Con Edison Smart AC Program

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What is the Con Edison Smart AC Program?

The Smart AC Program allows Con Edison customers to control their window ACs remotely and work together to keep the electric grid healthy when it is under stress. Formerly known as the coolNYC Program, it now s...

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What happened to the coolNYC Program?

We are proud to announce that we have grown and expanded to Westchester County. The coolNYC Program will now be called the Con Edison Smart AC Program. We will continue to offer remote control for window ACs an...

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What are Cool Points Hours?

(Formerly coolNYC Events under the coolNYC Program) During times when the electric grid is under stress, the Con Edison Smart AC Program may hold Cool Points Hours. When the Cool Points Hours begin, your smart...

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How do I opt out of Cool Points Hours?

If you have a smartAC kit, you can opt out of Cool Points Hours. Simply press the down arrow on your thermostat remote and turn down the set temperature. You will see the "DR" symbol on your thermostat disappea...

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What is considered full participation in Cool Points Hours?

Full participation means that all of your smartAC kits or Wi-Fi ACs are connected for the full duration of the Cool Points Hours (around 4 hours) and that none of your air conditioners opt out. If you opt out ...

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How do I sign up for the Smart AC Program?

You can sign up for the Con Edison Smart AC Program by going to conedsmartac.com/signup. You can get up to 4 devices to turn your standard window AC into a smartAC or enroll your WiFi-enabled ACs to get rewards...

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What are Cool Points?

The Smart AC program uses Cool Points, a currency that is earned through the Smart AC rewards platform. Cool Points can be redeemed for gift cards at a variety of stores and can be used for entries into competi...

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How many Cool Points can I earn?

The amount of Cool Points you can earn depends on how you participate in the Smart AC Program and the actions you complete. 1,000 Cool Points can be redeemed for $1. All Participants ​Participate in Cool Point...

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How can I redeem my Cool Points?

You can redeem your Cool Points for gift cards to a variety of stores. Each 1,000 Cool Points can be redeemed for $1. To view and redeem your Cool Points, log into your rewards account at points.conedsmartac.c...

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What do I have to do to keep my smartAC kits?

If you receive smartAC kits you must connect them to your WiFi network and participate in the entirety of at least one full set of Cool Points Hours with at least one of your kits to keep them. This is a valuab...

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