• Test Conservation Period Called for Energy Wise Rewards Customers

    Apr 20, 2016

    MAYS LANDING, N.J. (April 20, 2016) – A test conservation period will be called Thursday, April 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for customers of Atlantic City Electric’s voluntary Energy Wise Rewards program in order to test equipment prior to the peak summer season. 

    For participating customers, Atlantic City Electric will cycle off and on the participants’ air conditioner compressors for short intervals during this time frame. Because the air conditioner fans will continue to run, most customers will not notice a temperature change in their home. It may take up to a half-hour after the test event ends for air conditioners to resume normal operations.

    Energy Wise Rewards is a voluntary program that offers customers a choice of a web-programmable thermostat or an outdoor switch, which the utility installs at no charge to the customer. During summer periods of peak electric demand, Energy Wise Rewards works to reduce electricity usage by cycling central air conditioner compressors off and on for short periods of time during periods of peak electricity use. Customers will receive a one-time bill reduction of $50 when Atlantic City Electric installs the EWR device in their home. Atlantic City Electric customers using Energy Wise Rewards can also save money by conserving energy.

    Customers can learn more about Energy Wise Rewards by calling 1-866-355-4229 or visiting www.atlanticcityelectric.com/rewards.

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