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Your Stories: FitzLimo Goes Green

January 6th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Challenge News, Commercial, Your Stories

Your Stories: FitzLimo Goes Green

FitzLimo, a transportation company located in Geneva, New York, is working to reduce their carbon footprint and encourages other businesses to take action, too. “All of our diesel vehicles are currently running on Biodiesel fuel which has over 75% less emissions,” explains Derek Whitney, a representative for the company.  Because FitzLimo is located in a [...]

Your Stories: Amanda Sopchak, Syracuse, NY

January 6th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Challenge News, Residential, Your Stories

Your Stories: Amanda Sopchak, Syracuse, NY

On November 1, my boyfriend Adam and I moved out of our parents’ house and into an apartment together.  It was time.  We both excitedly packed up our entire lives into boxes and suitcases, threw them into our cars, and took about a hundred trips back and forth from our houses to the new apartment [...]

Your Stories: Debra and Ken Brock

June 11th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Renewable Energy, Residential, Your Stories

Your Stories: Debra and Ken Brock

Debra Brock had been a business analyst, but always wanted to return to farming. So when they moved to Preble, she became a town board member. Along with that, she and her husband, Ken, began to operate a small niche farm where they have recently installed a solar photovoltaic system. The Brocks began to realize that [...]

Your Stories: Peter Wirth, Fayetteville, NY

March 16th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Residential, Your Stories

Your Stories: Peter Wirth, Fayetteville, NY

Peter Wirth has reduced his Fayetteville home’s electric consumption by almost 50 percent. “When I moved into my wife’s home 10 years ago, we began by replacing an old refrigerator with an ENERGY STAR® one. We then went through the home and replaced as many incandescent bulbs with CFL’s as possible,” said Peter during a [...]

Your Stories: Peter Cann, Canastota, NY

June 8th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Your Stories

Your Stories: Peter Cann, Canastota, NY

As you get involved in the CNY Energy Challenge, you’ll probably learn a lot about and put  a lot of time into conserving energy in your home—but have ever given any thought to where your energy comes from? Canastota resident Peter Cann, a homeowner and business owner, tells us that he is not only invested [...]

Your Stories: How do you save?

June 8th, 2011  |  by  |  published in FEATURED ACTIONS, Your Stories

Your Stories: How do you save?

Have you made changes at your home or at work that will help save energy and protect the environment? If so, tell us about them and have your story featured on the Central New York Energy Challenge Web site. We are gathering stories from folks like you from around the region in any format that [...]

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