BURLINGTON, ON, Nov. 5 /CNW/ - ClimateCare, an Ontario-based co-operative
of residential heating and cooling contractors, has pledged to be part of the
environmental solution by donating a portion of sales of heating and cooling
appliances to an Ontario solar energy park.
Since April, ClimateCare's members have raised more than $10,000 to
support The Sunpark Challenge.
Participating ClimateCare member contractors have donated one solar cell
for every furnace or air conditioner installed. Solar cells generate clean,
renewable electricity from the sun's power without greenhouse gas emissions.
"Being environmentally responsible is something all our members take very
seriously," says Mario Bernardi, Executive Director, ClimateCare Co-operative
Corp. "We're glad to support a venture like Sunpark and are proud to say we've
donated more than $10,000 in solar cells to date. We live, work and play in
the same communities as our customers, and are committed to making them a
As the environment is directly impacted by heating and cooling equipment,
ClimateCare members have pledged to be part of the solution, through this
initiative as well as helping customers switch to the most efficient furnaces,
boilers, air conditioners and other equipment available today, and through
customer education about energy conservation.
Solar parks are used extensively in Europe and Japan to generate
electricity from sunlight, but they have never been widely implemented in
Canada. The solar panels used in a solar park don't cause pollution, and are
capable of producing electricity in a safe, environmentally-friendly way for
ClimateCare (www.climatecare.com) is made up of home comfort
professionals that C.A.R.E. (Comfort. Accountability. Reliability.
Excellence.). Formed in 1992, the co-op is dedicated to superior customer
service, technical excellence and ongoing training.
For further information:
For further information: Mario Bernardi, Executive Director, ClimateCare
Co-operative Corp., 1-888-838-5390, firstname.lastname@example.org