These workshops, conducted by Cornell Cooperative Extension as part of the Empower New York Program, are now a component of the HeatSmart NY initiative. HeatSmart NY workshops are sponsored by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA).
These 2 hour workshops are free. Class size is limited so pre-registration is required.
Class listings: http://ccetompkins.org/energy/niagara-county
Making End Meet (MEM)
This workshop provides an overview of the process for developing and using a household spending plan. We also explore ways to maximize resources and reduce energy use. Participants will receive a free money management kit. For more information call Chris Brown, 433-8839 ext. 240 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Save Energy, Save Dollars (Energy)
Learn about low-cost and no-cost strategies easily implemented by homeowners or renters to save energy and reduce energy bills. Also learn about programs that can help you afford energy-efficiency improvements with subsidies, low-interest loans, or free services to qualifying households. Participants will recieve a free energy kit, including weatherstripping, shrink window insulation, outlet and light switch gaskets, and more. For more information call Chris Brown, 433-8839 ext. 240 or email at email@example.com.
Exploring Credit/Debt Management Issues (Credit)
Information on selecting and using credit wisely are shared at this workshop. Also strategies for paying down debt, obtaining and reviewing a credit report, and understanding a credit score are presented. Participants receive free credit management tools. For more information call Chris Brown, 433-8839 ext. 240 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.