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Five Best Smart Thermostats of 2017

Smart Thermostats Offer Varied Features Using Technological Upgrades Some smart thermostat features include: Automatic programming knows when you normally depart, return, and if you returned home at an unusual time. Complex temperature scheduling. Detailed power consumption reports and money-saving suggestions. Email alerts. Humidity sensors. Integration with other smart home systems (lighting, security, etc.). Smart app that [...]

October 19th, 2017|Blog, Thermostat|

Troubleshooting a Programmable Thermostat

Programmable thermostats are one of the ways homeowners are saving on heating and cooling costs today. They help us more efficiently minimize our use of one of our planet’s most precious resources – energy. A programmable thermostat is a win-win investment! Troubleshooting Tips Your first step is to check your home’s circuit breaker to see [...]

August 26th, 2016|Blog, Thermostat|

Do you know how to reprogram a programmable thermostat?

If you have a programmable thermostat, and it's not programmed for energy savings when you're away from home or sleeping, then you're wasting money. Just raising your temperature a few degrees in the summer and lowering it a few degrees in the winter when the home's occupants are inactive or away can save on utility [...]

April 7th, 2016|Blog, Thermostat|

3 Things to Know Before Upgrading Your Heating System

There a few important points to consider before upgrading a heating system. After all, it's an expensive investment, and you want to make sure when you're replacing equipment that you're choosing the best system for your home and climate. Here are three things you should know before you make your purchase. What Size? Whatever heating [...]

February 4th, 2016|Blog, HVAC System, Thermostat|

Weather in Texas leads to Heating and Cooling Extremes

As we like to say about the weather in Texas, if you don't like it, stick around five minutes and it'll change. From warm, soggy summers to the occasional blue norther in winter, our region has it all. That means being prepared for extremes in either season. Fortunately, there are some ways to beat the [...]

The Latest in Programmable Thermostat Technology

Have you upgraded your HVAC system thermostat to a programmable model? Programmable thermostats are not just for convenience; they also increase your home's energy efficiency so you can save as much as 10 percent a year on utility bills. Furthermore, technological innovations just keep coming that boost efficiency, convenience and ease of operation. How Programmable [...]

December 10th, 2015|Blog, Thermostat|

Why It Might Be Time to Consider Upgrading Your Programmable Thermostat

The commonly heard “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” is applicable in most situations, but when it comes to upgrading your programmable thermostat, it’s okay to make an exception. If you’re looking for ways to lower your monthly energy bills without investing a small fortune, installing a new thermostat and programming it in accordance with [...]

November 18th, 2014|Blog, Thermostat|