Should I update my lights with the energy-saving compact fluorescent light bulbs?
From October 1 through December 31, while supplies last, Columbia Water and Light electric customers are eligible for a $2 instant rebate on Energy Star qualified compact fluorescent (CF) light bulbs. Customers can go to either Westlake Hardware store locations or HyVee. You can purchase up to 6 bulbs. Fill out a form and take it to the cashier for your instant rebate.
City of Columbia link to the program: http://gocolumbiamo.com/WaterandLight/Conservation/compactfluorescentlightbulbs.php
Not a Columbia Water & Light electric customer? Read more about the "Change A Light" program and see other retailers participating in the deal.
Missouri Families Article on Compact Fluorescents Lights: http://missourifamilies.org/quick/housingqa/housingqa31.htm
Barbara Buffaloe, LEED AP, Housing and Environmental Design Associate Specialist, College of Human Environmental Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia
Last update: Monday, May 18, 2009