The Department of Energy recommends 78 degrees as the best temp to set AC at in the summertime. It’s considered the best temp to set AC at for maintaining relatively cool conditions indoors while allowing the AC to work efficiently. That means the unit works without laboring to dehumidify the home while removing the heat. […]
With school out for the summer, your kids are likely to be at home more often than usual. When it gets hot outside, it’s important to make sure that everyone in your family stays cool indoors. However, blasting your air conditioning will mean that you’ll be facing higher energy bills this season. Find out how […]
Smart home technology is advancing rapidly and it’s giving homeowners opportunities to vastly improve day-to-day convenience and comfort. Choosing innovative upgrades like the following can offer significant smart home savings on utility bills too:
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.
Your heating system has a tough job. The job gets even tougher if your home, like many, is poorly armed against winter’s chill. This increases the load on the system and can lead to worn parts, higher energy bills and decreased home comfort. By lowering the heating load, your furnace and your whole household benefits. […]
With winter inching closer in Southwest Ohio, it’s time to start thinking about resetting the programmable thermostat in your home.
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 […]
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.
After working hard throughout the year, it’s finally time for your summer vacation. Before you head out the door for some much needed rest and relaxation though, you might want to think about giving your cooling system the break that it deserves, too. Here’s some useful information on how to maximize savings and conserve energy while […]
Dayton can be a great place to live, but during some months, the climate can leave a lot to be desired. That’s why managing your home comfort is so important. Be aware of these factors that affect home comfort to make your home a haven from both the summer heat and winter chill.