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Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

Columbia Water & Light offers a variety of programs and incentives to help you save money and energy.

Residential Programs and Tools

Home Performance Program

Home Performance with Energy Star Program – This is a national program designed to bring your home up to Energy Star standards. An assessment of your entire home by a certified contractor will show you ways to save on your energy costs.

Home Performance Rebates and Loans – Customers who participate in the Home Performance with Energy Star program can finance the suggested energy efficiency improvements through our rebates and loans program.

Home Performance Energy Efficiency Scores – The efficiency score is a free service for participants of the Home Performance with Energy Star Program.

Residential Audit, Rebates, Discounts, and Loans

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.

Attic Plus Rebates – Rebates for insulation improvements are available to residential electric customers who may not be eligible for Home Performance rebates.

Air Conditioner and Heat Pump Incentives – We provide rebates on air conditioners and heat pumps. We also offer a reduced electric rate for 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.

C.A.S.H. and H.E.L.P. Utility Assistance Programs

Window Air Conditioner Exchange Program

Enhanced Home Performance with Energy Star

Residential Tree Power – Electric customers can save money on cooling costs with a free shade tree. Sign-up online now or call 573-874-7325.

Energy Efficiency Tools and Tips

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.

Energy Efficiency for Rental Homes – This guide will help you select an energy-efficient rental home and save energy once you move in.

Approved Contractors – View list of Home Performance with Energy Star contractors.

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