Your thermostat is a big part of how much you are spending on energy costs. Simply programming your thermostat for periods when you’re sleeping or gone can make a big impact without negatively affecting your comfort levels. Depending on the model of your thermostat, you can do a whole lot more to make an even bigger impact.
At Pliescott HVAC Services LLC , we’ve got an array of programmable thermostats to meet your needs—from the most uncomplicated models to the state-of-the-art learning thermostats. How can you know what you need in your home? First, learn the difference between basic programmable thermostats and advanced learning models. Each of these options can help you save energy and money, but you’ll need to decide which features are most important to your home.
The majority of programmable thermostats will give you the chance to schedule your days to control temperatures when you’re usually there and not at home. Depending on the model you pick, you may be able to record one schedule, which you may end up overriding on weekends or other days you’re home. Some models will let you program your weekdays on one schedule and your weekends on another. You’ll also want to check the number of periods you can set up during the day. For instance, will you want the temperature setting different when you sleep, when you wake up, when you’re at work and when you are home in the evening? Be sure the thermostat you pick can meet your needs.
For some individuals, being able to establish a regular schedule (or two) and override it when needed is all they need. But if you want additional flexibility, it’s probably time to look into a smart thermostat. A smart thermostat allows you to completely customize a heating and cooling schedule for each individual day of the week.
Smart thermostats don’t just add more flexibility, but they’re also Wi-Fi enabled so you can control your home’s temperature regardless of where you are. Some types of smart thermostats take innovation even further—these are called “learning thermostats.” Learning thermostats do everything a regular smart thermostat can do, but they can also learn from your behaviors and adapt your heating and cooling schedules based on your household’s activity throughout the day. Some models don’t even need to be programmed—you just turn them on and give them time to figure everything out on their own within several days.
So, no matter what your heating and cooling desires are, Pliescott HVAC Services LLC will help you find the best thermostat for your home and budget. You’ll get to enjoy ultimate home comfort with potential energy savings. Call us at 410-228-4822 to learn more, or schedule an appointment with us online.