Gayle Dougherty (email@example.com)
Colleen Ryan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Phone: 866-NYSERDA ext. 3359
Manhattan Borough President Contact:
Brian Warner (Brian.Warner@nypa.gov)
Carmen Boon (email@example.com)
the BE COOL Challenge
Borough President Stringer helps launch air conditioner campaign
save energy and reduce carbon impact
New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA),
New York Power Authority (NYPA), Con Edison and Manhattan Borough
President Scott Stringer
WHAT: Take the BE COOL challenge
to save electricity and reduce carbon dioxide emissions this summer
with energy efficient air conditioning.
WHERE: City Hall Park
WHEN: July 18, 2007 at 11 a.m.
As part of the BE COOL campaign administered by NYSERDA, the county
with the highest percentage of residents participating in the BE
COOL Challenge will be honored as the “coolest”. As an added
incentive, Con Edison customers living in New York City or
Westchester County who turn in an old, working room air conditioner
may earn $35 or $100 towards the purchase of a new ENERGY STAR®
qualified room air conditioner.
WOW! Manhattan residents have already
turned in 181 room air conditioners saving 20,425 kWh of
electricity. Manhattan has already reduced 22,304 pounds of carbon
dioxide, the equivalent of taking 4,380 cars off the road for a
NYSERDA uses innovation and technology to solve some of New York's
most difficult and environmental problems in ways that improve the
State's economy. Visit
www.GetEnergySmart.org for more information.
NYPA is the nation's largest state-owned electric utility and
provides energy-saving services and clean energy technologies to
public institutions including schools, hospitals and universities.
www.nypa.gov to learn more about the New York Power Authority.
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