Audits are available for all customers. Our evaluation of your home or business will provide energy and water efficiency tips specific for your location. This program ensures that you will receive an unbiased review of habits, equipment and structure issues so you can make informed decisions as to where your conservation efforts will reap the highest returns.
Sign up now by calling 573-874-7325 or try our Sign up Form to see how you can be more energy efficient!
Frequently Asked Questions
What happens during and Audit?
Our Energy Audit program is the first line of defense to saving resources and money. Many of the tips our specialist recommends are easy, low cost, do-it-yourself projects. Onsite visits last about an hour to an hour and a half. Included with the visit:
A review of your electric and water consumption history
An interior and exterior onsite evaluation
Review of weatherization materials that will work best for your particular needs
Lifestyle strategies to lower your usage
Equipment energy use assessment and pay back periods for replacements
Landscaping tips for keeping your house cool
Eligibility for other Columbia Water and Light conservation programs
How to clean and maintain your appliances
Why Sign Up?
If you have asked yourself any of these questions but didn’t know the answer, you need an Energy Audit:
Are your windows air-tight? How do you seal them up? Should you replace them?
Do you have adequate insulation?
Do you have hidden water leaks?
How much do your appliances cost to run?
Is it cost effective to replace your heating and cooling system?
Why does the temperature vary so much from room to room?
Is buying a low flow shower head going to save me that much money?
What new technologies are available to save energy?
Am I Eligible
All Water and Light customers are eligible
Why does Columbia Water and Light offer this Service
Columbia Water and Light started the Energy Audit program in 1979 as a tool for our citizens to fight the energy crisis. Since that time the utility has added many more programs to help you conserve. Columbia Water and Light encourages efficient use of water and electricity because it can make a big difference for all of us. For you, the immediate benefit is lower costs. For the community, it means more resources and a cleaner environment for years to come.
Do I need to be there?
Tools and Guides to make your Home more Energy Efficient
Many of the tips that our specialist recommends are easy, do-it-yourself projects that don’t cost much money. For some simple ideas on how to make your home more energy-efficient, see these links.
Columbia Water & Light is pleased to offer you Energy Depot®opens in a new window, a set of online tools and resources to help you better understand and manage your home’s energy use and costs.
You will need to register for this site but there is no charge for the service. You will need your electric and gas billing history to complete the home energy audit service, under the Energy Profile link.