As the baby boomers age, concern about caring for the elderly, at home and in institutional care, has come into focus. Among the factors affecting elder health is temperature. If you’re responsible for caring for an elderly individual, how do you regulate the home temperature so it’s optimum for the health and comfort of that […]
Smart thermostats are a wonder. They can make our lives much easier, as they allow us to control temperatures and other home comfort factors inside the home, whether near or far away. But as with any technology, things can and do go wrong. Read up on some smart thermostat issues you’ll want to think about […]
When your air conditioning is running properly, your thermostat should show the correct temperature. When you have a thermostat reading wrong temperature, this could indicate that there’s an issue with your HVAC system or your thermostat. Find out what to do in this situation, so that you can make sure your Dayton home stays cool […]
Thermostats are the “brain” of today’s HVAC systems. The old-school manual units of the past that performed simple “on/off” functions of the A/C or furnace are virtually extinct. Digital programmable thermostats are now the industry standard.
You’ve probably wondered at times how you ever did without your smart phone. That’s what many homeowners are also thinking these days when it comes to their Wi-Fi thermostats. These ingenious devices just vastly simplify what used to be one of the major worries of leaving home for extended periods: what to do about the […]
If you’re still using an old-school manual thermostat to control temperatures in your Dayton-Springfield area home, there’s plenty of upside in moving up to a programmable thermostat. There’s still more room for improving comfort and energy efficiency by installing a programmable thermostat with Wi-Fi capabilities.
With winter inching closer in Southwest Ohio, it’s time to start thinking about resetting the programmable thermostat in your home.
Your thermostat controls your home’s central heating and cooling system. When it runs into problems, it can make your system stop working. You can troubleshoot and repair minor thermostat issues. If your efforts don’t work, you’ll have to replace it.
Ever feel like the thermostat temperature and the actual temperature in your home are two different things? If the thermostat’s displaying a cool, comfortable 72 but everyone in the house is complaining it’s too hot, it may not be simply their imagination. Indoor comfort can be a moving target when there’s a discrepancy between thermostat […]
There’s one thermostat setting that can cause some confusion: the “on” and “auto” setting for the HVAC system’s fan.