Gayle Dougherty (email@example.com)
Colleen Ryan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Phone: 866-NYSERDA ext. 3359
Queens Borough President Contact:
Brian Warner (Brian.Warner@nypa.gov)
Hugh Weinberg (email@example.com)
the BE COOL Challenge
Borough President Marshall 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 Queens Borough President Helen
WHAT: Take the BE COOL challenge
to save electricity and reduce carbon dioxide emissions this summer
with energy efficient air conditioning.
Outside Queens Borough Hall at 120-55 Queens Boulevard
August 1, 2007 at 1 p.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
Edison customers living in New York City or
Westchester County who turn in an old, working room air
may earn $35 or $100 towards the purchase of a new ENERGY STAR®
qualified room air
Queens residents have already turned in
1,599 room air conditioners
saving 194,325 kWh of
Queens has already reduced 212,202
pounds of carbon dioxide, the equivalent of taking
21 cars off the
road for a year.
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
public institutions including schools, hospitals and universities.
www.nypa.gov to learn
more about the New York Power Authority.
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