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Saver's Switch

Earn discounts by using Saver’s Switch® with your building’s air conditioning systems

Saver’s Switch® enrollees can reduce their cooling operational costs
In exchange for a monthly discount on cooling costs during the summer, you'll cut back your usage just a little during peak cooling times.

Today, 16,000 businesses save an average of $300 or more annually on electric costs with Saver’s Switch.

How it Works

An authorized licensed electrician installs a small remote-controlled switch adjacent to your central air conditioner. Saver’s Switch is generally activated during times when electricity demand approaches its peak.

The switch will not harm your AC nor void any warranties that are known to us.

Get Started

  1. Enroll online, or download an application.
  2. An authorized electrician will install the switch.
  3. Verify Your Saver’s Switch is Activated.

Eligibility

You must:

Note: Saver’s Switch is not recommended for hospitals, restaurants, nursing homes, or any facility that has heat-generating equipment.

Business Saver's Switch FAQs

Benefits

When you enroll in Saver’s Switch, you get:

Details

The maximum amount of allowable control hours for Minnesota is 300 hours per year. On average in Minnesota, we use only a fraction of those hours. If the monthly discount exceeds the electric energy charges for a specific month, the discount will be the value of the electric energy charges for that month. Your enrollment is automatically carried forward every year.

Energy Saving Tip

Make sure to regularly change the air filters on your HVAC system (at least once per month). Old, clogged filters are far less efficient than new ones.

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Electrical Appliance Safety

Always keep appliances clean, operating properly, and clear of obstructions. Unplug them when cleaning or repairing to avoid serious injury.

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