thermostat

September 20, 2018

Thermostat Health: When to Change the Batteries

It’s a hot day in Peachtree City, and you’re dying to crank up the A/C. But something’s wrong. The thermostat’s not working. There’s no display, and it won’t respond to any of your commands! Is it broken? Do you need to have it replaced? No. You just forgot to change the battery. Here are some thermostat maintenance tips to keep it from happening again. When to Replace Your Thermostat Battery As a general rule of thumb, you should change the […]
August 7, 2018

Thermostat Types for Your Home

From low tech to high tech, there’s an HVAC thermostat for every homeowner’s need and lifestyle. Maybe you’ve been thinking it might be time for a change. If so, here are some thermostat options that might appeal to you.   Analog   Analog thermostats are still available, minus the mercury that once was standard in the old-school models. They’re still inexpensive, but can end up costing you more on your utility bill, as they are not terribly accurate but provide […]
July 3, 2018

School’s Out: How Should You Adjust Your Thermostat?

When your children are in school and everyone is at work on weekdays, it’s easy to program your thermostat for extended setback periods to save energy. However, once the school year ends and the children are home more during the day, you’ll need to make smart changes to your HVAC schedule to maximize your potential energy savings.   Here are some helpful tips on how to program your thermostat to reap the greatest savings during the summer school break. Make […]
June 26, 2018

Best Ways to Bring Your Air Conditioner Out of Hibernation

Following these steps before turning on your air conditioner for the summer will prepare it for the long summer ahead. It will run more efficiently, cost less to cool your home and experience fewer breakdowns. An A/C works hard in this climate, and starting the season out with a clean and fully maintained system gets it off to a good start. Inspect the air filter. If it’s dirty, change it. Nothing is harder on your cooling system than a dirty […]