Claim Your SCE Thermostat Rebate the Easy Way

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How to Save Money with an SCE Thermostat Rebate

Americans spend thousands of dollars a year to heat and cool their home. While it might be impossible to cut the cost completely, a smart thermostat can help save you a significant amount over time. Better yet, an can save you money in the short term.

Companies often run rebates as an incentive for consumers to make purchases. Rebates are abundant, from tire companies like Michelin and Goodyear to retail stores like Menards and Macy's. The monetary reward for redeeming rebates, especially large ones like car rebates, is ample. Unfortunately, the process for redeeming rebates can be confusing and time-consuming. Many people decide not to bother, resulting in the loss of free money. Luckily, DoNotPay is here to help you get your SCE rebate money back without the hassle.

What Is a Rebate?

A rebate is a sales incentive in which companies offer consumers cash back after making a purchase. There are several different types of rebates and reasons for companies issuing them, but all types will result in a discount for customers.

Types of Rebates

All rebates are discounts issued after a purchase is made, but there are several types of rebates. Here are a few:

Instant RebateAn instant rebate is offered by retailers like Home Depot. These rebates are fulfilled at the point of sale, making the process relatively simple.
Mail-in RebateMail-in rebates are a common type of rebate in which the customer must gather required information and mail it to the manufacturer within a specific time frame.
Bill Credit RebateService providers like Verizon often use bill credit rebates as incentives to buy new plans or phones. With these rebates, the customer will see the rebate incentive on their next bill.

Why Do Companies Offer Rebates?

You might wonder why companies use rebates instead of discounts. In truth, there are several reasons.

  • A discount diminishes a product's value. Transversely, a rebate is a marketing expense, and the product's retail value doesn't change.
  • Many consumers forget or do not know how to redeem their rebates, which results in the company retaining their money.
  • Rebates are a simple marketing strategy to grab a customer's attention and purchasing power.
  • Manufacturers or vendors can issue rebates.

How to Redeem an SCE Thermostat Rebate

Many energy companies like MASS in Massachusetts offer rebates to their customers for varying purchases, services, and more. Southern California Edison(SCE) has several incentives and rebates, and one of those is the .

SCE is dedicated to reducing energy waste and saving you money simultaneously. Smart thermostats are a valuable tool in reducing energy use, and they could save you money in a few simple steps.

  1. Purchase an SCE approved smart thermostat at
  2. Discard your old thermostat at an approved collection site to be recycled and receive a $5.00 rebate.
  3. Enroll your new thermostat in the Smart Energy Program at
  4. When there is an SCE energy event, SCE will automatically raise your thermostat up to four degrees, which will cut back on air conditioning energy usage.
  5. You will receive a $75.00 rebate after enrolling in the Smart Energy Program. It will appear as a credit on your bill.
  6. After your initial enrollment in the Smart Energy Program, you will also receive up to $40.00 for participating from June 1st to September 30th.

Taking advantage of the SCE's Smart Energy Program is a great way to save money while reducing your carbon footprint. Also, you can always override the thermostat, but that will nullify your bill credits.

Use DoNotPay to Simplify Rebates

is automatically applied when you enroll your smart thermostat. But not all rebates are simple. Many manufacturers count on customers forgetting rebates or not bothering with the complicated process. DoNotPay recognized the struggle and responded with its rebate feature. You can now ensure your rebate money ends up back in your pocket in a few simple steps.

  1. Search rebates on DoNotPay and select the type of rebates offer you want to claim (is it for a car, electronic gadget, household appliance, etc).

  2. Tell us more about the purchase, including the product name, brand, serial number (if relevant), and whether you bought it online or in-person.

  3. Select whether the rebate is online or mail-in. Upload your evidence documents, including receipts, and any necessary forms, and confirm your contact information.

That is all! DoNotPay will have your rebate in your pocket as quickly as possible.

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