University District

Help University District receive up to $35,000 in grants from AEP Ohio and Columbia Gas to be used to help make our community spaces more energy efficient!

The Community Energy Savers (CES) program is designed to empower homeowners, renters and businesses to reduce energy usage in their community. By participating in CES, as a University District community member, you not only have the opportunity to save energy and money in your homes and businesses, but you can also help University District receive up to $35,000 in grants from AEP Ohio and Columbia Gas of Ohio. These awards will be used for energy efficiency upgrades within the University District neighborhood! 

Participate in available energy efficiency programs provided by AEP Ohio and Columbia Gas between June 1st and September 30th, 2020 in order to help us earn up to $35,000 in grants.

AEP Ohio and Columbia Gas energy efficiency programs are available to all customers with an AEP Ohio electric account or a Columbia Gas of Ohio natural gas account and are available all-year round!*

NOTE: Energy Advocates will never ask to see your bill or account information. 

How Do I Participate: 

Choose one or more energy efficiency programs from the list below and start saving now! Select “Find out more” below to visit AEP Ohio or Columbia Gas websites for full details on the programs.

University District Residential Programs

  • AEP OHIO - Energy Efficiency kit (1 Point)

    Go to AEPOhio.com/Kit to request a FREE energy efficiency kit. The kit includes LED light bulbs, a LED night light, weather stripping and insulated switch covers. Columbia Gas customers with natural gas water heating may receive a free showerhead.

  • AEP OHIO - IT'S YOUR POWER APP (1 point)

    IT’S YOUR POWER is a free app provided by AEP Ohio. To download, search for IT’S YOUR POWER in your app store. Once you’ve downloaded the app, enter your AEPOhio.com username and password to sync with your AEP Ohio account. The app will then begin to populate with data from your home’s smart meter.

    Check the app daily for updated reports, trends in your home’s energy use and suggestions for lowering your usage based on these trends.

  • AEP OHIO - Rebates For Your Home (1 Point)

    Receive a cash-back rebate for purchasing a qualifying ENERGY STAR® certified appliances, such as dehumidifier ($25), clothes washer ($50), air purifier ($50), refrigerator ($50), or qualified electric heat pump water heater ($500). You can submit your rebate form online or by mail. Call 1-866-997-3578 for more information.

  • COLUMBIA GAS - Warmchoice (R) (3 points)

    Whole house energy inspection and services at no cost to income eligible homeowners and renters. Services may include attic and wall insulation, air sealing, safety checks on natural gas appliances, natural gas furnace repair or replacement, and natural gas water heater repair or replacement. All at no cost! Call 614-621-1171 for more information and to apply. Click HERE for the on-line WarmChoice program application.