I’ve always been conscientious about taking good care of the furnace, a/c plus air duct.
- I forgot about the importance of temperature control.
The control is crucial to effective plus efficient operation of the heating plus cooling system. I didn’t realize that typical use of the thermostat can result in energy waste, stress on the unit plus higher running costs. I finally replaced from an ancient, traditional thermostat to a smart model. This helped to reduce energy used to heat or cool an empty home during the day. Setting up a program for changes to be made at unique times avoids excess wear plus tear. A new thermostat elevates plan reliability plus extends lifespan. I estimate that I’m saving almost $120 per year just by taking advantage of thermostat programming. I no longer need to remember to lower or raise the setting before leaving in the morning or going to bed at night. The furnace plus a/c aren’t running at maximum capacity when comfort is unnecessary. I’ve also tried setting the thermostat a few notches lower in the Wintertide plus higher in the summer. THe home still feels perfectly sizzling or cool plus yet both of us are using less energy. I have stopped making huge adjustments hoping to raise or lower indoor temperature really abruptly. I’ve realized that the thermostat has nothing to do with how fast the furnace or a/c works. There is only so much conditioned air flowing from the vents. I now pay attention to thermostat maintenance. I make sure to replace the batteries every year plus after a power outage. I’ve changed the thermostat so that it is not exposed to direct sunlight or drafts.