Ameren Efficiency Programs: Money-saving Programs for Residential Customers

Multi-Family Energy Efficiency Program

Multi-family buildings powered by Ameren are eligible for free energy-saving products, which may include:

  • LEDs for individual units and common areas
  • Showerheads and faucet aerators
  • Advanced power strips
  • Smart thermostats
  • Hot water heater pipe insulation

This program is available to multi-family properties, regardless of the income of the owner or occupants. You have to be either an Ameren gas or electric customer.

The property owner or manager of a property containing 3 or more residential units can visit this webpage to schedule an assessment for their building.

Income Qualified Home Savers Assessment Program (Single-Family)

Ameren Illinois customers who meet income requirements based on household size qualify for a free home energy audit, which may include the following free energy-saving measures:

  • LED lightbulbs
  • Showerheads and faucet aerators
  • Advanced power strips
  • Smart thermostats
  • Upgrading heating and cooling equipment
  • Air sealing & insulation

Consult the chart here to determine if you fall within the maximum income requirements.

If you’re interested in scheduling an appointment, complete an online application or call 1-866-838-6918.

In-Store Lighting Discounts

You can receive instant in-store discounts on select Energy Star-certified LEDs and LED fixtures. Save on a variety of energy-efficient light bulbs at participating retail stores. No coupon is required—prices shown reflect the instant discount.

For specific retailer locations, visit this webpage.

Fridge and Freezer Recycling

Ameren will pick up your old refrigerator or freezer, recycle it responsibly and send you $50. Schedule a pickup online or call 1-844-379-0047.

To qualify for recycling, your refrigerator and/or freezer must be:

  • Between 10 and 27 cubic ft (interior)
  • Empty, defrosted and working at pickup time
  • Removable without risk of injury
  • Owned by you and located at the address with the qualifying Ameren account

Rebates and Incentives

Ameren Illinois provides rebates on some energy efficient equipment and appliances, such as smart thermostats (sign up to receive a $100 coupon), heat pumps and air conditioners (see the full list here).

The rebate and incentive requirements differ for each offer, so please read carefully before making any final decisions or purchases.