Smart Thermostats: The Next Generation of Programmable Technology

By |March 10th, 2020|Thermostats|

With the heat looking to beat down on them even though summer hasn’t quite arrived yet, homeowners in the Phoenix, Tempe, and Scottsdale areas are looking for ways to lower their cooling costs. Many of Arizona’s residents are just beginning to learn how smart thermostats can help them control the comfort level of their desert home, which can greatly reduce their monthly bills. Did you know that thermostats control 50% of your energy bill? If you could save an average of 15% on your home cooling costs, would you make the switch? […]

How to Save Energy by Resetting Your Programmable Thermostat?

By |November 5th, 2015|Energy Savings, Thermostats|

Summer is a cooling season, when you blast your A/C all day to beat the heat. Then, practically as soon as it's finished, we enter heating season and you crank the furnace to abate the [...]

Fan On vs. Auto: How Phoenix Homeowners Should Set the Thermostat

By |July 30th, 2015|Thermostats|

Almost all thermostats come with the "on" and "auto" fan settings. A deeper understanding of both settings helps you know the right time to use each. The "On" and "Auto" Setting When the thermostat is set [...]

Learn How to Maximize Energy Savings With a Programmable Thermostat

By |June 25th, 2015|Thermostats|

The Phoenix climate means that for much of the year, homeowners spend a lot of energy dollars keeping their homes comfortable. Cutting back on your energy spending by limiting the time your HVAC system runs [...]

On or Auto? Which Setting is Best for Your Thermostat Fan?

By |November 25th, 2014|Thermostats|

While you may be used to setting your thermostat from heating to cooling mode and back again as the seasons change, you may or may not have paid much attention to the thermostat fan controls. [...]

Do You Know How to Replace the Batteries in a Thermostat?

By |October 30th, 2014|Thermostats|

Replacing the batteries in a typical thermostat seems like a no-brainer, but you’d be amazed how most people don’t know how it’s done. Most people don’t even know their thermostat operates on battery power. It’s [...]

Good Reasons to Switch to a Programmable Thermostat

By |August 26th, 2014|Thermostats|

We're in the middle of the season of heavy A/C use here in Central Arizona, and, unfortunately, many homeowners are seeing that reflected on their utility bills. High cooling bills may seem inevitable for those [...]

Troubleshoot These Programmable Thermostat Issues Before It’s Too Late

By |August 5th, 2014|Thermostats|

A programmable thermostat can be a great energy-efficient addition to your Phoenix area household. These electronic devices enable homeowners to easily and automatically calibrate indoor temperatures according to their personal at-home and away schedule. This helps reduce energy [...]

Switching to a Programmable Thermostat Can Be Beneficial to You

By |June 24th, 2014|Thermostats|

Heating and cooling your home is often one of the biggest and most expensive sources of energy consumption. On average, homeowners end up paying over $1,000 per year in energy costs just to stay comfortable year-round. The culprit? Your HVAC system’s thermostat. […]

Tips to Know if Your Thermostat is Working Properly

By |March 13th, 2014|Thermostats|

If you’re suddenly having problems maintaining the desired temperature level inside your home, then it’s more than likely that something has gone wrong with your power supply, or your HVAC system.  First check the circuit breaker and fuses, and then test whether other home appliances are working properly. If all is fine in this area, then it’s time to inspect your HVAC or whatever type of home heating and cooling equipment you have.  However, don’t assume the worst – it may only be the thermostat playing up. […]