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She lost her job, got Covid … and won a day at the spa

Her luck changed when she won the big prize on the OhmConnect Wheel

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Katie Overmonds

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September 13, 2021

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OhmConnect Customer Goes All In With Her Watts and Wins $5000!

“I probably could have cashed out around $250 but we just went for it, and we got lucky!”

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Katie Overmonds

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August 9, 2021

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OhmConnect Customer Uses Referral Rewards To Build Butterfly Garden For Local School

She’s already raised nearly $1000 for their Huntington Beach elementary school

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Katie Overmonds

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July 30, 2021

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California man earns $41,000 in one month referring others to OhmConnect

He boosted his referral bonus on the Wheel in a BIG way

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Katie Overmonds

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July 22, 2021

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The OhmConnect Wheel Brings a Big Win!

She spun the Wheel, won four prize entries … then the trip to Disneyland!

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Katie Overmonds

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June 24, 2021

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MEGA Month Winner Uses OhmHours To Truly Disconnect

“Once I got clear on *why* saving energy matters to me, I got even more invested in OhmHours.”

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Katie Overmonds

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June 3, 2021

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Prize Winner Participates In OhmConnect Without Roommate Even Knowing

His energy savings paid off when he won his energy bill paid for the full year

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Katie Overmonds

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May 24, 2021

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OhmConnect prize winner lets her smart devices do the work

Smart plugs, a smart thermostat and an electric car that charges overnight make OhmHours a breeze

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Katie Overmonds

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April 12, 2021

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San Diego Resident Wins $3500 in a Prize OhmHour Giveaway and Shares Her Energy Saving Hacks

She joined OhmConnect just over a month ago and has already struck it rich!

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Katie Overmonds

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January 20, 2021

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After Being Hit Hard By The Pandemic, OhmConnect’s $100,000 Winner Is Now Debt Free

“We’ve been putting our groceries on our credit card and I wasn’t sure how we’d pay it off.”

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Katie Overmonds

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December 18, 2020

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Brand new OhmConnect customer wins major prize after only three days in the program

Connecting a smart thermostat to OhmConnect won this Mountainview homeowner $650

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Katie Overmonds

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October 30, 2020

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A few home upgrades helped this California family save on their energy bill - and just won them $1700

A smart thermostat cost them less than $200, but has earned them thousands.

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Katie Overmonds

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October 21, 2020

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MEGA Summer Prize Winner Qualified Automatically With a Smart Thermostat

“We have a Honeywell and not only did it win us the prize, we save money on our monthly bills too.”

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Katie Overmonds

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October 14, 2020

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MEGA Summer winner earns ~$1000 in a year of energy saving

“My rewards started around $2 per OhmHour but I stuck with it and it just started to grow”

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Katie Overmonds

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September 9, 2020

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Dream Pebble Beach trip made possible with OhmHour earnings

“We paid for it using the money we earned going swimming!”

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Katie Overmonds

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August 12, 2020

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MEGA Summer Prize Winner Replaces Car With Prize Winnings

“This could not have come at a better time!”

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Katie Overmonds

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July 7, 2020

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OhmConnect Customer Takes Home $3000 Prize After Automating Home With Smart Plugs

“My appliances all turn off on their own when there’s an #OhmHour, which is pretty cool.”

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Katie Overmonds

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June 24, 2020

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OhmConnect Customer Wins Major Prize - Without Even Realizing He’d Qualified!

Referring a friend to OhmConnect paid off BIG for our latest prize winner.

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Katie Overmonds

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May 5, 2020

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60 Productive ways to spend time when you’re social distancing

Under quarantine? Social distancing? Here's how to spend your time while you’re in isolation.

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Katie Overmonds

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March 16, 2020

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14 Romantic Ways to Spend an OhmHour

We're sure you can think of ways to spend time together in the dark, but here are 14 more!

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Katie Overmonds

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February 10, 2020

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OhmConnect Cash Prize Brings 8-Year-Old’s Birthday Party to Life

Temecula Mom and daughter celebrate their energy efficiency with a $100 prize

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Katie Overmonds

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February 10, 2020

SDG&E
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Prize OhmHour Winner Wins Without Knowing She’d Participated in a Prize OhmHour!

Normally she earns a few dollars every OhmHour. This time, Sophia from San Diego won her mortgage paid for the month.

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Katie Overmonds

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January 16, 2020

PG&E
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An Hour of Unplugged Family Time Scored McKinleyville Mom a trip to Disneyland!

“I was shaking when I saw my name called as the winner. I couldn’t believe this was real!”

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Katie Overmonds

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December 10, 2019

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OhmConnecter Making His Groceries More Planet-Friendly After MEGA Win

Local, organic food no longer out of reach for MEGA Summer Giveaway winner

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Katie Overmonds

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July 7, 2019

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MEGA Summer Prize Winner Taking Mom on Trip of a Lifetime

“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.”

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Katie Overmonds

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June 20, 2019

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OhmConnect Customer Has Earned More Than $11,000 For Her Energy Savings

She started out earning 37 cents per OhmHour. Last year, she pulled in more than $3000.

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Katie Overmonds

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June 5, 2019

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Carlsbad Family Wins Their Cell Phone Bill Paid For The Year - Just For Using Less Energy!

They unplug once per week and last month, their small action won them a big prize.

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Katie Overmonds

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May 27, 2019

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How to Bring Kids Into The Fun of OhmHours

OhmHour over the dinner hour? During bathtime? OhmConnect customers show us how OhmHours with kids can be done - and celebrated!

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Katie Overmonds

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May 15, 2019

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Latest Prize OhmHour Winner Using Money to Pay for Dream Wedding

Michelle from Murrieta, CA struck it rich -- just for unplugging once per week.

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Katie Overmonds

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April 22, 2019

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Meet Chris from San Diego, the latest Prize OhmHour winner!

He’s figured out a way to not only beat his OhmHour goals, but cut down his energy bills too.

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Katie Overmonds

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March 12, 2019

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Prize OhmHour Winner Taking Cash Prize & Going To Disneyland

(It only took a few tries to convince her that the prize was real!)

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Katie Overmonds

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February 25, 2019

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Longtime OhmConnect user and California Dad wins free energy for a year

Irvine, CA family wins their SCE energy bills paid for a year in our latest Prize OhmHour giveaway

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Katie Overmonds

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January 28, 2019

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New Parents Get Extra Money For Diapers & Some Quality Baby Time During #OhmHours

“Our new conservation habits are helping us contribute some extra money towards our son’s education fund.”

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Katie Overmonds

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November 14, 2018

Wifi Thermostats
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OhmHours The First Step To Whole Home Efficiency for Valley Springs Homeowners

It started with an OhmHour, then a smart thermostat. Now this family is on the journey to sustainability.

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Katie Overmonds

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October 23, 2018

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OhmConnect Referrals Bring In Some Serious Extra Cash for Apple Valley Resident

She signed up for OhmConnect three months ago & already earned nearly $2500

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Katie Overmonds

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October 11, 2018

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Meet The Family Who Won The Disneyland Trip In a MEGA Summer Giveaway!

Escondido-area Dad takes his two girls on the trip of a lifetime after powering down during a MEGA OhmHour.

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Katie Overmonds

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September 18, 2018

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Bakersfield Family Pays Entire Year’s Energy Bill With Earnings From OhmConnect

Last year, their annual PG&E ‘True-Up’ bill came in at $1400. In just three months of participating in #OhmHours, they’ve earned almost enough to pay it in full.

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Katie Overmonds

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September 17, 2018

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MEGA Summer Winner Wins MEGA Prize & Gets Engaged On The Same Day!

“It was so many good things in such a short period of time - it felt unreal.”

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Katie Overmonds

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August 28, 2018

Wifi Thermostats
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A Smart Thermostat Saved One OhmConnect User 25% On Their Energy Bill This Summer

It’s been HOT this summer, but the energy savings have been real for one family, without them lifting a finger

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Katie Overmonds

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August 22, 2018

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Engineers Without Borders Puts Their OhmConnect Referral Rewards To Good Use

The San Francisco Chapter of EWB used some savvy OhmConnect strategies to fundraise for their cause

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Katie Overmonds

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August 21, 2018

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OhmConnect User Earns More Than $650 Without His Family Even Realizing They’re Participating

A few smart home devices allowed Joel and his family to participate in #OhmHours without even noticing

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Katie Overmonds

on

August 16, 2018

SDG&E
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San Diego Couple Makes #OhmHour Nights Date Nights - & They Get Paid To Do It!

Getting paid to go for a walk or out for dinner sounds like a pretty great deal to JR and Eileen.

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Katie Overmonds

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July 18, 2018

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California Mom Has Earned $290 So Far This Year With Smart Home Tech

Easy-to-install, the Hive Welcome Home pack pays her family each month for their home’s excess energy

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Katie Overmonds

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July 3, 2018

PG&E
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Oakland Resident Wins A Trip To Iceland Just For Unplugging Once Per Week

Darlington Ikwuemesibe is the latest winner of OhmConnect’s MEGA Summer Live contest

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Katie Overmonds

on

June 28, 2018

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California Man Hacked His Energy Bill - Now He EARNS Almost $500 Per Month!

He unplugs for a few hours every month, and gets paid big bucks for his energy savings. You can too!

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Katie Overmonds

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June 19, 2018

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OhmConnect Super User Has Earned Nearly $9000 in Two Years

She’s learned the tricks to earning big during #OhmHours and getting others on board

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Katie Overmonds

on

June 7, 2018

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Fresno-Area Family Cashes Out $150 in Just 45 Days With OhmConnect

… and brings their PG&E bill down from $1000 to $150 per month!

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Katie Overmonds

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May 15, 2018

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Super-Couponer Makes Money Every Week With OhmConnect

Receipt Hog? Ibotta? She’s tried ‘em all.

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Katie Overmonds

on

May 2, 2018

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Want to win $1000? Automate Your #OhmHours Like Amelina & Anthony

Automating her #OhmHours with IFTTT helped this Tracy, CA couple win $1000 in the latest MEGA #OhmHour.

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Curtis Tongue

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April 24, 2018

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Making #OhmHours A Family Affair: One User Shows Us How It's Done

Think you can’t do #OhmHours with kids? Think again. This San Diego family thinks of unplugged time as the highlight of their week.

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Katie Overmonds

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April 20, 2018

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27 OhmConnect Users Take Home an Extra $50 For Flipping Their Circuit Breakers

This week, 27 users got the email about the upcoming MEGA OhmHour in their inbox, flipped their breakers and got an extra 5000 points ($50) deposited into their OhmConnect account. Amazing, right?

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Katie Overmonds

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April 10, 2018

Bills
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He went for a walk with his kids, we gave him $5000.

“I thought it was a scam!” OhmConnect Platinum user takes home this week’s big MEGA OhmHour prize.

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Katie Overmonds

on

March 28, 2018

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OhmConnect Super User Reaches 100 Consecutive Events!

OhmConnect superstar Sylvester shares his tips for reaching the incredible milestone.

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Katie Overmonds

on

February 20, 2018

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My intention for 2018: Reducing screen time and tethering to real life experiences

9 tips and tricks for reducing the amount of time you and your kids spend in front of a screen this year

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Katie Overmonds

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December 22, 2017

Internet of Things
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Smart-home skeptic changes his tune to save the planet

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.

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Katie Overmonds

on

November 30, 2017

Smart Money
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Temecula, CA family earns $800+ in less than a year of participating in #OhmHours

Getting paid to ensure their son has a better environment to grow up in? Count us in!

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Katie Overmonds

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November 30, 2017

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