Make Your Home More Energy Efficient
Columbia Water & Light offers a variety of programs and incentives to help you save money and energy. These programs improve the health and comfort of homes and make the community’s housing more affordable.
Residential Programs and Tools
Rebates, Discounts, and Loans
Home Performance with Energy Star Programs – Provides rebates and low-interest loans for home energy efficiency upgrades including, sealing air leaks, adding insulation, sealing duct work and improving heating and cooling systems.
Air Conditioner and Heat Pump Rebates and Discounts – Receive rebates and discounts on air conditioners and heat pumps.
Income Qualifying Programs – These programs help City of Columbia citizens get the energy they need. With these programs you can benefit or help others benefit by donating small sums of money.
Energy Efficiency Tools and Tips
Free Residential Energy Audit – Audits are available for all customers. Our evaluation of your home or business will provide energy and water efficiency tips specific for your location. Sign up using our opens in a new windowonline audit sign-up form.
Energy Depot Tool – This is a set of online tools and resources to help you better understand and manage your home’s energy use and costs.
Rule Your Attic Tool – Use this calculator to see how much insulation you may need, rebate amounts and payback period.
Energy Efficiency Tips – Read these tips to learn how to improve the efficiency of your home and see significant energy savings.
Recycling Bulbs and Ballasts – Learn how to properly dispose of lamps and ballasts containing toxic metals, such as mercury, cadmium and lead.