3 Benefits of Programmable Thermostats
Posted on October 23rd, 2015 by Devine Bros
If you are looking to make your home “smarter”, a programmable thermostat is a great place to start. Programmable thermostats allow you to preset your temperature preferences hours, or even days, ahead of time. Some of the more advanced models allow for recurring temperature settings, so all you have to do is set it and forget it.
Besides the luxury of added convenience, programmable thermostats offer some real benefits to everyone in the house. Here are three that we could think of:
Programmable thermostats allow you to save a significant amount of money on heating and cooling costs, making them a good investment. Keep your house a few degrees cooler in the winter or warmer in the summer when you aren’t home – you will never notice the difference until you open your utility bill. In fact, these thermostats can pay for themselves in just a year or two with the year-round savings they provide!
In an effort to save money during the colder months, many families will turn their thermostats down when everyone is at work or asleep. The problem is nobody wants to wake up or come home to a cold house. With a programmable thermostat, you can still achieve these energy savings, but have the heat kick on an hour or two before the house is inhabited – it’s the best of both worlds!
Peace of Mind
Has your vacation ever been ruined because you can’t stop stressing over whether or not you remembered to turn the heat off before you left? If this sounds all too familiar, you will take joy in knowing that this problem is now a thing of the past! Many programmable thermostats have WiFi connectivity and smartphone apps, meaning you can control your temperature from halfway across the world.
The HVAC experts at Devine Bros. know a thing or two about home heating, that’s why residents of Fairfield County have trusted us to stay warm for almost 100 years! We provide oil delivery, propane, and heating equipment installation and repair services to Norwalk, Connecticut and beyond. Click here to visit our website or call us at (203) 866-4421 to learn more.