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Answer the Call: NYC Wants You to Make It More Efficient

New York City has just issued two Calls for Innovation: the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) and the Mayor’s Office of Technology and Innovation (MOTI) wants your help. Specifically, the city needs ideas on how to reduce the demand for and costs of electricity and heat in their public housing. And anyone from around the world is welcome to pitch in their idea.

Heat and Electric

The goal of each call for innovation is to reduce costs for the city’s housing authority buildings. Here’s more info on the heat-related call:

“The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) seeks one or more technical solutions to implement pilot projects that will reduce energy loads from heat and hot water and produce utility cost savings in 16 housing developments that are connected to Consolidated Edison (ConEd) district steam heat”

And here’s the electricity call

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