March 10, 2016

Consider Installing a Wi-Fi Thermostat for Your Home

If you’re still regulating temperatures in your home with a basic programmable thermostat, or worse yet, an old-school manual thermostat, it’s time to consider the benefits of a Wi-Fi thermostat. These high-tech devices do much more than program temperature changes to save energy and money. Find out how a Wi-Fi (or smart) thermostat can improve energy efficiency and comfort in your Georgia home. Benefits of Wi-Fi Thermostats Versatile programming — Your first-generation programmable thermostat might be limited to one program […]
June 9, 2016

On or Auto: Which is the Better Thermostat Setting for Your Peachtree City Home?

Thermostats are usually good about taking the guesswork out of your HVAC system settings. All you have to do is put the temperature where you want it, and you get cool air on demand. There is one thermostat setting that’s a little more confusing. Many homeowners don’t know what to do with it. The “on” or “auto” setting for your fan is designed to give you a simple option: either run the fan for your HVAC system constantly if you […]
October 11, 2016

Signs Your Home’s Thermostat Should Be Replaced

With changes in the weather on the horizon, it’s time to take a look at your home’s thermostat. Although your thermostat might appear to be in good shape, there are plenty of signs that could indicate the need for a thermostat replacement as soon as possible. Wild Temperature Swings Over time, it’s possible for your thermostat to forget how to correctly sense the room’s temperature. The strange behavior often results in temperature swings that make your home feel too cold […]
November 17, 2016

Winter Calls for Resetting Your Thermostat Programs

Resetting the programmable thermostat is a seasonal “to-do” task. Those summer settings, meant for cooling long daylight hours, don’t apply to the realities of the winter heating season. You’ll need to set new on/off times for the furnace plus make allowances for changing living patterns in the house, such as occupants turning in for bed earlier and different temperature preferences to stay comfortable.   Utilized correctly, a programmable thermostat can save up to 20 percent on heating/cooling costs compared to […]