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Virtual Tour of Fayetteville Home with Heat Pump & Solar Panels


Join Pete Wirth of Fayetteville, NY as he gives a virtual tour of the energy efficient upgrades he has made to his home. He will feature his hybrid system, an Air Source Heat Pump connected in conjunction with his natural gas furnace and solar PV array! Pete will also briefly touch upon the many ways […]

Heat Pumps as a Climate Solution (Earth Week Event in Cazenovia)

Cazenovia Village Hall 90 Albany St, Cazenovia, NY

Heating & cooling buildings contributes 1/3 of NY’s carbon emissions. In this workshop, HeatSmart CNY Campaign Director, Lindsay Speer, will discuss how we can decarbonize the building sector. Learn how heat pumps can make your home more energy efficient and comfortable, and what grants and rebates are available to make it possible. Featuring a panel discussion with expert […]

Near Net Zero with Geothermal (Open House in Madison Co.)

Shelly Kempton's Home 3506 Hall Rd, Erieville, NY

Located in Erieville between Cazenovia and Hamilton, Shelly Kempton’s 2,700 sq. ft. house is an excellent local example of a near net zero home. When she built the house in 2020, she wanted it to be an educational example of a sustainable, low-carbon producing home. Shelly opted for horizontal geothermal, a heat pump water heater, […]

Heat Pumps 101: Cleaner, Greener Heating and Cooling

Heat Smart CNY is hosting an online community workshop. Learn how to make your home more energy efficient and install renewable heating and cooling technologies like air and ground source heat pumps. You can help save the planet while making your home safer and more comfortable! We’ll talk about how heat pumps work and the […]

Geothermal House Tour in Pompey

Tony & Martha Viglietta's Home 4116 Gibbs Rd, Manlius, NY

Environmental concerns combined with financial incentives prompted the Vigliettas to change energy systems and eliminate fossil fuel use in their home. Their heating was converted from expensive oil to efficient geothermal, paired with a heat pump water heater. They have also invested in electric vehicles and solar panels. Despite initial skepticism about heat pumps working […]