Sustainable Saturday - Columbia Gas Home Energy Audit

As the temperatures have started to drop in the Central Ohio area and furnaces have begun to kick on, it's time to start thinking about ways to reduce your energy usage and make your home more comfortable.  If you are a Columbia Gas customer, you have probably seen a informational flier in a recent bill advertising a Columbia Gas Home Energy Audit Program

Here is some information from Columbia Gas website regarding the Energy Audit Program:

Home Performance Solutions from Columbia Gas of Ohio helps our gas-heating customers take action to save money on their natural gas bills. Home Performance Solutions is now available in all of the 61 Ohio counties served by Columbia Gas!

It starts with a low-cost Home Energy Audit, and provides generous rebates to make qualified energy efficiency improvements much more affordable.

About the Home Energy Audit: 

The cost of the Home Energy Audit is $50 ($20 for income-eligible customers*). Columbia Gas of Ohio will reimburse the Home Energy Audit fee and provides generous rebates when you make any qualified energy efficiency improvement. 

Qualified Energy Efficient Improvements May Include:
  • Attic and wall insulation upgrades 
  • Air sealing of cracks, gaps, and holes 
  • High-efficiency gas furnace or boiler replacements
  • Programmable thermostat 
  • High-performance, energy-efficient showerhead

The more qualified energy efficiency improvements you make, the more you save. Rebates of up to 70% may be available if you make more than one qualified energy efficiency improvement, and you could save $400 on a high-efficiency gas furnace or boiler replacement. Even greater rebates are available for income-eligible customers.

Here’s how to start saving today:

Contact our service provider, Conservation Services Group (CSG) at to schedule your Home Energy Audit or schedule an appointment by 1-877-644-6674

Interested in learning more ways to save energy?  

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Duke Energy - Residential (Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, South Carolina, North Carolina)
    • A trained energy specialist will visit your home, at your convenience, to conduct a thorough in-home analysis. The energy specialist will:
      • Analyze your total home energy usage
      • Check your home for air leaks
      • Examine your insulation levels
      • Review your appliances and heating/cooling system 
    • From the information collected, a custom-tailored report detailing steps you can take to increase efficiency and reduce your energy bill is prepared and given to you before your energy specialist leaves your home.
    • As part of our commitment to saving you money on your energy bill, we will also provide you with a free Energy Efficiency Starter Kit that includes Compact Fluorescent Light (CFL) bulbs. The energy specialist can install the items at the time of your Home Energy House Call, so you can begin saving your energy dollars right away.
    • Depending on which Power Manager option you choose, you will receive a one-time credit of $25 or $35 on your bill just for signing up. 
    • You will receive a credit on your electric bill whenever we use the Power Manager device to turn your air conditioning unit off and then automatically back on.
    • You are helping to preserve the environment and keep electric costs low by reducing the demand for electricity and delaying the need to build additional power plants in our region.
  • Smart $aver - The Smart $aver Program promotes the use of high efficiency heating and cooling systems to help lower your energy costs and make your home more comfortable.


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