What is an Energy Savings Agreement? | Columbia HVAC
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What is an Energy Savings Agreement?

Are you looking for ways to save money on your energy bill? Perhaps you’ve noticed a rise in your heating costs now that winter has come in with a chill? If you’re like most homeowners in the Pacific Northwest, you’re likely interested in saving where you can while getting the maximum efficiency out of the HVAC system in your home.

Enter the Energy Savings Agreement:

An Energy Savings Agreement (ESA) is a maintenance plan for your HVAC unit, designed to keep your appliance (and your bank account) humming along, in good health and peak efficiency. Checkups are scheduled over a certain time period and include any required maintenance, filter replacement, and a thorough inspection.

Why Get an ESA?

The condition of your HVAC coupled with how you’re using it can weigh heavily on your wallet. According to the U.S Department of Energy, HVAC systems are responsible for more than 50% of the energy used in the average American household. And when your HVAC isn’t running well – the cost for comfort rises. Regularly scheduled preventative maintenance is critical in keeping your HVAC in optimal condition and avoiding unnecessarily high utility bills or replacement cost.

In addition to monthly expenses, a poorly kept HVAC can also impact your health. Dirty air filters well past their prime reduce the overall air quality in your home, making it difficult for children and the allergy-prone to breathe with ease. Fresh filters catch dust, dirt, and pet dander as they enter your HVAC, whereas dirty filters caked in these particles can no longer grab hold of what will eventually make you sick.

So what are your next steps?


No one wants to spend more money than they need to on energy expenses, and that’s where Columbia Heating and Cooling comes in. We offer discounted maintenance plans for your A/C, furnace, and even your heat pump, water heater, and fireplace. You can choose between a one, two, or three-year plan with us to ensure your HVAC is fully functional. Give us a call and start saving today!