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The records: Columbia Water and Light has offered free energy audits for the department’s customers since 1979.
Why you’d want them: A specialist from the department will come to your home or business and provide you with energy and water conservation remedies specific to your location that will garner the highest savings return.
Where you get the records: Go to gocolumbiamo.com and search for “free energy audits," then click on the "FREE Energy Audit" link and fill out the request form.
How much will it cost: The information is free.