CoolNYC Wins Award From Energy-Saving Pros
Con Edison & ThinkEco Nab Top Honors
NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2013
NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --CoolNYC, a program developed by Con
Edison and ThinkEco, has won two energy awards from The Association of Energy
Services Professionals (AESP).
CoolNYC won for Outstanding Achievement in Residential Program Design and
Implementation, and Outstanding Achievement in Pricing and Demand Response.
CoolNYC is a demand response program for window air conditioners, which are
one of summers' leading energy users in New York City. New Yorkers can
monitor their window air conditioner energy use and control it in real-time
from any browser or smart phone through the modlet smartAC technology
(http://www.coolnycprogram.com/). The CoolNYC program is a cost-effective way
to encourage customers to use energy wisely while achieving significant
"Con Edison wants to help our customers save energy and money, and the CoolNYC
program is a unique way to introduce a program that is easy to use," said
Adrianne Ortizo, program manager for Con Edison.
"By partnering with third-parties on programs like CoolNYC, utilities benefit
from a new way to engage their customers," said Mei Shibata, Chief Strategy
Officer at ThinkEco, Inc. "Our philosophy is that customer value is derived
only in part by new technologies, so our approach is to offer top-notch
marketing and service capabilities that complement the technology and help our
utility partners strengthen what they are already doing."
For utility customers, ThinkEco provides a fully serviced demand-response and
energy-efficiency offering that includes the modlet technology platform for
any plug-load (including room air conditioners) or central air conditioning
AESP, a 23 year old trade group, is a member-based association dedicated to
improving the delivery and implementation of energy efficiency, energy
management and distributed renewable resources.
About Con Edison
Con Edison is a subsidiary of Consolidated Edison, Inc. (NYSE: ED), one of the
nation's largest investor-owned energy companies, with approximately $13
billion in annual revenues and $40 billion in assets. The utility provides
electric, gas and steam service to more than 3 million customers in New York
City and Westchester County, New York.
Consolidated Edison, Inc. is in the global Carbon Disclosure Project's (CDP)
S&P 500 2012 Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) and has been recognized
by the CDP for six years in a row. 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.
New York City-based ThinkEco, Inc. is a leading provider of cloud-based energy
efficiency (EE) and demand response (DR) solutions. To enable connectivity to
multiple load types, ThinkEco offers a patented technology platform with
intelligent algorithms and attractive customer user interface that technology
partners and utilities can integrate with. The company also markets a suite of
its own energy-saving products to help make EE and DR more intuitive for end
users, including the modlet® and modlet smartAC.
For more information, visit www.thinkeco.com or follow the company on Twitter
@ThinkEco and Facebook at www.facebook.com/ThinkEco.
SOURCE Con Edison; ThinkEco, Inc.
Contact: Media Relations, Con Edison, +1-212-460-4111; or Annette Kelly,
ThinkEco, +1-212-684-2085, x104
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