Powerhouse to visit Town of Newfield, promote community Clean Heat Campaign

The Town of Newfield, Newfield Public Library, HeatSmart Tompkins, and Get Your GreenBack Tompkins are pleased to announce a one-day event featuring the Powerhouse tiny home, a mobile energy education and outreach tool.

On Sunday, May16th, Newfield residents and the general public will have the opportunity to explore the tiny home’s interactive exhibits on energy efficiency measures, heat pumps, and going solar. Visitors can also learn about thousands of dollars in grants and incentives available to help cover the cost of home energy improvements and clean heating and cooling technologies for eligible households (renters and homeowners). Energy educators from Get Your GreenBack Tompkins and HeatSmart Tompkins will be available to answer questions! Newfield residents are encouraged to enroll in the Newfield Clean Heat Campaign to get a free assessment for home energy improvements while helping to secure grant funding for the Town.

On the same day, Newfield Public Library staff invite the community to celebrate the opening of the town’s new History and Activity Center down the road at 198 Main Street, Newfield, NY 14867.

When: Sunday, May 16th, 2021, 11:00am – 3:00pm

Registration: Registration is not required to visit the Powerhouse during this event. However, members of the public may reserve a tour slot for their household in advance at https://calendly.com/tinypowerhouse/tour-the-powerhouse. One group at a time will be allowed inside the tiny home to explore exhibits. Face coverings required.

Where: Tioga State Bank parking lot, 183 Main Street, Newfield, NY 14867

Who: This event is free and open to Newfield residents and the general public

For more information about the Powerhouse, visit https://www.tinypowerhouse.org/