FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 21, 2016
Shana Eiselstein, 614-460-5553
Columbus, Ohio – Columbia Gas of Ohio received approval today from the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio to continue offering its energy efficiency programs to customers.
“We are pleased that the Commission extended the offering of our award-winning energy efficiency programs to our customers through 2022,” said Dan Creekmur, president, Columbia Gas of Ohio. “Our programs provide our customers with resources to conserve energy, savings on their home heating costs and opportunities to improve the environment through the reduction of CO2 emissions and the preservation of natural gas resources for future generations of customers.”
Columbia Gas of Ohio’s portfolio of energy efficiency programs was established in 2008 and includes low-income weatherization, home energy audits and home energy reports, high efficiency furnace and programmable thermostat rebates, incentives for energy-efficient new homes, non-profit and commercial energy audits and rebates and student energy efficiency education.
For more information about Columbia Gas of Ohio’s energy efficiency programs, visit www.columbiagasohio.com/ways-to-save.
Columbia Gas of Ohio delivers clean, affordable and efficient natural gas to approximately 1.4 million customers across the state. With headquarters in Columbus, Ohio, it is the largest natural gas utility in Ohio and one of NiSource’s seven regulated utility companies. NiSource (NYSE: NI) is one of the largest fully-regulated utility companies in the United States, serving approximately 3.5 million natural gas customers and 500,000 electric customers across seven states through its local Columbia Gas and NIPSCO brands. More information about Columbia Gas of Ohio and NiSource is available at www.ColumbiaGasOhio.com and www.nisource.com. For information about natural gas safety and what to do if you suspect a gas leak, go to: www.safegasohio.org.