Selecting A Thermostat
There are several different thermostats on the market today and technology has really advanced the selection.
Do you remember the old-style Honeywell round thermostat that was a staple in most American homes back in the 60s and 70s? In fact, there still are a few of them in homes today. Today, there are digital non-programmable thermostats, programmable thermostats, and wifi programmable thermostats that you control from your smartphone.
Non-programmable digital thermostat
This thermostat is by far the most popular you said it just like you would your old thermostat it has a large backlit display with large numbers it’s easy to read and it’s very easy to set.
Programmable digital thermostat
This thermostat you can set the temperature to go up or down as needed at anytime you want 7 days a week you could turn it down when you go to work or turn it down when you going to bed at night if you’re going to be away for a few days or a couple of weeks you could program it to have the temperature set down or up while you’re gone. If you have two setbacks per day he will save approximately 10% and your gas and electric bills.
Wi-Fi and programmable digital thermostat
This thermostat is also programmable, and you can set the temperature up or down as needed day or night for Energy savings. You can’t control this thermostat from your smartphone or any desktop computer. If you are out of town, you can check the temperature in your house to be sure that your furnace is working in the wintertime for safety reasons, so your pipes do not freeze.
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