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June 28, 2014

Free light bulbs offered at New Wilmington event

NEW CASTLE — New Wilmington residents will be able to receive free light bulbs next month.

The borough and Efficiency Smart are hosting customer appreciation days from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 9 and 10 at the borough building, 134 High St.

During the event, Efficiency Smart staff will distribute five free compact fluorescent light bulbs to those attending. Also distributed will be kits with rebate forms and energy efficiency tips.

In addition, all those attending will be entered into a drawing to win free LED bulbs.

Compact fluorescent bulbs use 75 percent less energy than incandescent bulbs.

Information about the services and incentives available to New Wilmington electric customers is available by visiting www.efficiencysmart.org or call (877) 889-3777.

Efficiency Smart contracts with the borough to promote energy savings for electric customers. Its services include rebates for energy-efficient residential products; free removal of old, inefficient refrigerators and freezers from homes; and rebates for more than 90 energy-efficient products and services for businesses.

The firm also offers technical assistance, account management services and customized financial incentives for commercial and industrial customers.

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