Managing the temperature of your New Jersey home with a thermostat is one of the easiest ways we know to save on your heating oil bills. If you don’t have a programmable thermostat, getting one is a smart move; if you use it correctly, it could save you 10 percent on your energy bill – enough to pay for itself in the first year you own it!
TYPES OF PROGRAMMABLE THERMOSTATS
Programmable thermostat models vary based on flexibility, along with additional features such as Wi-Fi / smart phone capability (“smart thermostats” – we will talk more about these in a future blog).
Typical models, ranked in order here from most to least flexible, offer:
OPTIMAL YEAR-ROUND THERMOSTAT SETTINGS
Once you have chosen and learned how to use programmable thermostat, we suggest the following settings for an optimum balance of comfort and savings:
* 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! Contact us today to learn even more ways to save money this winter for your Northern New Jersey residence, including the installation of a new programmable thermostat from Honeywell, White Rodgers, and more!