Ameren Illinois has announced a rebate increase on smart thermostats. The $125 rebate on the purchase of an Energy Star smart thermostat is part of Ameren’s holiday season effort to encourage customers to become more energy efficient.

The utility company previously offered a similar rebate of $100 on smart thermostats.

Ameren says a smart thermostat can save customers an average of 12 percent on heating and 15 percent on cooling costs. The thermostats can also sense when nobody is home and automatically modify the temperature to reduce energy usage.

For more information, call Ameren Illinois at 618-301-5250.


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