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A Smart Move to Avoid Wasting Your Money

July 25, 2017

Cooling an empty home while you are away could cause your summer energy bills to soar. A smart thermostat can help keep your home cool and your energy bills in check while you enjoy the summer.

Here are just a few of the many reasons to invest in a smart thermostat this summer:

It’s Easy – Smart thermostats are Wi-Fi-enabled devices that allow you to easily control your home’s heating and air conditioning settings through your smartphones, tablets, and computers.

It’s Smart – Once installed, your smart thermostat will learn or adapt to your behavior over time and can generate energy savings with very little effort. Your smart thermostat will keep you comfortable at home and save money on heating and cooling energy costs by automatically adjusting your home’s temperature when you are away.

It’s Eligible for BIG Rebates – Smart thermostats are eligible for up to $150 in rebates offered by ComEd and other Illinois gas utilities for customers with Wi-Fi, central air and a furnace. The rebates can help cut the cost of some of these smart devices by more than 50 percent, and give more control to northern Illinois consumers to help cut cooling costs 10 to 20 percent.

It’s Available Online – Visit the to shop for smart thermostats and other top-rated energy products and take advantage of online instant rebates that reduce purchase costs.

The Smart Thermostat program is part of one of the nation’s best-performing energy efficiency programs, saving consumers some $2.5 billion. The ComEd Energy Efficiency Program is about to get even better, thanks to the Future Energy Jobs Act. The law will lead to nearly doubling savings for customers and reducing electricity use in Illinois by 21 percent by 2030.