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Con Edison Media Relations
For Immediate Release: January 20, 2011
10:45 am

Stop Those Energy Leaks
Con Edison Launches $50 Home Energy Survey

NEW YORK - Con Edison customers can get a home energy survey for $50 and receive energy-saving bulbs and other devices at no extra cost. Holly Malekian of Dobbs Ferry, NY was among the first to benefit from the survey when “Green Team” experts installed weather stripping and compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) in their home and recommended updated attic insulation, among other improvements.

This new program is part of the company commitment to help customers save on energy bills while helping the environment. Con Edison residential electric customers in one-to-four family homes are eligible for the incentives.

“I learned a great deal about how energy efficient my home could be with just a few simple changes, as well as the savings I can get by participating in the various other programs the Green Team recommended.  I really needed the Smartstrip and didn’t realize how much money the CFLs and weather stripping he installed would save me,” said Ms. Malekian.

Con Edison “Green Team” professionals are now available to visit customers’ homes and provide a customized list of recommendations on how best to save money. While there, experts will install free energy-saving products such as CFLs, a Smart power strip, and other free energy-saving devices, all at no extra cost.

“This survey is an easy, yet detailed way to show our customers how to save money on their bills and run their homes at peak efficiency,” said Cristina Coltro, energy efficiency programs manager, Con Edison.

Con Edison has an energy efficiency program available for almost everyone. For more information, visit www.conEd.com/energyefficiency  or call Con Edison’s “Green Team” at 1-877-870-6118.

Con Edison provides electric, gas and steam service to more than 3 million customers in New York City and Westchester County, New York. The global Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has ranked Consolidated Edison, Inc. #1 among all S&P 500 companies in its 2010 Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index, as well as # 1 among utilities in the CDP's new Carbon Performance Leadership Index. Consolidated Edison, Inc. also has been recognized for its environmental performance by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Energy and other organizations.

For additional 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.


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