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Photo and Caption:  Weatherization Blitz To Help Lower Income New Yorkers With Winter Home Heating Costs:  New York Power Authority And Village Of Solvay Kick Off Energy Efficiency Program

December 3, 2008

The Weatherization Kit is a key component of the New York Power Authority’s “Weatherization Blitz” program to help lower-income residents, in Solvay, reduce their home heating costs by 10 to 15 percent this winter.  The Kits include caulk for doors and windows; weather-stripping and door sweeps; shrink-fit window kits; compact fluorescent bulbs and an LED nightlight fixture; a hot-water temperature gauge and refrigerator thermometer; and a low-flow showerhead and faucet aerators. The kits also include equipment for testing for radon gas, which comes from the natural decay in uranium that is found in nearly all soils.

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For more information, please contact:  Christine Pritchard, 518-322-9143, christine.pritchard@nypa.gov

 

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