For many homeowners, heating and cooling their home is often the largest contributor to their energy bills. You are then not alone if you are looking for ways to improve the energy-efficiency of your HVAC system as a way to save money. However, if your home still has an outdated manual thermostat, you may be… Read more »
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The Benefits of Upgrading Your Home’s Thermostat This Summer
For homeowners looking for an easy way to reduce their energy consumption and improve their comfort this summer, you may want to consider replacing your HVAC system’s outdated thermostat. While it may seem wasteful to replace your thermostat if there is nothing wrong with it, the fact is that thermostat technology has come a long… Read more »
Does a Lower Thermostat Cool Your Home More Quickly?
It is heating up outside – and fast. Your home has suddenly become sweltering and you want to cool it down even faster. The response by many is to turn on the AC and turn it down way lower than you normally would. You want it to be a pleasant 72 degrees, but you turn… Read more »
Is There a Difference Between Smart & Programmable Thermostats?
Whether you just want to stay more comfortable in your home or cut a few dollars off your energy bill, upgrading your thermostat is a smart move. However, while sometimes used interchangeably, smart thermostats and programmable thermostats are two different beasts. While you reap the same benefits from both, you should know the difference between… Read more »
Benefits of Using a Programmable Thermostat with Your Heating System
There was a time when a thermostat was a simple, uncomplicated device used to control your home’s temperature. They used a mechanical switch to turn your heating system on when needed, and off when it reached the proper temperature. That said, while reliable, they were inaccurate and required manual setting. Today, homeowners have options that… Read more »