Green Features at Endicott

Endicott Wildlife Sanctuary is doing its part to leave a lighter footprint on the environment by utilizing green technology.

Conserving Energy

  • Energy and lighting audits completed and recommendations implemented
  • Additional insulation has been installed and the buildings have been airsealed
  • All incandescent light bulbs have been replaced with LED light bulbs
  • Refrigerators have been replaced with EnergyStar models
  • Replaced computer monitors with energy-efficient computer monitors
  • Installed programmable thermostats
  • Electric-powered property management equipment purchased and in use

Buying Electricity Generated from Renewable Sources

  • 100% green electricity purchased from Green Energy Consumers Alliance (New England Wind product) for all electricity not produced on site

Generating Renewable Energy

  • Photovoltaic array (6.9kW) installed
  • Tesla Powerwall stores energy generated by the photovoltaic array to be used in the event of a power outage

Replacing Vehicles

  • One Toyota Prius hybrid purchased

Conserving Water

  • Dual-flush toilets installed
  • EnergyStar/WaterSense dishwasher installed

Enhancing Energy Education

  • Interpretation of energy and water conservation features and photovoltaic array
  • Photovoltaic array electricity production on internet in real time


  • Composting of kitchen waste from staff and preschool