Free Resources for New Yorkers – Alternatives to Con-Ed New York

• The Power is in Your Hands www.powerisinyourhands.org. A new web site from the Alliance and 20%20 partners with extensive tips and resources to arm consumers with the power to manage their energy bills this winter.
• Free Alliance to Save Energy resources. Obtain a free booklet, recently updated and redesigned in 2005, Power$mart: The Power is in Your Hands , by calling 1-888-878-3256 or previewing a PDF version. An interactive Home Energy Checkup allows handymen (or women) to troubleshoot their homes’ energy waste while calculating efficient improvements.
• Free Department of Energy resources. Obtain a free booklet, Energy Savers: Tips on Saving Energy and Money at Home, in English or Spanish by calling 1-877-337-3463 or view an online PDF version.
• Free Environmental Protection Agency resources. Obtain a free copy of Guide to Energy-Efficient Cooling and Heating which is available at www.energystar.gov from the heating and cooling product pages or by calling 1-888-STAR-YES (1-888-782-7937). Download the ENERGY STAR Action Guide 5 Steps You Can Take to Reduce Air Pollution.
• Free home insulation booklet from North American Insulation Manufacturer’s Association (NAIMA).
• Free booklet for New Yorkers: It’s Right. . . and Right at Home, a brochure with energy-saving tips. Contact 877.NY-SMART (877.697.6278) or residential@nyserda.org. For more tips, visit www.GetEnergySmart.org, the consumer web site of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)

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