How Your Thermostat Could Help You Save Money
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 ThermostatSmart thermostats are digital devices that can turn on and off in accordance with specific settings. Once programmed, the thermostat will switch on and off in accordance with the dwelling's specific heating or air conditioning needs. This eliminates your need to continually set and operate the device manually.
Practice Strategic PlacingWhere you position your home's thermostat often plays a significant role in its efficiency. Case in point, a thermostat should not be positioned in an environment where the environment changes frequently. This includes placing the thermostat near a door where air temperature can be altered each time someone enters and exits a room. A more strategically favorable setting would be on the wall of a room where conditions remain relatively the same at most times.
Lowering Temperature During The Late Evening HoursIndustry insiders maintain that lowering the temperature settings anywhere from 10 to 15 degrees less during sleeping hours can save you a significant degree on your energy bills. In fact, heating and air conditioning 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 RoomsSome smart thermostats enable you to establish specific zoning systems for separate areas inside your home. Upon identifying zones, you can control specific temperatures in individual rooms. This action is typically taken to enable homeowners to adjust comfort levels in rooms they spend more time inside. For example, you might opt to set up an individual zone in a room where the family often spends most of their time in.
Contacting UsIf you are considering the installment of a smart thermostat, need repair for your heating or air conditioning system or have any pertinent questions, 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.