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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.

    Special Offer available from Ameren Missouri's $0 Sensi Wi-FI Thermostat promotion available to eligible customers while supplies last. *Plus, sales tax. Requires enrollment in Peak Time Savings.
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