Did you know that your thermostat could bring you $ 445 next year?
If you live in California, this is completely doable – and easier than you might think. You only need to do two things: install an intelligent thermostat and log in and connect your electrical account to OhmConnect, a company that pays you to save energy.
Combine the two and – pow! – It's like free money in your bank account.
Earn more than $ 300 a year by saving energy one hour a week
Let's start with OhmConnect. It's a company that pays you to save energy for about an hour a week.
This is how it works: OhmConnect will send you an SMS about once a week and ask you to use less electricity for an hour. Yes, it's only 60 minutes to unplug your Keurig, hold back the laundry, and adjust your thermostat.
The more energy you save, the more money you can earn.
The average OhmConnect Users can earn around $ 300 a year, but some can earn more than $ 1,000.
In fact, we spoke to Tanya Williams, a mother from Visalia, California who stayed at home and who made an additional $ 1,700 in just one year OhmConnect.
Save even more money with an intelligent thermostat – and get a discount from your electricity company
Now let's talk about the intelligent thermostat.
With an intelligent thermostat, you can control your thermostat from your phone and automatically adjust the temperature based on your patterns. Some models can even detect when you leave your home and automatically change their settings to save more energy.
Do they actually save you money? Smart thermostat company, Google Nest, checked people's electricity bills before and after installation. It turned out that people saved an average of $ 131 to $ 145 a year.
And here's an added benefit: if you live in California, buying a smart thermostat will likely give you a discount from your electricity company.
For example, PG&E offers discounts of up to $ 100, SDG & E up to $ 70, and Edison in Southern California up to $ 75.
OhmConnect + Smart Thermostat = top savings and income
Now let's summarize it all.
If you Sign up for OhmConnect When you connect your electrical account (it takes minutes) you can connect your Smart Thermostat to your account.
Then when OhmConnect tells you when to save less energy this week, you can set your intelligent thermostat to automatically adjust to maximize your energy savings – and OhmConnect's earnings.
It is simple and automatic.
So let's summarize everything: With OhmConnect you can earn USD 300 (or more) per year. Add the money you save thanks to your smart thermostat and electricity bill discount, and you've just added an additional $ 445 to your bank account.
Mike Brassfield ([email protected]) is an employee at The Penny Hoarder.
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