Beginning in early July 2019, ENERGY STAR Certified smart thermostats will receive a deemed savings equivalent to $75 per install. Up to 3 qualifying thermostats can receive this incentive in each home. **Note that only homes that qualify for HERO+HERS incentives ($/kWh) can take advantage of the deemed savings.**
Home must qualify for HERO+HERS incentive
Thermostat must be listed on the ENERGY STAR product finder
Raters must collect the following information for each device during final inspections
The updates related to processing smart thermostats are tied to the energy modeling changes described in another recent news post. The program will make a final announcement when submitted homes will begin receiving the deemed savings.