Save Money With a Programmable Thermostat

Are your utility bills unseasonably high? If so, you can save big by having a programmable thermostat installed in your home! Keep reading to find out more. 


Choose the Right Thermostat

Your thermostat controls half of your energy bill. The 3rd gen Nest Learning Smart Thermostat saves energy as well as money. Independent studies showed that the Nest thermostat saved people and average of 10-12% on heating bills and 15% on cooling bills. The Nest thermostat automatically adapts to your changing life as well as the change of seasons. Simply use it for a week and it programs itself.    


Tips for Programming Your Thermostat

Regardless of the thermostat you have, set it for the season. During the winter, set your thermostat to 68 degrees when you are at home. If you are asleep or away from the house, lower the thermostat by 10 or 15 degrees. During the summer, set your thermostat to 78 degrees when you are at home. Before you leave the house, try to turn it up a few more degrees if it is not too hot out. 


We hope these tips help you save money on your heating and cooling costs. If you need a new thermostat, consider upgrading to a programmable or smart thermostat. The professionals at A.B. May can help find a thermostat that has the features that are important to you. Call 913-370-4898 to schedule an appointment. 


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