Smart and Programmable Thermostats:

Being smart about how you control your temperature settings will help you save money and stay comfortable. Set your thermostat up or down a few degrees (suggested 68 degrees in the winter and 78 degrees in the summer) when you are away from home.

A programmable thermostat will automatically turn on the heating or air conditioning at times you schedule. Programmable thermostats can store multiple daily settings that you can manually override without affecting the rest of the daily or weekly program. Using a programmable thermostat allows flexibility and adds convenience, as temperatures will automatically return to normal before you wake or return home.

A smart thermostat is a Wi-Fi enabled device that automatically adjusts heating and cooling temperature settings for optimal performance. With a smart thermostat, it’s easy to schedule your HVAC to run less while you’re out for the day, so you’ll use less energy. Some common smart thermostat features:

  • Learns the temperature you like and establishing a schedule that automatically adjusts to energy-saving temperatures when you are asleep or away.
  • Senses when nobody is at home and adjusts the temperature accordingly. 
  • Allows you to control thermostat remotely through your smartphone or tablet.

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1. Winter Savings Tips
2. Summer Savings Tips
3. Air Leaks & Insulation
4. Fans
5. Filters
6. Lighting
7. Thermostats
8. Unplug
9. Water Heating
10. Windows