Learn about the SmartAC program

You and your tenant can help prevent power interruptions during local or state energy supply emergencies through the SmartAC program. This page contains information about SmartAC requirements for landlords and property managers. The information can help you better understand how to work with your tenants as they enroll and participate in the program.

A tenant must have your written consent to participate in the SmartAC program.

Learn the program basics. Visit The Basics of the SmartAC™ Program.


Understand eligibility

Following are SmartAC eligibility requirements:

  • Each rental unit must have a standard central air conditioner (AC) or heat pump in suitable operating condition.
  • Each tenant must obtain a signed authorization form from you (the owner, property manager or landlord) before installation.
    Get a copy of the form online. Download Property Owner/Manager Authorization Form (PDF, 322 KB).
  • Life support and medical baseline customers do not qualify to participate.