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Smart Thermostats

$80 cash incentive

Installing a smart thermostat can help you reduce energy costs and keep your home comfortable year-round. Smart thermostats use sensors to tell when you’re away and can learn your daily schedule and even use local weather information to make energy-saving temperature changes automatically.

Ready to buy one for your home?

Save $80 with an instant coupon today »

Available in Oregon and Washington
  1. Establish your eligibility.

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    If you live in Oregon, you must heat your home with electricity or natural gas provided by Portland General Electric, Pacific Power, NW Natural, Cascade Natural Gas or Avista.

    If you live in Washington, you must heat your home with natural gas provided by NW Natural.

  2. Purchase a qualifying thermostat model.

    To receive an instant coupon, visit our coupon page. Answer a few simple questions to confirm your eligibility and you’ll be emailed a coupon that can be used in-store at checkout or online depending on the retailer.*

    *Coupons are specific to each retailer and may only be used at the retailer you select.

  3. Did you already purchase your thermostat?

    Apply online within 60 days of purchase. View a list of qualifying models to ensure eligibility, then apply online within 60 days of purchase to receive an incentive check in the mail.

    Be sure to include a copy of your receipt or invoice showing proof of purchase. Please allow six to eight weeks for incentive processing and payment.

Equipment Incentive Requirements
Smart thermostat $80

Smart thermostat model must be included in Energy Trust’s list of qualified products, be connected to the internet through your Wi-Fi network and configured with your home’s location. Home must be primarily heated by an electric forced-air furnace, gas forced-air furnace or ducted heat pump.

Incentives are subject to funding availability and may change. Limit one incentive per residence.

Incentive offers from Energy Trust cannot be combined and customers may only receive the instant coupon or cash-back incentive. Offer also cannot be combined with other thermostat incentives or the heat pump advanced control incentive.

Not sure which thermostat is right for you? Compare features of the two most popular smart thermostat brands below.

FeaturesGoogle Nestecobee
Adjust thermostat from phone
Amazon Alexa built-in
Annual energy savings
ENERGY STAR® certified
Monthly energy report
Occupancy room sensor included
Smart algorithms
Remote temperature sensor

Compatibility check

See if your new smart thermostat is compatible with your home’s wires.

Set up your thermostat with ease

So long to the days of struggling to install your thermostat. With these quick and easy to follow installation videos, you’ll be saving energy in no time.

Google Nest Learning Thermostat, the Google Play Music icon and Google Nest are trademarks of Google LLC.

Can I use a smart thermostat with any heating system?

No. Smart thermostats work with most heating systems such as gas or electric forced-air furnaces and ducted heat pumps. Smart thermostats are incompatible with zonal heating systems like baseboards and cadet heaters or ductless heat pumps. If you have questions about your heating system or compatibility, we recommend talking with a trade ally contractor about your options.

What should I do with my old thermostat after upgrading?

Once you’ve installed your new smart thermostat, you can recycle your old thermostat at any location that accepts electronics for recycling. You can also search for nearby recycling locations at

Which retailers will accept the $80 instant coupon?

When you visit, participating retailers will be based on the thermostat model you select. The following retailers will accept our coupon:

  • Lowe’s in-store
  • Best Buy in-store
  • Home Depot in-store

Coupons are specific to each retailer and may not be transferred or used at other retailers. Coupons are only valid on qualifying models.

What products are eligible for the $80 instant coupon?

The following smart thermostats are eligible for the $100 instant coupon:

  • Google Nest Thermostat
  • Google Nest Learning Thermostat
  • ecobee SmartThermostat with Voice Control

Although both the ecobee4 and ecobee3 qualify for a $80 cash-back incentive, these models are not available through the online coupon generator and are not eligible for the instant coupon offer. Customers who wish to purchase an ecobee4 or ecobee3 may apply for a cash-back incentive after purchase through the online application form. Please also note that the ecobee3 lite model does not qualify for any incentive offering.

Can I use my online coupon code to make a purchase in-store?

Lowes is the only retailer that you can use a coupon both in-store and online. For all other retailers you will only be able to use an online coupon while shopping online, or an in-store coupon for shopping in the store. If you need to change your selected retailer please call us at 1.866.368.7878 or email at

I purchased a qualifying smart thermostat from a non-participating retail location. Do you need my original receipt when applying for a cash incentive?

No, a copy of your receipt is fine. Please keep in mind that we can only accept receipts that clearly show the model number, retailer, price, proof of payment and date of purchase

I purchased a qualifying smart thermostat from a non-participating retail location. I don’t have a digital copy of my receipt. Can I still apply online for a cash-back rebate?

No. In order to complete our online application, you must attach a digital copy of your store receipt or invoice. If you are unable to obtain a digital copy of your receipt or invoice, download our paper application and send it to us in one of the following ways:

Fax: 1.866.516.7592
Mail: Energy Trust of Oregon
818 SW 3rd Ave #215
Portland, OR 97204

I purchased a qualifying smart thermostat from a non-participating retail location. The online cash-back rebate application will not accept my home address. Can I still apply online?

If we cannot verify your address in the online application, you will not be able to apply online and you will need to download our paper application and send it to us in one of the following ways:

Fax: 1.866.516.7592
Mail: Energy Trust of Oregon
818 SW 3rd Ave #215
Portland, OR 97204


Give us a call at 1.866.368.7878 or send us an email at