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Attention Building Owners and Managers: New York State Thermostat Disposal Requirement


Effective July 1, 2014, the Mercury Thermostat Collection Act of 2013 requires that out-of-service mercury-containing thermostats be disposed of through an authorized mercury thermostat collection site. The Act also prohibits such thermostats to be disposed of through solid waste management facilities.

Please read the attached fact sheet to learn more about these requirements and to locate authorized mercury-containing thermostat collection sites.


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Multifamily Energy Performance Portfolio (MEPP)

NYSERDA offers a portfolio of programs and incentives for owners, facility managers, developers, and condo/co-op boards of multifamily buildings with five or more units in New York State. NYSERDA’s programs make it easier to assess, fund, implement, and measure energy efficiency upgrades that improve building performance and save money.
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