Thermostats in St. Peters & St. Charles
As everyone knows, a thermostat allows you to control the heating and cooling system in your home. What you might not know is that there are several types to choose from. That said, be aware that some systems, such as gas furnaces and heat pumps, may be capable of a low and a high stage and have different ways of being installed. Therefore the thermostat should be compatible with the type of system you have installed in your home.
Manual Thermostats in St. Peters & St. Charles
Manual Thermostats are the simplest type of thermostat. Some only have the current set point while others display the current set point and temperature. These may be digital or simple dials.
Programmable Thermostats In St. Peters & St. Charles
Programmable thermostats provide additional features for homeowners who want to have heating and cooling based on a regular schedule. These allow for multiple temperature set points. Most allow for 2-4 programs per weekday and on the weekend. For example, a Monday to Friday schedule may be schedule around your time at work, whereas the weekends reflect more time at home.
This is the most common schedule for this type of thermostat. They are geared for people who work outside the home during the week and spend time at home on the weekend. These programs can be changed and also have manual override features. Studies indicate that a programmable thermostat can save you as much as 18% on your energy costs.
Learning thermostats have all the same functionality of a programmable thermostat with added capability to track manual changes to programming and adjust accordingly. Since this type of thermostat adjusts to occupant patterns, it minimizes the need to manually refine programming over time, as it is done automatically.
Wi-Fi Thermostats in St. Peters & St. Charles
WI-FI thermostats can be remotely controlled by your phone or computer. Like programmable thermostats, they can be set around your work and weekend schedule. You can also track use and run time information as well as control your thermostats settings from your smart phone or computer.
One of the quickest and simplest ways to lower your utility bill is to have a programmable thermostat installed by Budget Heating, Cooling and Plumbing.