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NYSERDA Earns EPA Award

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) with a 2011 ENERGY STAR  Sustained Excellence Award on Tuesday, April 12, for its continued leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficiency.

The 2011 Sustained Excellence Awards are given to a select group of organizations that have exhibited outstanding leadership year after year. Winners have reduced greenhouse gas emissions by setting and achieving aggressive goals, employing innovative approaches, and showing others what can be achieved through energy efficiency.

This award recognizes NYSERDA’s ongoing leadership across the ENERGY STAR program, including energy-efficient products, services, new homes and buildings in the commercial, industrial and public sectors.

Here’s a look at NYSERDA’s 2010 highlights:

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Efficiency Seminar in Uniondale Nov. 12

The Long Island Power Authority, US EPA, NYSERDA and Efficiency First will host a seminar to discuss the latest information on how to make Long Island homes more energy efficient, Friday, November 12.

The seminar is being held at the Omni Building at 333 Earle Ovington Boulevard in Uniondale and will begin at 8:30 a.m. Each agency will focus on a different topic including financial rebates (LIPA); how Energy STAR programs can help save consumers money (EPA); Green jobs (NYSERDA); and an update on HOME STAR and other federal legislation (Efficiency First).

Coffee and a light breakfast will be served. Seating is limited so please contact Lisanne Altman at Laltmann@lipower.org or 516-719-9843 to RSVP.

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