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  • A smart thermostat is a Wi-Fi enabled device that automatically adjusts heating and cooling temperature settings in your home for optimal performance.
  • During summer, a temperature of 78°F is recommended when you are home and awake. During winter, a temperature of 68°F is recommended when you are home and awake.
  • With proper use, programmable thermostats can save about $180 every year in energy costs.*

** U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, ENERGY STAR program

Get Started
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    Consult your thermostats operating manual for instructions on how to reprogram the programmable thermostat's threshold temperature to 78° F.
  • 2

    Install and program a smart thermostat.

    Ameren Missouri customers can start saving today by visiting our Online Store to check out the latest offers on discounted smart thermostats, or enrolling in our Peak Time Savings Program.
Frequently Asked Questions
  • If I complete this measure, can I track my savings over time?
    If you mark an item on your plan as completed, we will track your estimated energy use and savings over time. We can use this to find additional savings options.
  • How can I find vendors to finance this upgrade measure?
    Through our Finance Marketplace, you can search across different types of financing products to find the right options for you. This includes options for both secured and unsecured loans as well as product specific loans (e.g. solar financing).
  • How can I make sure the product I buy qualifies for available rebates?
    You can search across the major retailers (e.g. Best Buy, Amazon) for products that qualify for rebates.
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