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HeatSmart CNY Upcoming Events – Earth Day Related!

Learn How You Can Fight Climate Change and Lower Your Energy Use at Virtual HeatSmart CNY Events

SYRACUSE, NY – Do you pay too much to heat your home? Is your home drafty? Do you want to end your dependency on fossil fuels or chopping wood? HeatSmart CNY will be holding a segries of virtual events to explain how you can switch to cleaner, greener heating and cooling with heat pumps.

Heat pumps are an exciting renewable technology which can extract heat from the ground or the air, and can both heat and cool buildings. Heat pumps and energy efficiency are a key way to reduce the environmental impact of homes and buildings, which make up a third of New York’s emissions.Heat pumps are also often cheaper, healthier, easier, and safer to operate than conventional heating systems.

HeatSmart CNY is a community program through the Central New York Regional Planning and Development Board and Alliance for A Green Economy, dedicated to making it easier and more affordable to electrify and improve the energy efficiency of our homes and buildings. They are one of the many Clean Heating and Cooling Community projects funded by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority across the state.

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has awarded over $9 million to support nearly 20 HeatSmart Community Campaigns throughout the state which conduct community outreach and education efforts to inform residents about the benefits of heat pumps, home energy efficiency improvements and other clean energy technologies.

Join HeatSmart CNY for the following virtual events to learn about what heat pumps are, how they work, and what incentives are available for you to install one. You can take a virtual tour of a home heated and cooled by heat pumps, have your questions answered by expert installers for free, and more. All events are free and open to the public.


Intro to Incentives for Cleaner and Greener Heating and Cooling

April 26, 2021 | 7 – 8 PM

RSVP here for the Zoom call link

Join HeatSmart CNY and Heat Smart Mohawk Valley for an online workshop on what incentives are available for you to go green.

They will discuss the thousands of dollars in incentives, tax credits, and financing options available for installing geothermal and air source heat pumps, heat pump water heaters, and improving energy efficiency with insulation and air sealing.

Sustainable Manlius EarthFest Presentation: Get Pumped with Heat Pumps!

April 29, 2021 | 7 – 8pm

RSVP here for the Zoom call link

Join Sustainable Manlius for a webinar to learn about heat pumps and how to get your home off fossil fuels. A local heat pump homeowner will also share their experience living with a heat pump.

RSVP for all upcoming EarthFest events here

Heat Pumps 101: Introduction to Cleaner and Greener Heating and Cooling

Mondays: May 10, June 14 2021 | 7 – 8 PM

May 10: RSVP here | June 14: RSVP here

This monthly webinar on the second Monday of the month explains the basics of how heat pumps work, incentives updates, and Q&A with expert installers.

How to Care for Your Air Source Heat Pump

May 22, 2021 | 2 – 3 PM

RSVP here for the Zoom call link

Do you have a ductless mini-split air source heat pump, or are you considering getting one? Join HeatSmart CNY for a webinar on best practices for using and maintaining it.

Heat Pump Case Studies and Testimonials

May 24, 2021 | 7 – 8 PM

RSVP here for the Zoom call link

Learn about the actual energy cost savings of multiple homeowners who have switched to renewable heat pumps in Central NY.


Virtual Tour of Utica House with Air Source Heat Pumps

June 28, 2021 6:30 PM

RSVP here for the Zoom call link

Join Maggie Reilly of New Hartford as she gives a virtual tour of her whole house air source heat pump system and solar PV array. Listen first hand to Maggie’s path to clean heat.


For more information about HeatSmartCNY, upcoming workshops, and how to enroll to install a heat pump, please like them on Facebook, follow them on Twitter, call them at 833-315-4328, email Lindsay at, or visit their website at

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