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Mayor announces competition to save energy

Posted by Trina Edwards - email

CORRYVILLE, OH (FOX19) - Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory and Duke Energy have announced an apartment energy competition to reduce energy usage in eight city apartment buildings.

The Mayor's Young Professional Kitchen Cabinet created the competition to challenge apartment residents to compete against their neighbors to reduce energy usage between their August and September Duke Energy bill. The resident in each building who achieves the highest percent reduction will win a $200 prize from Duke Energy.

"There are countless ways to improve the energy efficiency of almost everyone's home," Mayor Mallory said.  "By being more proactive in controlling your energy usage, you can save a lot of money."

The eight apartment buildings contributing include: Sycamore Place, East 8th Lofts, Gramercy on Garfield, Lofts at Shillito Place, Groton Lofts, Greenwich on the Park, Village at Stetson Square, and Bellevue Gardens Apartments. 

The goal of the Mayor's Apartment Building Competition is to reduce energy usage, save citizens money, promote energy efficiency awareness, and foster neighborly competition.  To participate, residents of the apartment buildings should submit their energy bills to their building manager by November 1.  The Mayor will announce the winners and the total energy saved sometime in November.

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