Reduce Your Use Thermostat - How It Works

Put your smart thermostat to good use with the Reduce Your Use Thermostat program. It’s easy: you sign up, and on certain days, we’ll send a signal to your thermostat to put it in energy savings mode. You’ll get:

  • On Reduce Your Use days, we will adjust your thermostat settings to conserve energy.
  • You may opt-out of the setting adjustment for the day if you cannot participate.
  • Your settings may be adjusted  between 12:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m., but no more than 4 hours in a row.

What To Expect

  • You will receive a $50 e-gift card for each thermostat you enroll in Reduce Your Use. (limit of 2)
  • Additionally,  most customers will receive $25 at the end of the year if  you stay enrolled through October 31st and your thermostat stays connected to wi-fi.

What You Need to Enroll

  • An SDG&E approved smart thermostat (view approved models or shop the latest from Nest and EcoBee at the SDG&E Marketplace

  • An SDG&E account with a smart meter

  • A Wi-Fi network compatible with your smart thermostat

  • A working central air conditioning unit controlled by your smart thermostat

  • You are not currently enrolled in the AC Saver program
  • Customers with solar panels must enroll in time of use plus rate plan or reduce your use rewards to qualify. Go to MyAccount for more information.
  • Limit of two thermostats per household.

Register Now!

Log into My Account and sign up for the Reduce Your Rewards Thermostat program.

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Disclaimer:  This program is funded by California utility customers and administered by SDG&E under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission.