Save Money with the Right Thermostat

Upgrading to the newest line of thermostats isn’t only about controlling your HVAC system. “Smart” thermostats are like giving your home an operating system.

Does the Location of a Thermostat Make a Difference?

It’s easy to understand why a thermostat is such an essential part of home’s comfort system. After all, how else can you communicate with your air conditioner or heater and set it to match your family’s needs? But because thermostats are designed as small and unobtrusive parts of a home’s interior décor (they aren’t painted flashy gold or with bright primary colors), it’s also easy for people to underestimate their importance.

How to Save Energy with Your Thermostat This Winter

The winter season in Scottsdale, AZ is one of the mildest in the continental U.S., and in general we don’t need to spend an exorbitant amount of money to keep our homes warm through to the spring. However, homeowners often spend more than they should on heating because of simple errors regarding when and how to operate a heating system.

How to Choose the Best Thermostat for Your Home

You might think that a thermostat is “just a thermostat,” and it doesn’t really matter which one you have installed in your home because they all pretty much work the same. But the type of thermostat you have controlling your home’s heating and cooling system can make a significant impact on performance, affecting both household comfort and energy bills.

Some Options for Thermostat Replacement for Your Home

Thermostats are a key part of how your HVAC system works: the thermostat communicates to the heater and the air conditioner, as well as the blower fan, when to come on and turn off. If the thermostat develops malfunctions, it will result in major problems, such as an air conditioner that won’t come on or a heating system that short-cycles (turning on and off rapidly and creating a large amount of stress on the system).