When your furnace or air conditioner isn’t working the way it should, it doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s broken. Your thermostat could be the culprit. Before assuming that you’ll need HVAC repairs done, do some thermostat troubleshooting first. These are some common issues that can result from a faulty thermostat.
If you’re looking to upgrade your current programmable thermostat, then you might want to take a look at a Wi-Fi thermostat. Unlike ordinary thermostats, you can use your home’s wireless Internet network to control your Wi-Fi thermostat no matter where you are. So if you’re on vacation, at work or outside relaxing, you can adjust […]
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.
When you’re setting your thermostat, you have the choice to run the fan in the HVAC system. You can have it constantly running by choosing the “on” setting, or running it only during the heating or cooling cycle with the “auto” setting. Both choices have advantages and disadvantages, depending on the circumstances.
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 […]
Aside from the energy and cost savings that a programmable thermostat can offer, are you looking for another reason to upgrade your home’s HVAC thermostat? We have a good one for you. For many years, thermostats utilized mercury switches to help maintain temperatures inside a building and it would trigger the HVAC system to adjust the […]
Why should you consider upgrading to a mercury-free digital thermostat when your old one is working fine? The reasons are flexibility, accuracy, savings on your heating and cooling bills, and protecting the environment. When contacting HVAC companies, ask how they dispose of the old thermostats. Just putting them in a landfill risks contaminating our waterways […]
Coming home to a comfortable temperature in your home after a long day at work is a great experience, but keeping your cooling or heating system running at full blast all day in an empty house can waste a lot of energy and cost you a lot of money. The key to efficiency and comfort […]
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 […]