A programmable thermostat makes taking control of your home comfort easy, while helping 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 not even there. With the ever-changing weather in Northglenn, 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 the most benefits from your programmable thermostat is to take some time to evaluate your family’s routine. 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 can avoid anyone coming home to a house that’s uncomfortably hot or cold.
You could try to remember to adjust your thermostat before and after work, but why needlessly do all this work when the programmable thermostat was made to make your life easier 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 while keeping you comfortable in your home. Your system will use less energy when you 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 basic functions as a traditional thermostat, but also comes equipped with a variety of preprogrammed settings to trim down your energy use and, therefore, potentially lower 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 Northglenn on vacation or only away from home for the day.
- Some programmable thermostats have the option to lock the thermostat to inhibit kids from accidentally (or purposely) changing 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 it’s not uncommon to 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 would like to save some 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 Northglenn Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. in Northglenn at 303-452-4146.