Wondering if it’s finally time to swap out your old-school, manual thermostat for a shiny new high-tech one? Not sure if upgrading you heating and air conditioning controls are worth the investment?
Here are three reasons why you should invest in a programmable thermostat:
1. Programmable Thermostats Can Save You Money
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, "you can save as much as 10% a year on heating and cooling by simply turning your thermostat back 7-10 degrees F for 8 hours a day from its normal setting", and the easiest way to enjoy these cost savings is with an automatic, programmable thermostat that allows you to control exactly when your HVAC system operates, and at what temperature.
2. Enjoy Whole-House comfort
With a programmable thermostat, you’ll be able to come home to a nice cool house in the summer, and wake up to a warm and cozy home during the winter months - all without ever having to adjust your thermostat.
3. You’re in Complete Control Your HVAC System
If your constantly battling with your family members and housemates over the temperature, a programmable thermostat is the solution. Many models offer user-controllable security features that prevent unauthorized changes to the settings, putting a stop to teens who constantly crank up the A/C!
To learn more about how a programmable thermostat can save you money on your energy costs while making your home more comfortable, contact Griffin Heating & Air Conditioning today.