A programmable thermostat makes managing your home comfort easy, plus it can help you save some money. This thermostat can be programmed around your schedule, so you can minimize how much you’re paying to heat your home when you’re away. With the ever-changing weather in Hasbrouck Heights, a programmable thermostat can ensures your home’s temperature is exactly where you want it, when you want it there.
The best way to get started with your programmable thermostat is to take some time to analyze your family’s schedule. Once you do this, you can determine the most efficient way to program your thermostat so you don’t waste energy when you and your family are gone, but you also won’t have anyone coming home to a house that’s too hot or too cold.
You could try to remember to adjust your thermostat before work and again when you come home, but why needlessly do all this work when the programmable thermostat was made to make your life and your home more comfortable? Simply set it and forget it… and saving on energy is the icing on the cake.
You can help your system operate more efficiently by programming your thermostat for large periods of time and limit your temperature changes to 10 degrees or less. This will save you money and keep you comfortable in your home. Many people don’t realize that it takes your system less energy to keep your home at a reasonably constant temperature than it does to turn it on when you get home and try to heat a cold house.
A programmable thermostat operates with the same essential functions as a traditional thermostat, but also offers a variety of preprogrammed settings to lower your energy utilization and, therefore, potentially decrease your energy bills.
- Preprogrammed settings often include specific options for when you are not home. Using these settings automatically adjusts your temperature setting whether you’re away from Hasbrouck Heights on vacation or just away from home for the day.
- Some programmable thermostats have a feature to lock the thermostat to inhibit kids from accidentally (or purposely) adjusting the temperature and potentially affecting your bill.
- You should also know that bumping up the heat much warmer than you’d normally set it will not help your house warm up more quickly. Many people assume that cranking the heat up in a cold house will warm it up faster, but it doesn’t. And often they forget to turn it back down, making the house uncomfortably warm and wasting energy.
When you want to ensure your home is always comfortable and are looking to save your money, a programmable thermostat is a great option. To find out more about the many programmable thermostats available and which one might suit your home the best, call ACE Solutions in Hasbrouck Heights at 201-579-2562.