Save Year-Round with a Programmable Thermostat
With summer on its way, it’s time to start thinking about the most effective ways to save money and conserve energy when it’s time to turn on your air conditioning system.
One of the least expensive and simplest ways to accomplish these goals is to install and set a programmable thermostat in your home. These thermostats can help keep the temperature in your home at a more moderate temperature when you are at work or asleep year round and will help ensure you don’t waste money heating or cooling an empty house.
ENERGY STAR® offers the following tips to save big with a programmable thermostat:
- Select the right model – Programmable thermostats come with different programming capacities. Choosing the right model to fit your needs will enable the highest savings as you can “set it and forget it.”
- Change the thermostat settings if you are going away – Set the thermostat to an energy saving temperature for the duration of your trip.
- Keep your thermostat away from direct heating/cooling sources – This will help avoid incorrect temperature readings and allow for the most accurate temperature control.
Want more energy saving advice? Contact us online! And don’t forget to keep your tank full during the spring and summer seasons.