Though a thermostat is a tiny device, it can have a significant impact over your comfort and energy costs. You might not realize that this temperature-leveling device can help save money.
Installing A Smart Thermostat
Smart thermostats are digital devices that turn on and off with specific settings. Once programmed, the thermostat will switch on and off depending on the home's needs. This eliminates your need to set and operate the device yourself.
Practice Strategic Placing
Where you position your home's thermostat often plays a big role in its efficiency. Case in point, a thermostat should not be in a place where the environment changes often. This includes placing the thermostat near a door. Here, the air temperature can change each time someone enters and exits a room. A more favorable setting would be on the wall of a room where conditions remain the same at most times.
Lowering Temperature During The Late Evening Hours
Lowering the temperature 10 to 15 degrees while you sleep can save you a lot on your energy bills. In fact, HVAC professionals suggest savings can be as much as 10 percent per year. That said, you must remember to return settings back to normal the next morning.
Customized Specific Rooms
Some smart thermostats let you to set specific zones for separate areas inside your home. Upon identifying zones, you can control specific temperatures in individual rooms. This can allow homeowners to adjust comfort levels in rooms they spend more time inside. For example, you might want to set up an individual zone in a room where the family often spends most of their time in.
If you want to install a smart thermostat, we encourage you to contact us. Cahill has served our community since 1973 and appreciates your business. Give us a call at (847) 367-4492.