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Smart Thermostats: Why We Love Them

Smart Thermostats: Why We Love Them

February 14, 2019

If you’re not the type of homeowner who jumps on the bandwagon of every new technology trend, you may think all the fuss being made about smart thermostats is a bit over-exaggerated. The fact is, smart home HVAC controls can bring you some impressive benefits that you’ll quickly learn to love as much as we …

How to Know When to Change Your Thermostat’s Batteries

How to Know When to Change Your Thermostat’s Batteries

September 13, 2018

Modern thermostats have certainly come a long way in how they control and benefit your home’s HVAC system, but if one thing has stayed the same, it’s the reliance on batteries for both primary and ancillary capabilities of these devices. Today, we’re going to explore when you should change the unit’s battery as part of …

HVAC 101: How Thermostats Work

HVAC 101: How Thermostats Work

May 17, 2018

You might mistakenly think that your thermostat isn’t an important HVAC component because of its size. In reality, it’s the thermostat that controls your entire HVAC system, so it can affect the equipment’s performance, energy consumption and your comfort. This makes it vital to understand the basics of how thermostats work, what type you have, …

How Are Wi-Fi Thermostats Beneficial?

How Are Wi-Fi Thermostats Beneficial?

June 29, 2017

Have you ever daydreamed about being able to adjust your heating and cooling system when you’re not at home? Investing in a Wi-Fi thermostat can make that dream a reality, and you’ll really appreciate the remote control it provides if you travel a lot, or you have a second property like an Air BnB or …

Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Thermostat

Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Thermostat

October 27, 2016

Think of your thermostat as mission control for your heating and cooling system. An outdated or broken thermostat can easily get in the way of making your Orlando home comfortable. If you’re wondering whether it’s time for a thermostat replacement, the following signs can help you figure out when to roll out the red carpet …

On or Auto: Which is the Better Thermostat Setting for Your Orlando Home?

On or Auto: Which is the Better Thermostat Setting for Your Orlando Home?

June 2, 2016

When it comes to cooling and heating a home, people tend to take a lot of things for granted. One of them is the fan setting on their thermostat. Typically, these HVAC thermostat settings are either “on” or “auto.”

Consider Installing a Wi-Fi Thermostat

Consider Installing a Wi-Fi Thermostat

March 8, 2016

For homeowners who want to take advantage of some of the latest and most beneficial technology, a Wi-Fi thermostat stands as a money-saving choice. Here are some of the reasons why you should consider putting in a Wi-Fi thermostat to control your heating and cooling systems.

You Can Save Money and Energy by Resetting Your Programmable Thermostat


You Can Save Money and Energy by Resetting Your Programmable Thermostat


November 12, 2015

Next to saving you money, the most attractive feature of a programmable thermostat is that you can maintain a comfortable home without having to think much about it. Before your reach that point, however, you do need to make some decisions. To get the maximum benefit from the device, you must first analyze your own …

How Should I Set the Thermostat: Fan On or Auto?

How Should I Set the Thermostat: Fan On or Auto?

July 16, 2015

Setting the thermostat to start the air conditioner or furnace is easy. You choose either “cool” or “heat,” and adjust the temperature setting. If you’re unsure about how to use the “on” and “auto” fan settings, the following information can help.

Guidelines for Putting That Programmable Thermostat to Work for You

Guidelines for Putting That Programmable Thermostat to Work for You

June 30, 2015

Programmable thermostats are all about convenience, greater comfort and energy savings. To maximize the advantages your thermostat offers, use sensible programs that serve your comfort and energy-saving goals, lifestyle and HVAC system. Consider these guidelines to make sure your programmable thermostat works for you.