Air Conditioner Cycling Program


Due to 2016 program changes, the AC Cycling Program has been discontinued.

 Program Participants: Thank you for participating in our AC Cycling Program. Your air conditioner will no longer by cycled during the summer months, and the bill credits will end. We offer a number of other energy efficiency programs to help you conserve energy. Please visit to learn about the latest offerings.

Frequently Asked Questions


Why did the AC Cycling Program end? We regularly review our energy efficiency programs to look for ways to serve our customers better. We have developed a portfolio of energy-saving programs for 2016 that is aimed at being cost effective while meeting energy reduction goals.

Will my air conditioner continue to be cycled? No. NIPSCO will no longer cycle your air conditioner.

Will leaving the switch in place have an impact on my air conditioner? The switch will no longer be functional and will no longer cycle your air conditioner.

Will I still receive a bill credit? No. Since NIPSCO will no longer be cycling your air conditioner, the bill credits will be discontinued.

What will happen to the switch? The switch is no longer functional, so it will not cycle your air conditioner. If it doesn’t create an inconvenience for you, the switch will be left in place. If you would prefer it is removed, please call us at 1-800-4NIPSCO (1-800-464-7726). Please be aware, when the switch is removed, depending on the location and how it is connected to your air conditioner, it may leave an outline on the area where the switch was installed and holes from the mounting. NIPSCO is not responsible for restoring the removal site to its original condition, prior to the switch installation.

Can I remove the switch myself? For your safety, we recommend that the switch only be removed by a qualified technician. If you would prefer it is removed, please call us at 1-800-4NIPSCO (1-800-464-7726).

Are there other ways I can help manage energy? Yes, we offer a number of other programs and tips to help you conserve electricity and natural gas. For a full list, please visit

Why does NIPSCO offer energy efficiency programs? Energy efficiency programs benefit both customers and utility companies. They help manage resources wisely, and play an important role in the long-term plans to meet future energy needs. They also give you greater control over your energy usage and in turn, help lower your energy bill.

How long has NIPSCO offered energy efficiency programs? NIPSCO began offering energy efficiency programs in 2009. Please check for the latest program information.