Low Income Smart Thermostats

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PGW provides and installs ENERGY STAR® Certified Wi-Fi enabled thermostats in the homes of income-qualified PGW customers at no cost to the customer. Thermostat installations are provided on a first-come, first-served basis, based on the date that applications are received, and are subject to available funds. To apply, click on the link below or call 1-833-596-3075.

To qualify for the Low Income Smart Thermostat program, PGW customers must use gas-fired space heating equipment in their home, and have a household income at or below the following amounts:

Income Eligibility
Household Size Maximum Annual Income to Qualify Maximum Monthly Income to Qualify
1 $19,320 $1,610
2 $26,130 $2,178
3 $32,940 $2,745
4 $39,750 $3,313
5 $46,560 $3,880
6 $53,370 $4,448
7 $60,180 $5,015
8 $66,990 $5,583
9+ Add $6,810 for each additional person Add $378 for each additional person

Customers may be required to provide income information and/or documentation to verify they have an active PGW account.

Smart Thermostat Benefits

  • Ability to learn household patterns and adjust heating and cooling according to when a home is occupied or is about to be occupied.
  • Reduces the use of heating and cooling systems when the home is unoccupied for significant periods of time.
  • Can track energy usage to see how it changes over time, and how it may affect energy costs in the future.
  • Opportunity to monitor and control the temperature remotely!