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Briefing targets energy use of residential buildings in New York City

Danfoss and the Alliance to Save Energy will co-sponsor a briefing September 15 in New York City titled “Energy Efficiency: The Path to NYC’s Residential Transformation.” The event will explore the strategies and technologies capable of transforming energy consumption in the city’s multi-unit residential buildings.

Scheduled speakers include:

• Rep. Paul Tonko (D-NY)

• Francis Murray, president and CEO, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)

• Kateri Callahan, president, Alliance to Save Energy

• Tom Sahagian, energy division manager, Power Concept, L.L.C.

This event will explore the goals and challenges facing New York City and share information regarding actual energy savings results from the recent heating technology installation in two New York City co-ops. Discussions will address the strategies for enhanced sustainability, building codes, energy-efficient technologies and investments that will integrate environmental and energy policy to transform New York City into a model of efficiency for existing residential buildings throughout the country.

“Energy efficiency plays an increasingly important role in the economies of our cities,” said Lyle Moroz, vice president, Danfoss Heating Solutions. “As part of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s comprehensive PlaNYC initiative to improve the city environment, city leaders are giving special attention to the challenge of transforming energy use in existing residential buildings. Their insights and experience can provide valuable feedback for anyone facing similar challenges in the urban environment, especially with respect to the mid- and large-sized multi-unit buildings that are such a critical link in the urban housing delivery chain.”

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