Existing Home and New Home Energy Efficient Tip #3 - Install a Programmable Thermostatprogrammable thermostat is ideal for people who are away from home during set periods of time throughout the week. Through proper use of pre-programmed settings, a programmable thermostat can save you about $180 every year in energy costs.
Simple Steps to Energy Savings with Programmable Thermostats
Achieve significant energy and money savings that are possible through the proper use of your programmable thermostat. Learn how to:
- Have your thermostat properly installed - Here's what you need to know about proper and safe installation of your programmable thermostat, as well as when you should call a certified HVAC contractor to handle the installation for you.
- Properly set and use your thermostat - Follow these guidelines to achieve savings.
- Save with your manual thermostat - If you choose to keep your manual thermostat, here are recommendations to help you save, too.
What else should I look for when buying a programmable thermostat?Choose the right programmable thermostat - There are three types of programmable thermostats designed to best fit your daily schedule. Learn more about the energy saving features that each model offers.
Information Source: www.energystar.gov