One of the most important ways to keep your home comfortable and inviting year-round is to have properly functioning central air. There are, however, some things you can to do optimize its efficiency and prevent high operation costs. One of the easiest and most effective ways you can save money and keep your HVAC running smoothly is to install a new thermostat periodically.
The thermostat for your central air unit can quit functioning as it should after a few years. It can allow your unit to run excessively by not relaying the proper climate information or operating as intended. If you have noticed your unit running more than it should or if it isn’t keeping your air the right temperature consistently, then you may need to replace your thermostat.
One of the main reasons having a new thermostat can help you save money is because it allows you to adjust the settings so that you can maintain a money-saving temperature. Generally, keeping your thermostat set to 75 degrees is recommended to keep a comfortable temperature and not create a large cooling bill.
Working With A Professional HVAC Company
If you feel that you could benefit from having your thermostat replaced, or if it has been some time since the last replacement, you should call our team of professionals to change it out and inspect for any other potential problems that could affect the efficiency of your central air system.
Something else to consider when you are having your thermostat replaced is its location. You may have yours in a room that is warmer than the rest of the building, which can cause your thermostat to make your AC unit work harder than necessary. Ask your HVAC specialist about the placement and whether or not you should have it moved to help save money. Some other ways you can save money with your thermostat include:
- Upgrading to a programmable model
- Incorporating smart thermostats
- Placing thermostats away from the kitchen
To discover which of these options will work best for your needs, consult your technician and discover the benefits of each and incorporate as many as possible.
Saving money on cooling costs is easy when you use these tips and discover the proper settings for your thermostat to help save money while keeping your space comfortable. If you would like more information about thermostat replacement, call us at 408-295-2182 and let us help you get started taking steps to keep your space comfortable and cost-efficient.