A programmable thermostat makes taking control of your home comfort effortless, and it also can help you save some money. This thermostat can be programmed around your schedule, so won’t have to pay to heat your home when you’re away. With the ever-changing weather in East Bernard, a programmable thermostat can ensure your home’s temperature stays exactly where you want it, when you want it there.
The best way to maximize the benefits of your programmable thermostat is to take some time to evaluate your family’s daily activities. By doing this, you can plan how to program your thermostat so you don’t use energy when you and your family are gone, but you also won’t have anyone coming home to a house that’s uncomfortable because it’s too hot or too cold.
Some people just take the time to adjust their thermostat before you leave and when you return, but why make more work for yourself when the programmable thermostat was created to simplify your life and make your home more comfortable? You just need to set it and forget it… and saving on energy is a great bonus.
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. Doing this will save you money and help ensure you are comfortable in your home. Many people don’t realize that it takes your system less energy to keep your home at a fairly 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 simple functions as a traditional thermostat, but also offers a variety of preprogrammed settings to lower your energy consumption and, therefore, potentially decrease your energy bills.
- Preprogrammed settings often include special options for when you are at work or on vacation. Using these settings will automatically lower your temperature setting whether you’re away from East Bernard on vacation or only away from home for the day.
- Some programmable thermostats have the option to lock the thermostat to prevent kids from accidentally (or purposely) moving the temperature and potentially raising 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 rapidly. Many people assume that cranking the heat up in a cold house will warm it up faster, but it doesn’t. And they’ll 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 a little 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 E.B. Air, LLC in East Bernard at 979-335-4262.