Programmable thermostats are a great way to conserve energy in your home while being cost effective. The main benefit of a programmable thermostat is scheduling. With a programmable thermostat, you are able set the temperature for specific times in the day. A suggestion would be to program for longer periods of time, such as when you are sleeping, when you are awake and in your home, and when you are out of the house for longer periods of time such as work.
Most consumers don’t use their programmable thermostat properly. When they are cold they crank their unit up to 80 degrees, or when they are warm they set it down to 40 degrees. When you do this, it will not heat or cool your home any faster. A thermostats purpose is to maintain the desired temperature inside, regardless of what is going on outside. This results in wasted energy and higher utility bills.
A benefit you also receive is that you will spend less time adjusting your thermostat. You will have peace of mind knowing that the indoor temperature of your home is set for when you are sleeping, at home, or away. Just set the schedule one time per season and you are set!
In the age of technology using high tech equipment and tool is necessary. Wi-fi thermostats are the perfect option for the tech guru. You can connect a wi-fi thermostat to your home network making it easy to keep your home controlled via your phone or tablet. If you are going on vacation, or like many Michiganders, travel to Florida for the winter, you can check your home temperature levels from anywhere.
Don’t have a programmable thermostat? No problem. Expert Heating & Cooling offers a variety of thermostats available for installation. We will set up your new thermostat, program it to be acceptable for your lifestyle, and walk you through operation if you ever need to change the settings. With a heavy concentration of customers in the Downriver area such as Southgate, Riverview, Taylor, and Trenton, the company also performs installation and service in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, and Monroe counties. Please contact the office at 734-676-4488 to inquire about how the Expert staff can help.