New York, NY (PRWEB) February 13, 2011
Urban Green Energy, the New York-based manufacturer of small vertical axis wind turbines and hybrid wind/solar street lamps, today announces that its eddy GT 1kW vertical axis turbine will appear on ABC's Emmy award winning TV program, "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition." Air date is Sunday, February 13th (please check your local listings).
Urban Green Energy's eddy GT is now powering the Hurston family home in Cocoa, Florida. The Hurstons have been living in their flood-damaged home for over one year. Host Ty Pennington and the Extreme Makeover team, with the goal of building a livable home for the Hurston family, constructed a net zero home for the Hurstons. This included the installation of UGE's eddy GT 1kW wind turbine, which will produce more than 1,000 kWh of electricity per year for the home. Urban Green Energy's Ryan Gilchrist also lent a hand in the installation.
"When we started UGE, it was projects like this, ones that truly make a difference for the individuals using the product, that we saw ourselves getting involved in," said Urban Green Energy's CEO, Nick Blitterswyk. "We are so excited to be part of this heartwarming story and wish the Hurston family the best of luck in their new home."
For more information on the eddy GT and Urban Green Energy, please visit http://www.urbangreenenergy.com.
About Extreme Makeover
TV's Extreme Makeover is about the joy of doing things for others. It's about family, about America, and about these random acts of kindness that can restore your faith in people.
About the Hurston family
The Hurston family has been living in their flood-damaged home in Cocoa, Florida for over a year due to undetected flooding from a bathroom pipe burst, destroying much of their home and personal belongings.
About the eddy GT
Designed and manufactured by Urban Green Energy, the leader in vertical axis wind turbines, eddy is whisper quiet, resembling a modern art sculpture and produces clean energy day or night, year after year. Those interested in adding eddy into their residence qualify for a 30% federal incentive. Several states offer further incentives.
About Urban Green Energy
Urban Green Energy is a global leader in small wind energy and renewable energy systems. With over 100 quality distributors and installations in nearly 50 countries, UGE designs, manufactures, and markets cutting-edge vertical axis wind turbines as well as hybrid wind/solar streetlamps with a track record of high performance, safety, and reliability. UGE-trained representatives can answer questions, supply our products, and provide post-sales support locally, no matter where our customers are located. Please visit http://www.urbangreenenergy.com to learn more about how Urban Green Energy can help you live a more sustainable life.
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