#EEDay2017; Your Chance to Win a Wi-Fi Programmable Thermostat

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October 5 marks National Energy Efficiency Day and we’re celebrating by giving you tools to manage your energy use during our #EEDay2017 Facebook® contest. Every hour, beginning at 7 a.m. and ending at 5 p.m. on Oct. 5, Consumers Energy Facebook fans will have the chance to win a Wi-Fi programmable thermostat valued at $129.

Enter to win by answering our question posted on our Consumers Energy Facebook page on Oct. 5. Not a part of Facebook?  Don’t worry; sign up today and ‘like’ Consumers Energy. Specific details will be provided on the day.

Keep in mind Consumers Energy employees and their immediate families are not eligible to enter.  Full rules and regulations below. Learn more about Energy Efficiency Day at EnergyEfficiencyDay.org.


#EEDay2017 Official Rules

Eligibility: Consumers Energy Company’s (“Consumers Energy”) Online Drawing (the “Drawing”) is open to participants (the “Participants”) who are at least eighteen (18) years of age and are Consumers Energy customers, except employees of Consumers Energy and any of its subsidiary and affiliated companies as well as those employees’ immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, children, and their respective spouses) and those living in the same household, all of whom are ineligible.  The Drawing is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.  Void where prohibited. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. Any contact information provided will be used solely for the purposes of the Contest and in accordance with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook®. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the promotion will be directed to Consumers Energy Company (“Consumers Energy”), not Facebook.

Sponsor: Consumers Energy Company, One Energy Plaza, Jackson, MI  49201

Timing: Contest begins on Oct. 5, 2017 at 7 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on Oct. 5, 2017 at 5 p.m. ET (the “Contest Period”).

Contest and Winner Selection Date: Oct. 5, 2017
Contest Period Start Time End Time Approximate Winner Selection Times
1 7 a.m. 5 p.m. 8 a.m., 9 a.m.,10 a.m., 11 a.m.,12 p.m. 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m.


Participants can submit their written entry (“Post”) by posting a comment as instructed by Consumers Energy.  By submitting a Post, you indicate your agreement and compliance with the Official Rules. Your Post must be in accordance with the specific requirements listed below.

Disqualification, Modification and Cancelation: Any Participant who attempts or encourages, either directly or indirectly, the entry of multiple or false contact information under multiple identities, or uses any device, service or artifice to enter false entries, will be disqualified and any and all prizes to which the Participant may have been awarded or entitled will be canceled.

Contest Prizes: Ten (10) contest prizes consisting of one (1) Wi-Fi programmable thermostat valued at $129 value. No transfer, assignment, cash redemption, or substitution of prize may occur except by Consumers Energy at its sole discretion due to prize unavailability or causes otherwise determined solely by Consumers Energy, but then for a prize of equal or greater value.  All taxes, if any, are the winner’s sole responsibility.

Winner Selection: During the Drawing Period, the Contest winner will be selected randomly by the Sponsor per the times and details listed above. A Participant is not a winner of any prize, even if the Contest should so indicate, unless and until Participant’s eligibility has been verified and entrant has been notified that verification is complete Odds of winning a prize depends on total entries on Consumers Energy’s Facebook.

Winner Requirements: The selected winner will be notified by Facebook on Oct. 5.  If the selected winner cannot be contacted within two (2) days, does not comply with these Official Rules, or, if applicable, does not provide an address in which to send the prize or the prize is returned as undeliverable, such selected winner forfeits the prize.  Any unawarded prizes will remain unawarded.

Privacy: Entry into this Contest requires the Participant to provide certain personal information in order that the prize can be taken to the winner. By participating, you acknowledge that Consumers Energy reserves the right to use and/or publicize your name and likeness for promotional purposes.

Limitations of Liability: By participating, Participant releases Facebook, Consumers Energy, its Subcontractors, officers, directors, shareholders, and employees from any and all liability for any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by participation in the Contest, including unauthorized or illegal access to personally identifiable or sensitive information or acceptance, possession, use, misuse, or nonuse of the prize that may be awarded; acknowledges that said parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or law, relative to the prize; and waives any rights to claim ambiguity with respect to these Official Rules.

Disputes: This Contest is governed by the laws of the United States and the State of Michigan, without respect to conflict of law doctrines. As a condition of participating in this Contest, you agree that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Contest, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Michigan having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will Participants be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages, including attorneys’ fees, other than Participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (e.g. costs associated with entering), and Participants further waive all rights to have damages multiplied or increased. In the event of a dispute about the identity of an Participant, each entry will be declared made by the Account Holder at time of the Contest. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from the Contest.

Winners List: Official Contest Winner will be available on Oct. 6, 2017 by 5 p.m. on the Consumers Energy Facebook page at Facebook.com/consumersenergymichigan.

12 Replies to “#EEDay2017; Your Chance to Win a Wi-Fi Programmable Thermostat”

  1. I had an energy consultant come in and i have changed a lot of things in my house to be better. I also unplug devices that are not in use. Use LED bulbs. Also purchased some new appliances that are energy star!


  2. To save energy we replaced the sliding glass doors to stop the cold/heat from coming in. We turn off lights not being used. We use energy saving light bulbs.


  3. Keeping lights off in rooms not beING used. Turning heat thermostat down low when sleeping or not at home. Turning water heater temperature down so hot water not wasted. Saving water that comes out not hot in beginning like when doing dishes to water flowers or give to pets to drink. Closing curtains closed on hot days to keep heat out. On cold days keeping curtains closed to keep cold out. Putting extra blankets in cold weather on bed when heat turned down to conserve energy and kerp warm when sleeping.


  4. I don’t run my air conditioning much & had the conserving box installed to shut it off during high use hours.


  5. Well let’s see. Several years back they convinced us to change from old balbs to all florescent ones to save big. I did it. And seen nothing. They told me to put in a programmable thermostat. I did. Paid a lot for it. But seen nothing in savings. This year it was well change out to led baulbs. I did all 33 of them. And I changed my mercury outside light to a led. Gess what. Bill has not changed. Oh ya. They did come and install a new “smart meter” this summer. I think it’s all a big hoax to make them more money.


  6. We keep the thermostat low and get used to lower temperature naturally. Also, use humdifier. Then lower even more at night. In the summer cool just enough to get rid of humidity.


  7. I try to conserve energy by shutting off lights, I’ve added insulation, a new window and slider in the past year, unplug appliances and chargers not being used.


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