Outreach and Events
For more information on past events and to watch webinar recordings, please see below.
Sustainable Landscaping: Everything You Need to Know
April 20th, 2023: Energize East Hampton hosted a panel discussion with sustainable landscaping experts to have an informative conversation about native vegetation, soil health, and other sustainable practices that you can adopt in your own backyard. This was the third part to our “Everything You Need to Know” series on energy and sustainability topics and initiatives. Watch the recording of the live panel discussion below.
All-Electric Homes: Everything You Need to Know
On December 7th, 2022 Energize East Hampton hosted a panel discussion with efficient home builders, heat pump installers, homeowners with air-source heat pumps, and other experts. This was the second part to our “Everything You Need to Know” series on energy and sustainability topics meant to help share information and be resource for anyone interested. Watch a recording of the panel discussion below.
Electric Vehicles: Everything You Need to Know
On July 11th, 2022 Energize East Hampton hosted a panel discussion with Electric Vehicle owners and experts to engage with a lively audience and moderator on the topic of Electric Vehicles. This is the first part to our “Everything You Need to Know” series on energy and sustainability topics and initiatives. Please see below for the recording of the live panel discussion.
Home Energy Efficiency Webinar
On March 15, 2022 Energize East Hampton hosted an informational webinar with GreenTeam LI to introduce our newest program – the Green Heating and Cooling Campaign. This campaign can assist residents and businesses learning about and pursuing options for green heating and cooling technologies to improve their home’s energy efficiency, reduce carbon emissions, and save money on utility bills. Please see below to view the recording of this webinar.
Green Heating & Cooling East Hampton Campaign Webinar
On December 7, 2021 the Town launched the newest Energize East Hampton program – Green Heating & Cooling East Hampton – with a webinar hosted by the Town’s Department of Natural Resources and Renewable Energy Long Island. The Green Heating & Cooling campaign helps residents and businesses who want to improve how they heat and cool their homes and buildings by making electric heat pump installations and weatherization improvements easier and more affordable. The webinar included presentations by the Town’s selected installation partners Green Team LI and Bestaire by Marios. Watch a recording the webinar below.
Home Energy Assessment Webinar
A virtual webinar presented by Energize East Hampton with guest speaker Jay Best of Green Team LI. This September 30, 2021 webinar detailed the benefits of a home energy assessment and how to get one for FREE through Energize East Hampton’s partner Long Island Green Homes. Make your home more energy efficient and comfortable, while saving money on your utility bills. Sign up for a FREE home energy assessment today! View a recording of the webinar below.
Walk Bike East Hampton Webinar
A virtual webinar held on June 16, 2021 for those who like to walk, bike or run! The Town of East Hampton, joined by Transit Solutions, USGBC-LI Sustainable Transportation Committee and Suffolk County Planning Department shared enticing active transportation options such as East Hampton’s over 200 miles of trails, shopping, dining and strolling routes, bike rental locations around Town and future hiking/biking plans. Watch a recording of the webinar below.
Drive Electric Long Island EV 101 Webinar
The Town of East Hampton partnered with Drive Electric Long Island on the second webinar of the sustainable transportation web series (see first webinar below) focused on electric vehicles (EV). Long Island is the State’s leader in EV adoption. Many people are seeing the benefits of EVs over gasoline engines, from lower maintenance and operating costs, to reducing our impact on the environment. Learn all about the benefits of EVs and hear from East Hampton EV owners what it is really like to own and drive an electric vehicle. Watch a recording of the May 18, 2021 webinar below.
Transportation Innovation Series Webinar
This webinar, held on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 was the first in a three part webinar series on sustainable transportation. The Town of East Hampton partnered with Transit Solutions and the US Green Building Council- Long Island Sustainable Transportation Committee to host this webinar. Topics covered included alternative to single-occupancy vehicle use when traveling to, from and around East Hampton such as public transit and ride-sharing. The LIRR, Hampton Jitney, local electric shuttle service Circuit, East Hampton bike rental shops and 511NY RideShare are all sustainable transportation options highlighted in the webinar that the community can use to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector. Watch a recording of the webinar below.
Solar Power Webinar
A webinar on solar power and the Town’s Solarize East Hampton campaign was held on Thursday, March 18, 2021. The Town’s Solarize campaign partner, GreenLogic Energy discussed the benefits of generating clean, renewable solar power for your home or business, and how doing so can help save money on your electric bills. The Town’s Solarize East Hampton campaign makes it easier and more affordable for East Hampton homeowners and businesses to make the switch to solar. Watch a recording of the full webinar below.
View the slides from GreenLogic’s presentation below.
Community Choice Aggregation Webinar
A one hour informational webinar on CCA followed by Q&A was held by the Town of East Hampton with Renewable Energy Long Island on August 17, 2020 featuring guest speakers Brad Tito from New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), Justin Bell from Long Island Power Authority (LIPA), and Dan Welsh from Sustainable Westchester.
Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) is a program that allows local governments to procure electricity and/or natural gas supply on behalf of customers in their communities from a provider other than the current utility. Under CCA, municipalities and their residents and businesses, have a choice over where the power they purchase comes from, potentially allowing for a greener power supply and lower energy rates. CCA can also provide discounts and incentives for various products and services. The Town Board is considering legislation that would enable exploring if CCA could benefit East Hampton. The first public hearing on CCA enabling legislation was held on June 4, 2020.
Slide deck presented by Brad Tito of NYSERDA:
Slide deck presented by Dan Welsh of Sustainable Westchester:
Slide deck presented by Justin Bell of LIPA: