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$25 Rebate On Programmable Thermostats

Benefits of Programmable Thermostats

The average home spends about $2,200 a year on utility bills, about half of that going to heating and cooling. With proper use, programmable thermostats can save about $180 every year in energy costs.

Proper use guidelines

  • Keep the temperature set at the energy saving set points when no one is home or through the night (periods of at least eight hours).
  • Don’t consistently over-ride the pre-programmed settings, which results in more energy use and higher utility bills.
  • Be sure to set your thermostat on an efficient “hold” or “vacation” setting when going away for a few days. Choose a setting several degrees warmer in the summer and several degrees cooler in the winter.
  • Cranking your unit up to 90 degrees or down to 40 degrees does not heat or cool your house any faster.
  • Install your thermostat on an interior wall, away from heating or cooling vents.
  • If your home has multiple heating or cooling zones, use a programmable thermostat for each zone to maximize comfort and savings.
  • Don’t forget to change the batteries each year.

High Quality Performance Features

  • Pre-set energy savings programs
  • Touch pad screen programming
  • Hold/Vacation features
  • +/-2degree accuracy
  • Digital, backlit displays

Valid for purchases made June 1, 2013 through May 31, 2014 or until funding expires. All rebate requests must be postmarked no later than July 1, 2014.

Limit two programmable thermostat rebates per residential customer. To qualify, customer must heat their home with gas or electricity delivered by Ameren Illinois. Limitation of liability: Ameren Illinois does not guarantee the performance of installed equipment expressly or implicitly.

Download and print Programmable Thermostat Rebate Form.

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