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NYPA Visitors Center to Play Host to Free Energy Code Workshop and Energy Efficiency Expo

Steve Ramsey

April 25, 2008


NORTH BLENHEIM—The admission-free visitors center at the New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project will play host to a free energy code workshop and energy efficiency expo on Wednesday, May 21 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The workshop will be presented by Mike DeWein, technical director of the Building Codes Assistance Project (BCAP) of the Alliance to Save Energy. The workshop is open to regional code officials, builders, contractors, design professionals and other interested parties. All participants are eligible to continue education credits.

The energy efficiency expo will be held in conjunction with the workshop and include displays by Building Codes Assistance Project, Advanced Energy Panels, Parksite Plunkett Webster, Curtis Lumber, Capital Region Builders and Remodelers Association, US Greenfiber and the Building Performance Contractors Association.

Other organizations can arrange to participate by calling the visitors center at 1-800-724-0309.

The visitor’s center is located on Route 30, 17 miles south of Middleburgh and five miles north of Grand Gorge.

  About NYPA:

■    NYPA uses no tax money or state credit.  It finances its operations through the sale of bonds and revenues earned in large part through sales of electricity.  ■    NYPA is a leader in promoting energy-efficiency, new energy technologies and electric transportation initiatives.  ■    It is the nation’s largest state-owned electric utility, with 18 generating facilities in various parts of the state and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines.

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