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Due to the anticipated decommissioning of the Indian Point Energy Center in 2016, Westchester County and New York City will likely experience very serious energy shortages. In attempt to mitigate power outages during peak hours, Con Edison and NYSERDA have … Continue reading

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The Bedford Stuyvesant YMCA Upgrades Their Lighting and Saves More Than $10,000 A Year On Their Electric Bill!

The Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA was founded in 1888 to cater to a then fast-growing community.  It has since steadily expanded into today’s 65,000 square-foot facility, providing a multitude of programs committed to promoting healthy living for its members ranging from toddlers … Continue reading

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New Demand Response Programs Offer Big Cash Payments to Business and Industry

A rapidly growing number of businesses are receiving checks for thousands of dollars, month after month, from a most unexpected source…their electric supplier (e.g. a local electric utility). In return for helping the electric supplier reduce the cost of supplying … Continue reading

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Case Study: Bright Energy Services Manages Major Energy Upgrades for Manufacturing/Warehouse/Office Facility

Bright Energy Services led a team that provided technical and administrative assistance for a company to perform major energy upgrades. Colonial Needle operates two adjoining buildings in White Plains, NY, in which warehouse, office, and light manufacturing activities occur. The … Continue reading

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LED Lighting at McBurney YMCA

Check out this amazing lighting retrofit and energy savings story happening at the McBurney YMCA in NYC. These changes will help to ensure energy savings in the Pool Area, Strength and Training Room as well as to reduce operational expenses. … Continue reading

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Maximizing Financial Incentives/Rebates for Industrial, Commercial, and Institutional Energy Efficiency Projects

More and more industrial, commercial, and institutional facility owners and managers are embarking upon energy efficiency projects for their buildings as they start to realize that going “green” saves “green” (money) if done right. Such programs often pay back the … Continue reading

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