New York Energy Smart

August 6, 2010 Updated Aug 6, 2010 at 10:28 AM EST

New York Energy Smart News Updates are sponsored by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). Each segment features interesting and informative news about Energy Star products, services, and homes. The Energy Star label is known as a sign of saving electricity and therefore money…and the New York Energy Smart News Updates seen on WBNG-TV Action News help you learn how to save hundreds of dollars and modernize your home to be more efficient and use less energy.

These news features are seen mornings during Action News 6am to 7am and afternoons during Action News 5pm to 6pm. The New York Energy Smart Program is designed to support the public during the transition to a more competitive electricity market. The program provides research and development, environmental protection activities and energy efficiency services such as: • Loans for energy efficient projects and renewable technologies. • A Residential Technical Assistance Program - for owners of multi-family buildings to help improve energy efficiency reducing the energy burden for consumers. • Energy saving tips and ways for homeowners, business owners and local governments to save money. And they also offer guides for finding Energy Star Retailers, builders and contractors right here in our area.

For more information about the New York Energy Smart Program visit WWW.GETENERGYSMART.ORG These interesting and informative news features are seen mornings during Action News 6am to 7am and afternoons during Action News 5pm to 6pm.