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On May 7, 2012 Amherst New York passed a resolution adopting the New York State D.E.C. Climate Smart Communities Pledge.
Climate Smart Communities (CSC) is an unprecedented partnership between New York State and local communities. Its goal is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save taxpayer dollars through climate smart actions that also promote community goals of health and safety, affordability, economic vitality and quality of life.
Dr. Patricia Trawinski has been selected as the coordinator of the climate smart communities committee for the Town of Amherst, N.Y. The committee is currently seeking interested parties who possess some knowledge of energy issues and would like to volunteer for this committee.
Dr. Trawinski can be contacted at the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
“I feel strongly that it is important to protect and preserve the resources of our community for future generations. My administration is committed to make Amherst a model 'Green' community.”
Dr. Barry A. Weinstein,
Supervisor, Town of Amherst
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Green Businesses You Need to Know celebrating Amherst Green businesses/organizations
Town of Amherst has many green businesses and organizations helping the community lower utility cost, save energy and reduce our environmental impacts.
Each month Renew Amherst will highlight one unique and novel business or organization nominated by the community.
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The featured green business for this month is VP Supply Renewable Energy Division
A recent addition to the Renewable Energy division is the Aquatherm line of environmentally friendly piping products. Aquatherm's Polypropylene piping systems cost less than a third of the energy to produce, and generate a fraction of the air, water, and soil pollution when compared to metal systems, and are completely nontoxic... Continued
- A free energy audit is available for Erie County residents with annual household income less than 200 percent of the Area Median Income (AMI)... Learn more Visit program website
- Need help weatherize home/rented properties? Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) helps income-eligible families and individuals lower their heating/cooling costs by making houses more energy efficient. Both single-family and multi-family houses are eligible... Read More...
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