TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - May 24, 2006) - Enbridge Gas Distribution (TSX:ENB) (NYSE:ENB) is proud to sponsor Code Green, a six-episode CBC TV home renovation reality show. The mini-series follows 12 Canadian homeowners as they compete to make their homes more energy efficient and help reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The winners of the challenge will receive the grand prize, a 2006 Toyota Prius gas/electric hybrid car.
Enbridge Gas Distribution's sponsorship of Code Green Canada is consistent with its ongoing efforts to encourage residential, industrial and commercial customers to manage their energy consumption to help the environment and reduce their energy costs.
"Using energy wisely not only means using less but also using the right energy for the job," said Lino Luison, Vice President, Enbridge Gas Distribution. "Helping customers make wise energy choices that are good from an environmental and economic perspective and providing incentives for them to switch to natural gas from less efficient energy sources is good for our business."
Enbridge Gas Distribution is offering its customers an on-bill rebate of $15 for the purchase of a programmable thermostat and a $100 rebate on the purchase and installation of an ENERGY STAR® high-efficiency natural gas heating system between April 1 and September 30, 2006. Visit www.enbridge.com/gas for copies of the rebate criteria and coupons, energy saving tips and more information about Enbridge Gas Distribution's energy efficiency programs.
Beginning May 25, Code Green Canada can be seen on:
Thursday afternoons: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. (in all time zones)
May 25, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Saturday nights: 7 to 8 p.m. (Eastern Time), repeat 11 p.m. to midnight
May 27, June 3, 10, 17, 24, July 1
For more information about Code Green Canada, visit www.codegreen.tv.
Enbridge Gas Distribution is a leader in promoting energy efficiency programs for residential, industrial and commercial customers. Since 1995, Enbridge Gas Distribution's energy efficiency programs reduced consumption by enough natural gas to serve 750,000 homes for one year. They also reduced carbon dioxide emissions by the equivalent of removing 950,000 cars from the road for one year.
Enbridge Gas Distribution has an almost 160-year history and is Canada's largest natural gas distribution company. It delivers safe, reliable natural gas to about 1.8 million customers in many Ontario communities including Toronto, Ottawa, Barrie and Niagara Falls. Enbridge Gas Distribution is owned by Enbridge Inc., a Canadian-based leader in energy transportation and distribution. Enbridge provides distribution services in Ontario, through Enbridge Gas Distribution, and in Quebec, New Brunswick and New York State. Visit www.enbridge.com/gas for more information.
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