Efficiency NB

New online tools for municipalities and groups promoting energy efficiency (10/06/22)

NB 1035

June 22, 2010

SAINT JOHN (CNB) - Efficiency NB has created a toolbox of resources to help municipalities and community groups educate residents about the importance and benefits of energy efficiency.

A new community awareness toolbox has been added to Efficiency NB's website and includes monthly energy efficiency tips, articles, presentations and helpful links to complement efforts in public education at the local community level.

"Municipalities and communities are key partners in raising the awareness about the importance of energy efficiency," said Energy Minister Jack Keir. "Efficiency NB has done a great job engaging communities in encouraging energy efficiency and many of those communities are leading by example. This toolbox will be a valuable resource to help communities lower energy use and reduce greenhouse gas emissions."

Community representatives using the toolbox will also have the opportunity to subscribe to Community Update, a newsletter highlighting energy efficiency successes and information about the various programs available.

The toolbox and the monthly newsletter are part of an entire website section for communities that also provides:



MEDIA CONTACT: Tracey Somers, communications, Efficiency NB, 506-643-2860.