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Avista’s low-cost energy audits to end

Avista Utilities is offering low-cost energy audit services to homeowners in Spokane and unincorporated areas of Spokane County, but residents must sign up for the program by Friday.

Federal funding is ending for the two-year pilot program, which provides specific recommendations about how homeowners can lower their energy bills.

The audits are valued at more than $400 but cost as little as $49, according to Avista. Certificated auditors inspect each home and assess the efficiency of major appliances. They also perform diagnostic tests to discover areas of heat loss or gain. Customers receive a written report.

To sign-up for an audit, visit Mailed applications must be postmarked by midnight Friday. Online applications must be submitted by midnight.

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