Issue #163, August 2018
My Bill      Customer Service      Ways to Save      Clean Energy      Stay Safe      My PUD

9 Free Ways to Keep Cool this Summer
  1. Keep windows, doors, blinds, and curtains closed to keep the sun out of your home.
  2. Open windows and doors when it cools down to let breezes in. 
  3. Dry your laundry on a clothesline.
  4. Wear lightweight, loose-fitting clothes. 
  5. Drink plenty of cool liquids.
  6. Use your kitchen and bathroom fans after cooking and bathing. 
  7. Cook more in your microwave or outside on a grill.
  8. Turn off the lights in unoccupied rooms.
  9. Turn off or unplug unnecessary electronics.

Website Redesign Improves Usability

We recently redesigned our website. We are excited about how simple it will be to use on all of your devices.

The new graphic elements make the site easier to navigate on a mobile phone, desktop computer, laptop, or tablet.


Coloring Contest Starts Now

Our 2018 Coloring Contest is underway for children ages 5-12 who live in our service area.

PUD Office Will Close for Training

Our office will be closed from 7 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, for an all employee safety training.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Upgrade Your Heating & Cooling System to Stay Comfortable All Year

Ductless heat pumps and air source heat pumps both provide affordable comfort year-round. We offer rebates for the installation of both systems. 
Ductless heat pumps qualify for PUD rebates ranging from $400 to $1,200.
Air source heat pumps qualify for PUD rebates ranging from $300 to $1,200.

Photo by Tracey Barker
Enter Our Calendar Photo Contest

Have a great shot of Columbia County? Send it to us! 
We are accepting entries for our 2019 Calendar Photo Contest until September 6.

Please Call Us Before Adding Electric Load

If you are adding electric load to your home or business, please call us first. This may include building a shop or greenhouse, adding a heat pump, or adding other equipment.
When you add electric load, you risk damaging our equipment and causing outages or other problems. If you add load without contacting us, you are responsible for repair time and costs.
Please contact our Engineering Department at (503) 397-0760 or by email before adding load.
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