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    High Bill Concerns for Commercial Customers

    A photo of an empty commercial building.A sudden increase in your electric bill may indicate a repair problem with an appliance, heating system, or water heater. Although it seems strange, vacant buildings can require more energy to heat than occupied ones.

    Meter Testing

    Although most of the PUD's meters are read using automated equipment, a high bill may also indicate an inaccurate meter reading. You may request a meter test for a $50 fee. If the test confirms a problem with the meter, your meter test fee will be refunded.

    Free Commercial Energy Use Analysis

    Understanding where your energy dollars go is the first step toward controlling energy costs. If your bill is consistently high, our Energy Experts will also provide a free energy use analysis for your facility. Contact our Energy Experts at (503) 366-5470 or  to schedule your free energy analysis.

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