Green initiative could help LI homeowners

BABYLON - Seven local towns are teaming up with the Long Island Green Homes Consortium in a move that may lead to lower electric bills.

The group is offering homeowners rebates, energy audits and low-cost financing to make homes more energy-efficient.

Babylon residents Mark Donnelly and Amy Dragani say the program helped them reap substantial savings on their bill.

"From winter of 2009 to winter of 2010, we used half as much oil in our house," Donnelly says. Long Island Green Homes

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