A/C Program Cycling Overview

  How Does Cycling Affect You? Customer Benefit What Is the Right Level for You?
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Your central air conditioner or heat pump will produce cool air for half of its normal running time during an emergency event.

During Energy Savings Days and emergency events you will be cycled up to 50%

You receive:
  • $50 in annual bill credits - $12.50 for each of the four summer months, June – September
Good choice for those who:
  • are at the home during the day when most event occur
  • can safely tolerate a modest increase in household temperature
  How Does Cycling Affect You? Customer Benefit What Is the Right Level for You?
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Your central air conditioner or heat pump will produce cool air for only 25% of its normal running time during an emergency event

During Energy Savings Days you will be cycled up to 50%

During Energy Savings Days you will be cycled up to 75%

You receive:
  • $50 in annual bill credits - $12.50 for each of the four summer months, June – September
Good choice for those who:
  • Don’t mind a temperature increase, but don’t want the air conditioner shut off entirely during an event
Not recommended for those who:
  • Have medical/health conditions
  • Are elderly
  • Have chicken or pets at home
  • Stay at home much of the afternoon and early evening
  How Does Cycling Affect You? Customer Benefit What Is the Right Level for You?
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Your central air conditioner or heat pump is off & no cool air will be produced for the duration of an emergency event, even if the event lasts for multiple hours

During Energy Savings Days you will be cycled up to 50%

During Energy Savings Days you will be cycled up to 100%

You receive:
  • $100 in annual bill credits - $25 for each of the four summer months, June – September
Good choice for those who:
  • Are not home during the day when cycling will typically occur
  • Can either safely tolerate greater temperature impacts, or can make other arrangements to not be home during an emergency event and plan to return once the home cools back to the desired temperature
  • Not recommended for those who:
  • Have medical health conditions
  • Are elderly
  • Have children or pets at home
  • Stay at home much of the day