Historic Manhattan cathedral activates eco-friendly power
The historic St. Patrick's Cathedral in Manhattan has activated a geothermal plant—part of a series of environmentally friendly upgrades.
The system is designed to harness clean, renewable power to regulate the temperature of the cathedral and adjoining buildings.
The archdiocese and cathedral said they want to "lead by example" in choosing the cost-effective, eco-friendly power option.
The cathedral's rector, Monsignor Robert T. Ritchie, says the church's mission includes "responsible stewardship of our natural resources."
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