Intelligent technology has advanced by leaps and bounds, and there are now all sorts of smart home devices available that can make your daily life more comfortable, convenient and secure. Given all the choices, where do you start once you decide you want a smarter home?
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 […]
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.
Your clocks aren’t the only things that need to change with daylight saving time. Your programmable thermostat is also affected by the time change. Re-setting your thermostat at the right time helps ensure you get through Dayton’s cool fall weather in perfect comfort.
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.
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 […]
Homeowners can slash energy bills with a manual thermostat; doing so just takes a little more diligence than it does with a programmable thermostat. It will become a habit before long, and you’ll really see a big difference in your energy expenses.
Heating your Dayton-area home during the winter can be a real headache. Not only do your heating bills go up, but certain rooms in your home can often feel colder than they should. Zoning systems are an effective strategy against this sort of situation. Zoning systems allow you to divide your home into two or more […]