Changing the temperature in your home, even by a few degrees, can use a lot of energy. Stay comfortable and save a bundle by simply investing in and knowing how to set your programmable thermostat to fit your lifestyle and save the most.
Check out this extremely helpful and informative video by the EPA for some easy tips to help you save money and energy:
One common myth is that when you reduce the thermostat for only a few hours it actually takes more energy overall to bring your home back to the desired temperature – but this isn’t true! By changing your green thermostat to run less while you aren’t home or asleep, you’ll save money and natural resources and possibly lengthen the life of your unit by allowing it to rest.
So, don’t forget to…
- Choose the smart thermostats that are right for you and your family
- While you are away or asleep:
- Set your heat 8°F lower
- Set your air conditioning 7° higher
- Relax in your savings!
—The EnergyEarth Team
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