Students Say “Yes!” to Thinking Clean

Yes! Air Conditioning & Plumbing and Clark County School District Announce the Winners of the First “Think Clean” Water Conservation Contest
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LAS VEGAS - Dec. 4, 2014 - PRLog -- Yes! Air Conditioning & Plumbing and the Clark County School District (CCSD) today announced the winners of the first ever Yes! Think Clean Contest. The contest encouraged students from grades K-12 to submit ideas on how to conserve water in their local communities. Ideas were submitted in the form of written essays, drawings and models between Oct. 13 and Nov. 14, 2014 for a chance to win cash prizes. Six winners were selected out of the numerous entries received, based on creativity, topic-specificity, sustainability and impact of the idea. The winners are:

First PlaceEmily Ostfeld, Cashman Middle School. Awarded $250 for her poster illustration and essay on creating a special filtration system for Nevada’s casinos to help use less water when washing towels, sheets and blankets.

First PlaceHeather Macias-Padron, Cashman Middle School. Awarded $250 for her poster on how water can be saved by simply repairing leaks, insulating pipes, and minimizing faucet and shower time.

Second PlaceMaximilian Kegley-Oyola, Jesse Scott Elementary School. Awarded $150 for his essay and drawing on a special invention, the Sifter Duck, which helps clean ocean water with a large water wheel attached to boats.

Second PlaceMark Jason Ragunton, Jesse Scott Elementary School. Awarded $150 for his essay and drawing showcasing his invention, the WaterCleana-Tron 5020. The device, as detailed in the essay, would help clean water by separating dirt and compost from unfiltered water.

Third PlaceYesenia Fernandez, Estes McDoniel Elementary School. Awarded $100 for her essay on some common mistakes in homes that waste water and what homeowners can do to help conserve water.

Third PlaceKenzo Roberts, Jesse Scott Elementary School. Awarded $100 for her essay and drawing on how a special tube invention can help save water while washing dishes.

Yes! Air Conditioning & Plumbing is donating an additional $100 to the each of the winning students’ schools.

“We were overwhelmed by the quality and quantity of entries we received from the students of the Clark County School District,” said Lance Fernandez, general manager of Yes! Air Conditioning & Plumbing in Las Vegas.  “With the current drought we are experiencing, it’s rewarding to know that these students recognize the importance of saving and preserving clean water.”

For more information about the Clark County School District, visit For more information about services offered by Yes! Air Conditioning & Plumbing, visit

About Yes! Air Conditioning & Plumbing

With over 40 years of experience, Yes! Air Conditioning & Plumbing  offers a full range of solutions for in-home air conditioning, heating, insulation and plumbing systems throughout the Las Vegas Valley. A team of more than 90 trained, educated and dependable staff carries out the Yes! mission of improving its customers’ lives by providing great service. In addition to comfort systems, the Yes! team can advise on energy efficiency, tankless water heating options and whole home water filtration systems. Yes! also offers the Efficient Attic System® (EAS) which uses a combination of attic insulation, ventilation, and radiant barrier technology to save on heating and cooling costs, all to better service its customers’ comprehensive needs.

Yes! Air Conditioning & Plumbing is part of the ARS®/Rescue Rooter® Network United by Exceptional Service®, serving both residential and light commercial customers through a knowledgeable team of trained technicians.

About Clark County School District (CCSD) – Community Partnership Program

To learn more about the Clark County School District (CCSD) visit  The mission of the CCSD School-Community Partnership Program is to improve academic achievement, foster successful individuals and enrich student experiences by connecting schools with business and community resources.
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