Ontario Ministry of Energy and GreenSaver welcome 200th applicant to MEER Program

Jun 14th, 2010 4:41 AM

Media Advisory
Attn: Community, Environment, Business, Real Estate Editors and Reporters

Ontario Ministry of Energy and GreenSaver welcome 200th applicant to MEER Program

GreenSaver will celebrate the 200th application to its Multifamily Energy Efficiency Rebates (MEER) program on June 16th in Ottawa. The program, which is funded by the Ontario Power Authority, provides over $30 million in energy efficiency upgrade incentives for a wide range of upgrades including lighting, heating, air conditioning, cladding and windows, and many others.  Apartment buildings, co-ops, shelters, condominiums and other dwellings with six residential units or more are eligible to apply.

The event will be held at Queen Elizabeth Towers in downtown Ottawa.  The building has completed a chiller upgrade and will receive $38,000 in rebates. Phil McNeeley, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Energy and Infrastructure and MPP for Ottawa Orleans, will be attending. Representatives from Ottawa Hydro and GreenSaver will also be on hand.

WHEN:

9:30 AM: Tour of Chiller Retrofit
10:00: Presentation of Rebates and Speeches
10:15: Q&A and Refreshments

WHERE:

530 Laurier Avenue West
Ottawa ON

For further information, please contact:

Allison Wallis, Marketing Manager, GreenSaver
416.803.1017 OR allison.wallis@greensaver.org

GreenSaver
is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to environmental energy efficiency offering energy audits, insulation solutions, new technologies like solar and province-wide energy conservation programs. They have pioneered Ontario residential energy conservation for 25 years with economically viable and environmentally friendly measures to help individuals and organizations with their energy needs (www.greensaver.org).