The Network for a Sustainable Tomorrow is a community-based network of programs working towards social, environmental, and economic justice and equity in our region. NEST catalyzes and convenes new initiatives and partnerships, and does outreach and education to build a stronger and more resilient Southern Tier.
NEST’s current programs focus on clean energy outreach, education, climate justice, and economic well-being. Choose a program below to learn more, or browse all programs from the navigation menu.
Heat Smart Southern Tier can help you transition your heating and cooling system from fossil fuels to clean energy! HSST provides guidance on home energy efficiency improvements, heat pump technologies, and incentives available for homeowners. Partnering with NYSERDA approved installers across the Southern Tier, we can help you get your project started.
Binghamton Community Power connects residents with resources to lower their energy bills and improve their environment at home. BCP also studies local energy usage through surveys, focus groups, and workshops.
After installing Air Source Heat Pumps in his own home, Justin Wadsworth testifies to their comfort and efficiency! The homeowner and RYCOR Comfort Specialist Mike Ihnachak discuss the installation process, comfort of heat pumps to heat and cool your home, how to finance them, and other benefits! Check out the video below!