What are the benefits of having a programmable thermostat?

by McAtee LLC on April 25, 2014

The benefits of having an integrated heat pump

 

Programmable ThermostatKeeping your home properly heated is one of the best ways to save money on your gas bill. However, it is very difficult to continuously adjust your home’s thermostat over the course of the day. In addition, most people will only adjust their thermostat when they start to feel uncomfortable. The best way to solve this problem is to install a programmable thermostat in your home.

The biggest advantage of installing a programmable thermostat is that it allows you to change the temperature over the course of the night. This is important, because most people are ok with your home getting a little bit colder during the middle of the night when everyone is under blankets. The thermostat can then have your home heated for when you get out of bed in the morning.

Keeping your home at an even temperature means that your furnace does not have to work so hard in order to regulate the temperature. This has the benefit of further reducing your heating bill, and also greatly reduces the risk of having your furnace breakdown early.

The other major advantage of a programmable thermostat is that it allows for your home’s blower to turn on before the heater turns on. This has the effect of moving the cool air out of your home. It also means that the vents are cleared out so the hot air from the furnace can make its way into your home.

A programmable thermostat even allows you keep your home heated while you are away on vacation. This means that you can avoid having your pipes burst, and you don’t have to worry about your furnace overheating your home while you are away.

It is even possible to have an integrated thermostat. Doing so allows you have your home evenly heated, air conditioned, and you can even integrate the system with your heat pump.

Considering installing a programmable thermostat in your Columbus home? Call McAtee LLC today at (614) 252-9400 for the best services around! 

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