack economy

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How much annual electric or oil-based energy could we cut in the Adirondacks by 2013 by adding renewables and reducing waste?:

For Home and Landowners

ADKCAP Adirondack Contractors and Builders

Getting Started - Tax incentives from NY and the Feds, financing ideas and where to go for help>>>
Heat - Lowering the cost of staying warm in the Adirondacks>>>
Renewable Energy - Making your own electricity is getting easier>>>
Insulation - Good cold weather solutions for leaky houses>>>
Windows - They can make a big difference>>>
Appliances - How to get the best for less>>>
Transportation - Electric Car Research for car buyers>>> 
Saving Electricity - The biggest opportunity is in saving money>>>
Food - Getting more local food is good for economy and health>>>

 
Homeowners will be the biggest part of the next Adirondack energy economy. Individual choices made by lots of individuals will change how we use and generate energy. In the Adirondacks we have a special opportunity because homeowners control most of the energy purchases. The problem is most of us don't have the tools to tell where we are wasting money, and where we can make better choices. This site is here to provide places you can go to get answers that work in the Adirondacks.