Sign up for a low fixed rate, and get a Nest Learning Thermostat™ at no cost (a $249 value). The Nest Thermostat learns from you to program itself, and could help you save up to 20% on your heating and cooling bills.

Direct Energy Has Teamed Up with Nest to Help You Save.

Direct Energy has partnered with Nest, the company known for reinventing the unloved things in your home, to create an energy plan that makes it easy to manage your home energy use. Choose a Comfort & Control Plan from Direct Energy, and receive a $249 Nest Learning Thermostat™ at no additional cost. The Nest Thermostat learns what temperatures you like to keep you comfortable and helps you save. You'll also enjoy reliable fixed rates on the energy type of your choice.

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Enjoy the Benefits of a Smarter Home and More Innovative Energy Company

The Comfort & Control Plan offers competitive rates on electricity or natural gas for your home combined with innovative energy-saving features and modern conveniences. Plus, when Nest learns your schedule the programs itself, your savings could be up to 20% on your heating and cooling usage.

Energy Rate Stability

Friendly Customer Service

Easy DIY Nest Installation

Nest Learns Your Preferences

Simple Thermostat Management

Alerts Help Reduce Usage

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Take Charge of Your Energy Usage with these Nest Learning Thermostat™ Features (While Looking Cool)

When you install the Nest Learning Thermostat™ in your home, it will remember what temperatures you like, create a custom schedule for your home, and adjust temperature settings automatically to save energy when you're away from home. It can show you how much energy you've saved, recommend more energy-efficient settings, and give you tips on how to save even more. And you can control it remotely with your smartphone, tablet, or laptop. Nest's features help you reduce your energy usage with:


The Nest programs itself in about a week, creating a personalized schedule based on the temperature you enter. It continually adapts to your changing life and any adjustments you make.


After you leave the house, the Nest senses your absence and automatically adjusts the temperature settings to avoid heating or cooling an empty home.

Nest Leaf

This green leaf icon appears when you adjust the Nest Thermostat to an optimal, energy-efficient temperature. It guides you in the right direction towards reduced energy usage.

Energy History

Learn how, when, and where your home uses electricity with your monthly Energy Report. You'll even gain insights on how to further reduce your usage to hopefully enjoy more savings.

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Monitor Your Thermostat Settings and Usage from Anywhere with the Nest App

Since the Nest Learning Thermostat™ is always thinking on your behalf, it's important to understand what it's doing for you to help reduce your energy usage. With the Nest App, you will have increased control over your temperature settings and deeper access to what Nest learns about your home, schedule, and energy use. From the convenience of your smartphone, tablet, or laptop, you can do the following:

  • Control up to 10 thermostats in two homes from one single account
  • Check and adjust your schedule and temperature
  • Put Nest in and out of Away mode
  • Save energy when you are shown the Nest Leaf
  • View your energy history
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Nest Has Your Back this Summer: Seasonal Savings are Here!

Your Nest not only turns itself down when you’re away, but can help you save even more this summer. When you sign up for a Comfort & Control Plan with Direct Energy, you’ll be invited to participate in Seasonal Savings.

  • Seasonal Savings are available to Direct Energy Comfort & Control customers that received a Nest Thermostat.
  • If Nest can find opportunities to save you energy while keeping you comfortable you’ll get a notice on your Nest Thermostat, or in your app between July 6th and September 1 to sign up.
  • Your Nest Thermostat will look to make small adjustments to your schedule and could help you use 5-10% less cooling.*
  • The adjustments are small so you may never notice the changes made by Seasonal Savings. If the temperature isn’t right, you can change it at any time.
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Installing Your Nest is Easy

The folks at Nest are proud of how simple it is for people to install the Nest Learning Thermostat™. "Three out of four customers install Nest in 30 minutes or less."

To install the Nest yourself in your home, use the Nest Compatibility Checker widget to see whether your HVAC system can work with Nest. In fact, the thermostat works in "95% of homes with low voltage systems." The installation video provides a step-by-step walk-through of how installation works.

The Nest Learning Thermostat™ is very simple to install; however, if you feel you would need someone there to help with installation, Direct Energy can arrange for a certified home service professional to come to your home and perform the installation at a special rate To have one of our home service agents install your Nest, you can call 1-877-396-7658. They'll remove and recycle your old thermostat, connect Nest to your Wi-Fi network, and give you a quick demonstration of how everything operates.

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Expand Your Knowledge of the Nest Learning Thermostat™

Now that the your home is benefiting from the great features of the Nest Learning Thermostat™, we want to help you learn all about how Nest works with your Comfort & Control Plan to use less energy. When you visit the Nest Knowledge Center, you can view:

  • How-To's and Tutorials
  • Articles on Energy Savings and Energy Efficiency
  • Tools and Technical Specs
  • Videos and Infographics
  • Frequently Asked Questions
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Nest, Nest Learning Thermostat™, Nest Leaf, Airwave, Auto-Away, and the Nest logo are trademarks or service marks of Nest Labs, Inc. You must be a single family homeowner to enroll in the Plan. You will receive the Nest Thermostat within 2 weeks of the date you start receiving electricity and/or natural gas service from Direct Energy. The Nest Thermostat is compatible with most HVAC systems. Check your home's compatibility before enrolling in the plan. If you cancel your Plan early, you must pay a device cost recovery fee of $200 per thermostat. Your cost may be found in your Direct Energy Plan contract, or within Online Account Manager.

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