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Take the stress (and supersized costs) out of your holiday planning this year
Plus he’s upgraded his home’s energy efficiency with smart home tech throughout
If you’re this week’s MEGA Summer winner, you can say goodbye to stress about your utility bill.
Laundry day can be fun again if you’re this week’s winner.
At the best of times, raising a baby or a child isn’t an easy (or sometimes even affordable) job.
Staying at home doesn’t have to mean giving up on your fitness goals.
Disney+ - not just for kids.
50 lucky OhmConnect community members will be going home with a prize on July 26. How many home essentials can you find with $100?
Energy efficiency just got a heck of a lot easier.
Can’t go to the movies anymore? Bring the theater to you!
Her offline time won her her energy bills paid for the summer!
Getting paid to ensure their son has a better environment to grow up in? Count us in!
Get paid hundreds of dollars, just for unplugging.
For Alan Mirviss from San Francisco, the decision to install smart plugs in his home to optimize his family’s #OhmHours wasn’t an easy one.
9 tips and tricks for reducing the amount of time you and your kids spend in front of a screen this year
OhmConnect superstar Sylvester shares his tips for reaching the incredible milestone.
He shut off his lights, we gave him $5000.
"This couldn't have come at a better time."
She turned off her lights, we sent her to Target.
Receipt Hog? Ibotta? She’s tried ‘em all.
“It’s been the easiest money we’ve ever made.”
Thermostats that learn your habits, adjust accordingly and even participate in #OhmHours without you lifting a finger? Money. (Literally.)
She’s learned the tricks to earning big during #OhmHours and getting others on board
He unplugs for a few hours every month, and gets paid big bucks for his energy savings. You can too!
Darlington Ikwuemesibe is the latest winner of OhmConnect’s MEGA Summer Live contest
Getting paid to go for a walk or out for dinner sounds like a pretty great deal to JR and Eileen.
A few smart home devices allowed Joel and his family to participate in #OhmHours without even noticing
“It was so many good things in such a short period of time - it felt unreal.”
“It was just the best day!”
She signed up for OhmConnect three months ago & already earned nearly $2500
It started with an OhmHour, then a smart thermostat. Now this family is on the journey to sustainability.
“Our new conservation habits are helping us contribute some extra money towards our son’s education fund.”
(It only took a few tries to convince her that the prize was real!)
Qualify five times this summer to be eligible for MEGA Summer’s Grand Prize.
She started out earning 37 cents per OhmHour. Last year, she pulled in more than $3000.
“My Mom said before she died, she’d love to see NYC. I promised myself I’d be able to make her dreams come true and now I can.”
Local, organic food no longer out of reach for MEGA Summer Giveaway winner
$500 to spend on whatever the heck you want.
If you're not careful, the costs can add up in a BIG way.
Normally she earns a few dollars every OhmHour. This time, Sophia from San Diego won her mortgage paid for the month.
Temecula Mom and daughter celebrate their energy efficiency with a $100 prize
Referring a friend to OhmConnect paid off BIG for our latest prize winner.
We’ll be drawing 50 lucky users to go home with this week’s MEGA Summer Giveaway prizes.
The price of electricity can vary from day to day and even by hour. Are you getting the best rates on your energy bill?
“My appliances all turn off on their own when there’s an #OhmHour, which is pretty cool.”
Can you use less power for an hour this week? Then get started on your Target spree daydreaming!
“This could not have come at a better time!”
Unplug once this week to have a chance to score some new front door swag.
Pssst - the secret sauce is smart plugs.
Big rewards are on the line as temps soar above 100°F
“My rewards started around $2 per OhmHour but I stuck with it and it just started to grow”
The low-down on Public Safety Power Shutoffs - why they happen and how you can prepare
“We have a Honeywell and not only did it win us the prize, we save money on our monthly bills too.”
She joined OhmConnect just over a month ago and has already struck it rich!
Smart plugs, a smart thermostat and an electric car that charges overnight make OhmHours a breeze
His energy savings paid off when he won his energy bill paid for the full year
His secret? Smart devices. Smart devices everywhere.
She’s already raised nearly $1000 for their Huntington Beach elementary school
“I probably could have cashed out around $250 but we just went for it, and we got lucky!”
Her luck changed when she won the big prize on the OhmConnect Wheel
Is a smart plug your home's best friend yet? It should be!
“A lot of the time we don’t even notice, yet we’re saving energy”
Look good and do good with your sweet new sunnies.
She’s been chosen as a winner of the Thanks a Million campaign for her COVID heroism
He got up every morning at 3:30 a.m. to make sure the lights and the water stayed on for hospitals and care facilities
Smart plugs and a smart thermostat bring his 1800’s Victorian home into the future
“I come from a family of first responders so it’s just in my life to help others”
“The prizes aren’t my main motivation - I truly never expected to win”
They’ve already taken nearly 1 Gigawatt of energy off the grid collectively
Her luck took a turn for the better when she spun the Wheel
“There’s literally nothing to lose. Why not give it a try?”
“Electricity is expensive! OhmConnect is a great way to save some of that money.”
Longtime member’s energy-saving habits have paid off
A suite of smart home technologies means earning rewards is easy
Welcome Pleasant Hill Cohousing to the OhmConnect community!
All you need to know is your SDG&E, SCE, SMUD, or PG&E login information and you’re set to go.
OhmConnect has partnered with Hive to give you 20% off a Smart Home Starter Pack.
“I thought it was a scam!” OhmConnect Platinum user takes home this week’s big MEGA OhmHour prize.
It's 2021 and action for the planet is needed more than ever. Here is a roundup of some of our favorite ways that kids can take action to help the planet this Earth Day.
They took their dogs for a walk, we gave them $1000.
Think you can’t do #OhmHours with kids? Think again. This San Diego family thinks of unplugged time as the highlight of their week.
… and brings their PG&E bill down from $1000 to $150 per month!
The San Francisco Chapter of EWB used some savvy OhmConnect strategies to fundraise for their cause
Escondido-area Dad takes his two girls on the trip of a lifetime after powering down during a MEGA OhmHour.
We’ve rounded up the absolute best ways to celebrate this year. (Psst - a few of them will even pay you!)
Share your #OhmHour photos and videos until December 23 for your chance to win.
Irvine, CA family wins their SCE energy bills paid for a year in our latest Prize OhmHour giveaway
Take a lesson from the queen of clean and tidy up your energy usage to pay less for power.
He’s figured out a way to not only beat his OhmHour goals, but cut down his energy bills too.
Michelle from Murrieta, CA struck it rich -- just for unplugging once per week.
They unplug once per week and last month, their small action won them a big prize.
Their dedication to fully powering down during #OhmHours scored them a $5000 prize!