NYPA Visitors Center to Play Host
to Free Energy Code Workshop and Energy Efficiency Expo
April 25, 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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
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
Other organizations can arrange to participate
by calling the visitors center at 1-800-724-0309.
visitor’s center is located on Route 30, 17 miles south of
Middleburgh and five miles north of Grand Gorge.
■ 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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