Columbia Gas of Virginia Announces the Summer of Savings Home Improvement Giveaway

Saturday, August 11, 2012


Contact: Bob Innes
(804) 768-6410 office
(804) 512-1425 cellular

Chester, Va., July 9, 2012 – Columbia Gas of Virginia’s residential customers have an opportunity to win a $1,000 home improvement store gift card by entering the WarmWise Summer of Savings Home Improvement Giveaway from July 9 to Sept. 3. At the conclusion of the giveaway period, Columbia Gas of Virginia will randomly select a winner. Also during this time, Columbia Gas of Virginia will be providing customers tips to help save energy during the summer months.

“We want to help our customers by providing them with some simple things they can do to start saving while remaining comfortable during the warmer months,” said Chris Griffin, WarmWise program manager. “At the same time, the upgrades our customers make during the summer can also help them save energy throughout the entire year.”

The two ways to enter the Summer of Savings Home Improvement Giveaway are two simple actions customers can take to begin to save:

  1. Complete a free online Home Savings Evaluation at, -Or- If you have already completed an evaluation, sign in and update your home profile.
  2. Apply and receive approval for a WarmWise Residential Rebate.  
The WarmWise Home Savings Evaluation is an online home energy audit that provides residential customers a personalized report about specific ways to reduce energy usage and save money, while increasing comfort. Customers who have already completed an evaluation can still be entered into the giveaway by signing-in to the Home Savings Evaluation and updating their home profile with the actions they have already taken.
In addition to being entered into the giveaway, all customers who complete the evaluation will receive a free energy efficiency kit which includes high-efficiency shower heads, pipe insulation and faucet aerators, to help them start saving. Griffin added that, “installing these measures is a great way to not only save money, but save water during the summer.”

The second way for customers to enter the giveaway is to submit and receive approval of a WarmWise Residential Rebate. Rebates of up to $300 or more are available for installing qualifying insulation, water heaters, duct sealing, furnaces, and windows. To view a list of qualifying equipment and rebate applications visit

To enter the WarmWise Summer of Savings Home Improvement Giveaway and to view the complete rules customers can visit
About Columbia Gas of Virginia
Columbia Gas of Virginia, with headquarters in Chesterfield County, is one of 7 energy distribution companies of NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI). Columbia Gas of Virginia serves nearly 250,000 customers in 86 communities throughout Virginia.