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Community Environmental Center receives Service Merit Award from NYSERDA

 Queens, NY, October 26, 2011 – Community Environmental Center (CEC), the Queens nonprofit dedicated to energy efficiency and green building solutions, has received a Service Merit Award from NYSERDA (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority), announced Richard Cherry, CEC’s founder and president. 

NYSERDA announced the award and others at NYSERDA’s 2011 Partner Summit on October 24. The award to CEC is specifically “For dedication and commitment providing energy services to the multifamily market.”

“Community Environmental Center is honored and delighted to receive this recognition,” said Cherry, from CEC’s headquarters in Long Island City, Queens. “CEC and NYSERDA have had a long partnership, and CEC is grateful that NYSERDA has supported this very important work of providing energy efficiency to multifamily buildings in New York City.”

Cherry founded CEC in 1994. CEC is the largest weatherization provider under New York State’s Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP), consults and contracts for sustainable building projects in the private sector, and is a proponent of green living and working conditions the world over.

For more information about CEC, please visit us at www.CECenter.org

Press Contact: Alexis Greene, 718-784-1444, ext. 156.  



Alexis is the public relations coordinator at CEC.

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