Utilizing a programmable thermostat gives you a lot of convenience when it comes to comfort. Not only do they allow for a number of programs to be set centered around your needs, they also make it easy to take advantage of a variety of savings if used properly. Of course the weather in Haines City can be unpredictable and the temperature swings can seem outrageous, but there are steps you can take to make sure you experience total comfort while also saving money every month.
Appreciating the benefits of your programmable thermostat isn’t difficult, and one of the easiest ways to maximize those benefits is by understanding the schedule of your home. Every schedule is unique, but taking the time to know your needs will allow you to program your thermostat precisely and only be heating and cooling your home when you need to.
Of course you can take the approach of tinkering with it when you leave or get home every day, but why waste your time when you could have it set to meet your comfort needs every day? It is a programmable thermostat after all, so why not use it to increase your comfort and energy savings?
Setting your thermostat for big pieces of time allows it to work more efficiently, saving you money and ensuring your comfort level is right where you want it. Programming a schedule for your programmable thermostat will offer you better efficiency and more consistent temperatures, especially when you limit temperature changes to 10 degree differences or less. Sustaining a consistent temperature will also help you combat the urge to continuously walk over to your thermostat and use your “hold” button or make drastic adjustments.
In addition to the basic operation of your programmable thermostat, many host a number of features that can help you reduce your energy consumption and could potentially lower your energy costs.
- Programmable thermostats usually come with pre-programmed settings, including specific options for work and vacation. Using these frequently help keep your system from operating when you’re away from Haines City for long periods when the temperature of your home doesn’t matter as much.
- Some programmable thermostats include an option to lock the thermostat, so when kids come home after school before you’re home, you can rest assured that there isn’t any playing with the temperature settings.
- Something else to think about is that making large temperature adjustments does not help your home heat up or cool down any faster. Setting your programmable thermostat for any other temperature than the one you’d like to achieve only leaves you open to forgetting about it and making it too warm, too cold or wasting energy.
Programmable thermostats are a great addition, and when used appropriately, they can ensure maximum comfort is achieved and may potentially save you money as well. There are a number of programmable thermostats available, so give Air Commander's Heating & Air Conditioning Co. in Haines City a call at 863-216-2923 if you have any questions as to which choice would best suit your needs.