Advantages of a Programmable Thermostat
Programmable thermostats have become virtually a standard in today’s home residential air conditioning and heating systems. Due to their energy saving benefits, improved comfort, convenience and cost-effective savings a programmable thermostat has become the obvious solution to optimal climate control. These thermostats save energy and money on utility bills by allowing you to set your own temperatures according to a variety of factors.
Your programmable thermostat by TRANE will supply you personal comfort through pre-set temperature levels. Programmable thermostats are also more convenient and accurate than manual thermostats.
If you are looking to cut back expenses, you will usually see the return on your programmable thermostat investment within the first year. When used properly, this device can save residents about $150 annually. Programmable thermostats are also a plus for the environmentally conscious because they contain no mercury and are eco-friendly. Using less energy helps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with energy production.
If you are the average homeowner who works outside the home during the day and have a different schedule on the weekend, a programmable thermostat can offer many benefits. On the other hand, if you are home throughout the day, seven days a week, then a programmable thermostat will offer more limited benefits.
Programmable thermostats can be set to adjust the temperature of a home according to a user’s schedule. The temperature on programmable thermostats can be set to change based on whether or not the home is occupied or whether residents are asleep or awake. For example, in the morning before you wake up, the thermostat can be preset for a slightly warmer temperature. As well, the thermostat can be adjusted for both cooling and heating seasons.
Programmable thermostats can also automatically store settings and repeat those settings each day. However, they can still be set manually, overriding the programming when desired. A programmable thermostat also allows more precise temperature management and a wider range of selections, offering a number of programming choices.
Most conveniently, it provides daily programming that allows one schedule to be used each day. Additionally, you can program your thermostat with different settings for the weekend. In fact, most programmable thermostats have a full seven-day programming ability that which allows for a different temperature schedule for every day of the week.
This article should have provided some valuable insite as you are choosing your next thermostat. If you have any further questions or would like to schedule a consultation, please feel free to contact Air Repair Inc. at 972-625-1400.