A programmable thermostat can help you keep out the chill of a cold Dayton winter while still optimizing your furnace’s energy efficiency. The benefits it provides, however, depend on how you use it.
So, your HVAC technician has just left the house after installing a new programmable thermostat. He gave you a quick tutorial on how to operate it. However, it’s also important to know some guidelines on how to achieve meaningful energy savings. Here are some useful tips to help you save energy with your programmable thermostat.
Cooler weather has already arrived in the Dayton-Springfield area, so as you prepare your home (and furnace) for another winter, don’t overlook the importance of your thermostat in keeping your home warm and comfortable. If you still have a standard non-programmable thermostat installed in your home, now is the time to consider upgrading to a programmable […]
Planning a vacation can be as tiring as the job you’re vacationing from. Transportation, lodging and events to take in at your destination are just part of the planning. There’s also laundry, shopping and packing that need to be done before you leave. One of the most important tasks is making sure your programmable thermostat is […]
Programmable thermostats provide a great means of controlling your household temperature for hours or days at a time without further intervention. Of course, the appeal of this is that it allows for energy savings by cooling or heating less during sleeping hours or for days when no one will be home. In general, these are […]
A programmable thermostat is a great way to reduce your energy usage and cut your utility bills. Every degree that you turn your thermostat down (or up, during the part of the year when you need to run your air conditioning) cuts your energy bills by an average of one percent if done consistently. To […]
Today’s high-tech programmable thermostats are a far cry from yesterday’s manual, mechanical models. Their use can increase indoor air comfort, add convenience and reduce energy consumption, thereby saving you dollars. Knowing how to correctly use the programmable thermostat you’ve installed in your Dayton area home, however, is key to obtaining the benefits it has to […]
A programmable thermostat allows homeowners to automatically regulate their energy use. Based on pre-set programs, these thermostats will turn the heat down or the air up when no one is home or when the family is sleeping, so that the home uses less energy. If you have a programmable thermostat, these tips will help you […]
With the cold weather almost here, it’s more important than ever that you maintain a comfortable temperature in your Dayton-area home. Utilizing a programmable thermostat can help you accomplish this by allowing you to set daily and weekly energy-saving settings.
As the technology behind programmable thermostats continues to evolve, these home temperature controllers are becoming smarter and more advanced. No longer simple on/off switches for your furnace or air conditioner, thermostats have become sophisticated control centers for your total home comfort system. Most are designed to work best with the newest models of high-efficiency heating […]