Today, Wednesday, 9/6/2023, is a scheduled Energy Savings Day. 

All PeakRewards Air Conditioning program participants will be cycled up to 50% from 2 pm – 6 pm on Wednesday, September 6 with air conditioners returning to normal operation within 1 hour of the event. If you would like to override cycling during the Energy Savings Day, please call the customer hotline at 888.309.PEAK (7325).If you are enrolled in the Connected Rewards program, you will have your thermostat raised up to 4 degrees between the hours of 2 pm – 6 pm. While we recommend participating in the full event for maximum savings, you remain in control of your thermostat and can opt out by changing the temperature on your thermostat.  

Learn more about Energy Savings Days here.

Connecting your Wi-Fi Thermostat to Wi-Fi

In order to participate in PeakRewardsSM and get the most benefit out of your ecobee3 lite Wi-Fi thermostat, your thermostat must be registered and connected to your home’s secure Wi-Fi network. Please note that hot spots are not eligible. To learn more about the requirements of PeakRewards, review the program terms and conditions.

Follow the steps below to connect your thermostat to your secure, in-home Wi-Fi network.

On the thermostat, tap on the MAIN MENU > SETTINGS > WIFI to open the Wi-Fi configuration screen.

On this screen, make sure Wi-Fi Radio is Enabled and tap on Network

You will have the choice of using an iOS device or manually selecting your Wi-Fi network. If you do not have an iOS device, tap on Select Wi-Fi Network.

Find your Wi-Fi name on the list provided. If are installing an ecobee3ecobee3 lite, or an ecobee4and you have a dual-band network, be sure to select the 2.4Ghz network from the list. This condition will not apply to the SmartThermostat with Voice, Smart Thermostat Premium, or the Smart Thermostat Enhanced as they are dual-band compatible.

entering wi-fi password on an ecobee thermostat

Type in your Wi-Fi Password and hit Connect.

wi-fi status screen for ecobee thermostat

Wait for the ecobee to show the success message and hit OK to finish the process.

Offline Device Notification

Please note that if our records indicate that your smart thermostat has been disconnected from Wi-Fi, we will send you a letter or email. If we detect that your thermostat has been offline for 4 weeks, BGE will remove you from the PeakRewards program. If you are removed from the program, you can keep your Wi-Fi thermostat, but you will not receive summer bill credits (June–September).

Registering your ecobee3 lite

You can register your thermostat online at or by downloading the ecobee app. For step by step instructions, please visit:


If you need additional assistance connecting your PeakRewards Smart Thermostat to Wi-Fi, contact the PeakRewards customer hotline at 1.888.309.PEAK (7325), Monday–Friday, 8am to 5pm.

If you need technical assistance with your PeakRewards Smart Thermostat,  please visit Article Detail ( or call ecobee’s support line at 1.888.535.0720, Monday–Friday 8 am–12 am or Saturday–Sunday 9 am–9 pm.