With the combined efforts of Ameren and Madison County Community Development, 100 new window-unit air conditioners will be available to needy residents this summer.  The county agency, which assists low-income families, veterans and the elderly, will then distribute the units to qualifying individuals, according to the county’s Walter Hunter.

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The air conditioners are EnergyStar rated units that meet strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the U.S. EPA and the Department of Energy.  To learn more, call 692-8940.

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