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What Temperature Setting Is Best for Your Home?

Setting home thermostat

If you’re like nine out of ten of your fellow Americans, says the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, you have never programmed your home thermostat.

That’s a shame, because managing the temperature of your home with a thermostat is one of the easiest ways to save on energy bills. If you use it correctly, a thermostat will pay for itself in the first year you own it.

The question is, how do you use a thermostat correctly?

Here are some suggestions, courtesy of the U.S Department of Energy, that will give you an optimum balance of comfort and savings.

Winter months:

Summer months:

In general:

* If you have wi-fi / wireless thermostat, you can control your home’s temperature from your smart phone.

Be smart and save on your monthly energy bills! Want to save even more? Contact us today to learn about high efficiency heating equipment installation options for your New Jersey or Staten Island home.