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Rush Hour Rewards

Get Paid to Save

Purchase a Nest Thermostat

Magic Valley members qualify for exclusive savings on the purchase of a new Nest Thermostat.
The beautifully designed smart thermostat that keeps you comfortable and helps you save energy.

Google Nest Learning Thermostat

SAVE $100


Retail price $249
Nest 3rd Generation
Learning Thermostat.

Nest Thermostat E

SAVE $70


Retail price is $169
Nest Thermostat E.

Plus, receive a $50 MVEC bill credit when you enroll in the Rush Hour Rewards Program!

Purchase a Nest

Google and Nest Learning thermostat are trademarks of Google LLC


Google Nest Learning Thermostat

Stainless steel, white, black, copper,
polished steel, brass, mirror black

Nest Thermostat E



Google Nest Learning Thermostat

Metal, polished finish

Nest Thermostat E

ceramic-feel finish


Google Nest Learning Thermostat

High-res color display

Nest Thermostat E

Frosted display blends
in to walls


Shows you the time, temperature or weather

Google Nest Learning Thermostat

Nest Thermostat E

Size (diameter)

Google Nest Learning Thermostat

3.3 in (8.4 cm)

Nest Thermostat E

3.19 in (8.1 cm)


Google Nest Learning Thermostat

Works with 95% of 24V heating
and cooling systems

Nest Thermostat E

Works with 85% of 24V heating
and cooling systems

Purchase a Nest

Google and Nest Learning thermostat are trademarks of Google LLC

Already Have a Nest Thermostat?

Nest and Magic Valley have partnered to help you save energy and get paid in the process. And, your Nest thermostat can do it all automatically.

Get Paid to

Earn money by participating in the Rush Hour Rewards program. Members who sign up for the program will receive a $50 MVEC bill credit, one per household. Members will receive a $25 MVEC bill credit each additional year they stain in the program.

Here’s How It Works

Help Lower Demand

Magic Valley wants to lower demand during energy rush hours, like those hot summer afternoons when everyone’s cranking up the
air conditioning.

Adjust With Nest

A Nest thermostat can help you use less energy by adjusting the temperatures up to three degrees during the rush hour, while still keeping you comfortable.

Stay in Control

You’re in control. If you’re home, Nest won’t let it get too hot. But if you start to feel warm, you can change the temperature at any time.

Why Switch to Nest with Rush Hour Rewards

Saving energy starts with your thermostat. Putting in new light bulbs, efficient appliances, and unplugging everything when you leave saves energy… But, it’s a drop in the bucket compared to what a thermostat can do. Your thermostat controls half your energy bill. And it’s wasting energy unless you have a Nest.


No more confusing programming. Nest learns the temperatures you like and builds a personalized schedule for your home.

Home/Away Assist

Don’t waste energy heating or cooling an empty home.
Nest automatically saves energy when you’re away.

Energy History

The more you know, the more you can save. See how
much energy you’ve used in the last 10 days.

Frequently Asked Questions

    • How do I get paid?
      • MVEC will give participating members a one-time $50.00 bill credit, one per household, for enrolling in the Rush Hour Rewards Program. In addition, members will receive a $25 bill credit, one per household, for each additional year that members are enrolled in the Rush Hour Rewards Program through September 30th (Example: To receive the current years $25.00 credit, you must be enrolled in the program by May 31 through September 30 of the current year.)
    • How often do rush hour events happen?
      • Rush Hours events may occur during the months of June through September. Members can expect to see no more than 36 events from June-September, but this number will depend on overall weather patterns for the season. Members will not have more than one rush hour event per day and can expect a maximum of three events per week.
    • When can members expect rush hour events?
      • Rush Hours events may occur between 1:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. on non-holiday weekdays and may last a maximum of two hours.
    • Am I eligible to enroll?
      • In order to enroll in the MVEC Rush Hour Rewards program members must :
        • Have a central air conditioning system that is controlled by a Nest thermostat
        • Have Wi-Fi at their residence
        • Have a Nest Account
        • Be an MVEC member
        • Have a valid account with MVEC that is in good standing
    • How do I enroll?

      Follow the steps below to enroll in the Rush Hour Rewards program:

      Please note, you must have a NEST login set up and a Nest Thermostat installed before you can subscribe.


          • Visit, and click on the Sign Up button.
          • Sign into your nest account if you aren’t already signed in.
          • Select the home(s) you want to enroll in the program.
          • Enter your Name, account number and address in the blanks.
          • Read through the terms and conditions and check the box.
          • Then click the “I’m done” button on the bottom of the page.
          • Once your information is verified, Nest will send a confirmation email. This may take up to 2 business days.


          • Tap “Setting” on the home screen.
          • Go to Rebates and Rewards>Nest rebates and rewards.
          • Then follow the same steps as above.

      Call a Customer Service Representative at 1(866) 225-5683 if you have any questions.

Terms and Conditions

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