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What is a Programmable Thermostat?

A programmable thermostat is beneficial to invest in. They are able to offer several features that regular thermostats cannot. The main purpose of a programmable thermostat is to set the temperature when you are in the home to enjoy it. This can also help to decrease the amount of air that is wasted. If the air conditioner runs to the ideal temperature in your home all day, a majority of the cool air is wasted. This is because no one is in the home to enjoy it. By setting it at a schedule when you are there, you can be sure to enjoy it. It can also prevent extra wear on the air conditioner that would be unnecessary. If you are not sure what type of programmable thermostat to invest in, contact us. We can help to advise you on what one would be most ideal for your home.

How a Programmable Thermostat works

A programmable thermostat is able to be set based on the activities for you and your family. The thermostat can decrease the amount of cool air produced when you leave for work. It can then be set to cool the home down to the ideal temperature before arriving home from work. If the weekend schedule is the same, the five-two model might be the best. This allows Monday through Friday to be set the same. Then Saturday and Sunday can be set the same as well. If your schedule is different of the weekends, the five-one-one model is the best. This allows you to set Saturday and Sunday differently. Programmable thermostats help to ensure that the home is at the ideal comfort level, while you are home.

Saving money on repair costs

One of the many benefits of a programmable thermostat is that it can help reduce the amount of repairs you might need for your air conditioning system. With a programmable thermostat set to operate when you or your family are home, it can reduce the use of it. This will then help prevent extra wear and tear to parts of the air conditioning system. If the air conditioner is forced to run all of the time, parts will start to wear down. This can lead to them needing to be replaced more often than they typically should. It will also help reduce the amount of strain that the system will need to go through in order to distribute the air throughout your home.

Reduce the cost of monthly energy bills

Having a programmable thermostat can also help reduce the month energy bills for your home. This is because the amount of time that you run the air conditioner can be reduced. The air conditioner will only run when you need it to, which would be when you or a family member is home. This can add up to significant savings over time. The programmable thermostat can also be used year round. This can help save on heating costs as well. If you are unsure of what type of thermostat to get, we can help to advise you on one that is beneficial for your home.