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Con Edison Green Team Awards Multi-Family Customers and Contractors for Saving Energy

Thursday, April 05, 2012

Con Edison Green Team Awards Multi-Family Customers and Contractors for Saving Energy12:41 EDT Thursday, April 05, 2012 NEW YORK (Business Wire) -- The Con Edison Green Team recently honored six of its top-performing customers and three contractors for energy-saving accomplishments achieved through its Multi-Family Energy Efficiency Program. Back Row (L to R): Abraham Francis Fallon, Broadway Housing Communities; Joe O'Brien, Riverdale Electrical Services; Chris Anelante, Lemle & Wolff Inc.; Gregory Elcock, Con Edison; Mark Thomson, Con Edison; Brian Tivnan, Riverdale Electrical Services; Michael Barabara, Coop Board President, Bryn Mawr Ridge Owners Corp.; Simon Soloff, EnTech Digital Controls; Izzy Friedman, EnTech Front Row (L to R): Michelle Levi, OnBulb; Batsheva Eisen, OnBulb; David Hepinstall, Association for Energy Affordability, Inc.; Sol Levy, EnTech; Heshy Mandel, EnTech Not Pictured: Harris Bostic, Abyssinian Development Corporation (on behalf of Mother Zion HDFC); Peter Lepore, Apartment Management Associates (on behalf of Shore Haven Apts.); Representative from Lantern Group (Photo: Business Wire) The program has paid out $4.7 million in incentives and helped customers save 7,100 megawatts in electricity and 75,000 dekatherms. Additionally, the Con Edison Green Team has completed energy efficiency projects in 600 multi-family buildings and installed free energy-saving measures in 11,000 apartments. “These customers and contractors are blazing a trail to energy efficiency in multi-family buildings,” said Gregory Elcock, Program Manager, Con Edison Multi-Family Energy Efficiency Program. Award winners include: Award Name     Awardee   Portfolio with Highest Acquired Electrical Savings Shore Haven Apartments LLC Portfolio with Highest Acquired Gas Savings Lemle & Wolff, Inc. Building with Highest Acquired Electrical Savings 2612 Broadway, New York Building with Highest Acquired Gas Savings 2640 Frederick Douglass Blvd. Property Manager of the Year Lemle & Wolff, Inc. Co-op of the Year 4-17 Stokes Rd., Yonkers Building with Highest In-unit Savings Acquired 10 Fort Washington Ave., New York Contractor of the Year: Electrical Riverdale Electrical Services Contractor of the Year: Heating Entech Digital Controls Contractor of the Year: Sales OnBulb The Multi-Family Energy Efficiency Program provides financial incentives for approved electric and gas energy efficiency upgrades based on a free energy survey. To participate in the program, buildings must have five to 75 units and an active Con Edison electric and/or natural gas account for the common areas that pays into the Systems Benefit Charge (SBC). Financial incentives are available for energy efficiency improvements in common areas, including: Heating system upgrades to high efficiency equipment Heating control installation including energy management systems, boiler reset controls and thermostats Roof and heating pipe insulation Upgrades to high efficiency fluorescent lighting and light-emitting diode (LED) exit signs Installation of occupancy sensors Premium efficiency motors for pumps and fans Upgrades to high efficiency central air conditioning Additional incentives are available for energy efficiency improvements within individual units. Residents receive up to six free compact fluorescent light bulbs and may be eligible for high-efficiency showerheads, faucet aerators, and other energy-saving devices. Owners and managers of multi-family Con Edison customer properties can learn how to participate by calling 1-877-870-6118. The Con Edison Green Team has an energy efficiency program available for almost everyone. To learn which program is right for you, call the Green Team at 1-877-860-6118 or visit www.conEd.com/greenteam. Con Edison is a subsidiary of Consolidated Edison, Inc. (NYSE: ED), one of the nation's largest investor-owned energy companies, with approximately $13 billion in annual revenues and $39 billion in assets. The utility provides electric, gas and steam service to more than three million customers in New York City and Westchester County, New York. For additional financial, operations and customer service information, visit us on the Web at www.conEd.com, at our green site, www.coned.com/thepowerofgreen, or find us on Facebook at Power of Green. Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=50230690&lang=en For Con EdisonElizabeth Matthews, 212-460-4111matthewse@coned.comorAgency Contact:Gayle Nowak, 978-525-3742gayle@haggman.com