Residential thermostat rebates

Minnesota Energy Resources' thermostat rebates provide incentives for installing a programmable, Wi-Fi enabled or advanced thermostats. With a programmable thermostat, you will continue to save with reduced natural gas use year after year. Control your energy costs with technologies that have a proven track record of providing comfort and saving energy.

Measure Minimum efficiency Rebate
Advanced thermostats Automatic programming based on occupancy**
List of current eligible models.
Wi-Fi enabled thermostat Customer programmed $25*
Electronic programmable setback thermostat*** Customer programmed $25*

* Rebate amount is 50% of total cost, up to maximum rebate amount listed above.

** Must feature integrated occupancy-sensing capabilities (such as motion sensors or geofencing) without additional devices. Thermostat must learn occupancy and automatically improve programming schedule using advanced analytics.

*** This rebate is not intended for new construction. New construction is defined as being built in the last two years. If your home is new construction, visit our new construction rebate page.

Thermostats must control natural gas-fired heating systems.

Please reference all rebate requirements prior to installation to ensure eligibility. To qualify for the Advanced Thermostat rebate, complete model number must be provided. There is a limit of one qualifying thermostat per natural gas service address. To apply for a rebate, download and fill out the residential thermostat application. Funding is limited and can change at any time. Applications will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis.

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