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Make Your Business More Energy Efficient

Columbia Water & Light offers a variety of programs and incentives to help your business reduce energy usage and save money.

Commercial Programs and Tools

Rebates and Loans

Lighting Incentive Program – Get paid to increase your lighting efficiency! Upgrade old lighting fixtures to LED. Commercial customers can receive $300 for each kilowatt of electricity saved by a new lighting system.

Air Conditioner and Heat Pump Rebates – Install new efficient HVAC units of 1-20 tons and receive rebates from $50 to $3,770, depending on the size and efficiency of the unit. Ground source heat pump rebates are also available starting at $300/ton.

Motors and Drives Rebate – Get paid to increase your motor efficiency! The Motors and Drives Incentive Program provides an alternative to the purchase of wholesale electric power by purchasing efficiency from our customers. Columbia Water & Light is willing to “buy” motor and drive efficiency by paying customers a rebate.

Custom Rebate Program – Columbia Water & Light’s custom incentive program looks at the overall load reduction of a total project and requires a minimum 30 percent increase in total energy efficiency. Projects must have a minimum reduction of 1 kW and rebates will be offered up to a maximum of 75 kilowatts of load reduction, for a maximum rebate of $22,500.

Energy Efficiency Loans – Why not make an energy efficiency upgrade now and start saving on your utility bills? We can help by financing the upgrades. Low-interest loans, up to $30,000 are available for eligible customers.

Inspection Services

Infrared Inspection – The primary purpose for Columbia Water & Light’s Infrared Thermographic Inspection program is to reduce the number of costly, unscheduled shutdowns that could occur, and to prevent damage by detecting equipment failure in its early stages.

Compressed Air Leak Detection – If your facility uses compressed air, chances are that it consumes a large portion of your energy budget. That means that there is a large opportunity to save energy and increase productivity by reducing air leaks in the system.

Energy Efficiency Audit – Energy Audits are available for all customers. Sign up now by calling 573-874-7325 or try our opens in a new windowonline sign-up form.

Commercial Tree Power – Electric customers can save money on cooling costs with a free shade tree. opens in a new windowSign-up now or call 573-874-7325.

Recycling Bulbs and Ballasts – Learn how to properly dispose of lamps and ballasts containing toxic metals, such as mercury, cadmium and lead.

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