Located in Whippany, New Jersey and serving Morris, Essex, Union, and Bergen Counties since 2000, Air 1 Heating & Cooling provides personalized, high-quality thermostat installation services.
What is a Programmable Thermostat?
A programmable thermostat is designed to adjust the temperature of your home according to programmed settings. Programmable thermostats are a great way to save money on your electricity bill, keep your home comfortable, and get the most out of your air conditioning system. Some programmable thermostats even feature Wi-Fi, which allows the thermostat to be controlled remotely from a computer, tablet, or smartphone. Let’s take a look at a few tips to get the most out of your programmable thermostat.
Familiarize Yourself with Your Thermostat’s Settings and Functions
Read the manual for your thermostat to learn about its functions and how to program specific settings. If your thermostat didn’t come with a manual, it can be easily found online by looking up your thermostat’s model number. In the manual, you will find the different modes and limits of what your particular thermostat can do.
Set Your Thermostat to Operate Around Your Schedule
Program your thermostat to cool and heat your home based on your lifestyle. It’s a great way to save money and make sure that your home is always at a comfortable temperature. During times where no one is home, having your programmable thermostat keep the house at a higher or lower temperature (depending on the season) can greatly reduce your electricity bill. Many programmable thermostats will allow you to set different temperatures for weekdays and weekends as well. Additionally, you can program your thermostat to lower the temperature before you go to bed and raise it when you wake up to help you sleep more comfortably.
Programming for Vacations
If you will be away from your home for an extended period, you can program your thermostat to keep your home air conditioned but at a higher level than you’d normally feel comfortable in. Doing this can save you money while you’re gone.
Programmable thermostats usually have modes for winter and summer months. Use these settings to keep your home at a comfortable temperature and save money on heating and cooling costs.
Reminders to Change Air Filters
Change your air filter regularly to keep your air clean and your system working as efficiently as possible. Dirty air filters force your unit to work harder to distribute air around your home, and many programmable thermostats allow you to set reminders to change your filter.
Air 1 Heating & Cooling is a family owned and operated local business. We are located in Whippany, New Jersey and serve residents and businesses in Morris, Essex, Union, and Bergen Counties. We are your full-service NJ heating and cooling company, and our goal is to provide homeowners and businesses with the finest heating and cooling systems available at an affordable cost. Call Air 1 Heating & Cooling at 973-447-4165 with any questions regarding programmable thermostats or other heating and cooling services.