Educating Families, Businesses on Energy Efficiency

By Sam Gaddes

February 1, 2013 Updated Feb 1, 2013 at 8:22 PM EDT

Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) The Greater Binghamton Chamber steps out to support Broome County's new Office of Energy Development.

"I am happy to announce that the chamber will be co sponsoring the first program, that is going to be offered by the office," Chamber CEO Lou Santoni said Friday.

Broome County Executive Debbie Preston formed the office to help provide guidance on the development and expansion of alternative, renewable and traditional energy sources.

The office will also provide education and resources to business and residential customers on how to save money.

The chamber is sponsoring the first energy efficiency seminar. It's free and open to businesses, non-profit agencies and owners of multi-family dwellings.

The seminar is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 12 at the Riverwalk Hotel.

The seminar is limited to 60 people.

To find out how to sign up, click here.