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Smart Thermostat Incentive Details
Energize CT Smart Thermostat Rebate
The smart thermostat incentive offered by EnergizeCT provides residential customers with a rebate offer and aims to encourage the adoption of energy-efficient devices. Customers can receive up to $85 off when purchasing a qualifying smart thermostat. The average initial cost of a smart thermostat typically ranges from $100 to $250.Smart thermostats generally have an average lifespan of around 10 years and can result in savings up to $180 on electric bills and up to $565 on gas bills over the lifetime of the smart thermostat.
The smart thermostat rebate is available to residential customers of Eversource, UI, CNG, and SCG. The equipment must be installed within the service territory of the participating utility.
Eligible smart thermostats should be Wi-Fi enabled and ENERGY STAR® certified.
Smart thermostats are a popular home automation technology that can provide numerous benefits to Connecticut homeowners. These thermostats are designed to regulate temperature settings in homes by learning the user’s habits and adjusting the temperature accordingly. Here are some benefits of acquiring smart thermostats for Connecticut homeowners:
- Energy Savings: Smart thermostats can help homeowners save money on their energy bills by automatically adjusting the temperature settings based on occupancy and usage patterns. They can also monitor the outdoor temperature and adjust the indoor temperature accordingly, which reduces the amount of energy required to heat or cool a home.
- Convenience: Smart thermostats can be controlled remotely from a smartphone, tablet, or computer, allowing homeowners to adjust the temperature settings from anywhere. This is especially useful when homeowners are away from home for an extended period and want to ensure that their home is at a comfortable temperature upon their return.
- Improved Comfort: Smart thermostats can improve comfort by ensuring that the temperature is set to the desired level at all times. They can also adjust the temperature based on occupancy patterns, so homeowners can always come back to a comfortable home.
- Enhanced Control: Smart thermostats offer enhanced control over the heating and cooling systems in a home. Homeowners can easily create customized schedules, set temperature preferences, and monitor energy usage, all from a single device.
- Increased Home Value: Smart thermostats can add value to a home and make it more attractive to potential buyers. Homebuyers are increasingly interested in homes that offer energy-efficient and smart home features, and a smart thermostat can make a home stand out in the market.
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The average initial cost of a smart thermostat can vary depending on the brand, model, and features. On average, you can expect to pay between $100 and $250 for a decent smart thermostat. The price range can extend beyond this depending on the specific features and advanced capabilities of the thermostat.
According to the US Department of Energy, homeowners can save up to 10% annually on heating and cooling costs by using a programmable thermostat, which can be increased to up to 15% by using a smart thermostat. Assuming a conservative estimate of 10% annual savings, a homeowner with a smart thermostat can save around $180 per year on their heating and cooling costs (based on an average annual heating and cooling cost of $1,800). Over a 10-year lifespan, the total savings would be around $1,800 (assuming no increase in energy costs or changes in usage patterns). However, it is important to note that these savings can vary based on individual circumstances and usage patterns. Additionally, the cost of the smart thermostat itself and any installation costs should be factored into the overall cost-benefit analysis. Overall, while the lifetime savings can vary, it is clear that smart thermostats can provide significant energy and cost savings over their lifespan.
A "Home Energy Solutions" Energy Audit is Your Best First Step.
Looking to maximize your Smart Thermostat incentive/rebate and achieve optimal energy savings for your home? Look no further than a comprehensive Home Energy Solutions (H.E.S.) audit. By identifying areas of energy waste and recommending upgrades to enhance efficiency, a HES assessment is the logical first step in your energy savings journey. Plus, with the HES Score you receive, you'll be able to qualify for the best incentives available. Don't miss out on the opportunity to save energy and money - schedule your HES audit today and start your journey towards a more efficient home.
H.E.S. only costs you $50 out-of-pocket. It could be free-of charge if you qualify for Home Energy Solutions Income-Eligible (H.E.S.-IE).