No, you are not obliged to have the Enercare Smarter HomeTM products and service. You can simply tell the Enercare representative that you do not want it.
We strongly suggest that you do, since this will add comfort and performance to your home. The Smarter Home Essentials Package is 100% free of charge for 3 years.* After 3 years you keep the installed equipment whether you continue or cancel the mobile app. The thermostat can be adjusted without the app. The cost to continue using the Enercare Smarter HomeTM Essentials Package mobile app is $7.99/month*