Bring Your Own Thermostat Program
What you can expect:
- A confirmation email and an $85 rebate check(s) from O&R within six to eight weeks
- O&R will make brief, limited adjustments to your central air-conditioner setting
- O&R will do a one-hour test adjustment sometime after May 1
- A maximum of 10 adjustments each summer (from May 1 through September 30), unless there's a power emergency
- Each temperature adjustment will last no longer than four hours and will take place sometime between 11:30 a.m. and 11 p.m. on weekdays.
- You’ll always have control of your thermostat and can change the settings at any time.
With a smart thermostat, you can:
- Adjust your temperature setting from your smartphone or tablet anytime, anywhere
- Set an automatic schedule or let your thermostat develop one based on your preferences
- Choose energy-efficient settings to manage your heating and cooling costs
- Receive alerts about extreme weather, required maintenance, or system problems
If you're an O&R residential or small business electric customer located in New York with a Wi-Fi network and one of the approved thermostats operating your central air-conditioning cooling system, you're eligible to participate.
- Must be an O&R residential or small business electric customer located in New York
- Must have a Wi-Fi network
- Must have central air conditioning
- Must have an approved thermostat (listed below)
Enroll with an approved service provider. Rebates are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Eligible Smart Thermostat Providers
Alarm.com/Radio Thermostat CT 30, CT 80, CT 100; Trane ComfortLink Control; RSC Z-Wave Communicating Thermostat, GoControl Z-wave Thermostat, Alarm.com Smart Thermostat
Radio Thermostat/Filtrete 3M-50, CT 30, CT 50, CT 80
Nest Learning Thermostat
Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat RTH9580WF or TH9320WF, Wi-Fi 7-Day Programmable Touchscreen Thermostat (RTH8580WF or TH8320WF), Wi-Fi Vision PRO 8000 (TH8321WF)
Emerson/SensiTM Wi-Fi Programmable Thermostat
ecobee SmartThermostat with voice control, ecobee3, ecobee3 lite, ecobee4, ecobee Smart, ecobee Smart Si