Air Conditioning Experts Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Thermostats’

Is Your Thermostat in Need of Repair?

Monday, June 12th, 2017

thermostat-hand-digital-programmableThis is a call we get quite often. Homeowners may say something along these lines: “My thermostat isn’t working.” However, once we show up, we find that the thermostat usually is not the problem at all. Today, we want to help you judge for yourself whether there is a thermostat issue you can fix on your own, one that requires our help, or a larger problem with the AC system.

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4 Things You Should Know about Your Home Thermostat

Monday, April 17th, 2017

thermostat-hand-digital-programmableThermostats serve two very important purposes in a home air conditioning system. First, they detect the temperature, so that they can communicate back with the air conditioner when it’s time to turn on or off. Second, of course, they allow you to make adjustments, although the extent of the adjustments you are able to make depends on the model of thermostat you have.

A quality thermostat should last you for many years, which brings us to our first fact about your air conditioner’s control point. For more information or to schedule AC service in Lakeland, FL, call the technicians at Air Conditioning Experts, Inc.

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4 Home Upgrades to Help You Save on Cooling (and Heating) for Years

Monday, November 14th, 2016

In Florida, we know all too well that air conditioning isn’t cheap. It can make us dread our monthly bills, particularly in the spring and summer. That’s what makes the off-season the perfect time to make energy efficiency upgrades that can last for years to come. Check it out!

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How a Wi-Fi Thermostat Improves Your Home

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Programmable thermostats changed the way we thought about our air conditioning systems. Before programmable digital thermostats came along, it was difficult to ever set the temperature just where you wanted it. And, because you couldn’t schedule the temperature ahead of time, you were forced to either leave the AC on all day when you left the house, using up energy, or else you had to turn the temperature up to an uncomfortable temperature before you left, and come home to a hot house later.

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Will a Programmable Thermostat Help My Air Conditioner?

Monday, May 9th, 2016

If you’re in the market for a new thermostat, programmable is always the way to go. Using a programmable thermostat properly can help you to save money and may help to slow wear and tear on your system by allowing you to run the system less frequently. Learn more about how a programmable thermostat can help you—and when it’s not the solution to your problems.

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What Temperature Do You Keep Your Home At?

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Temperatures that are too high or too low may be costing you, and it’s probably unnecessary to keep your home at such extremes. In today’s post, we give you our suggestions for your thermostat’s temperature settings so that you can save money and reduce the strain on your air conditioning and heating systems.

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Don’t Have a Programmable Thermostat? How It May Be Costing You

Monday, October 26th, 2015

One of the most important components of your air conditioner is also one of the smallest: the thermostat. This temperature regulator communicates to the air conditioning system when it is time to run and when it needs to shut off. This may seem like a simple device with a simple job. But the better the thermostat, the more smoothly the process can run along. We recommend programmable thermostats to our customers who still rely on older manual thermostats to control their air conditioning and heating systems, and here are some reasons for this suggestion.

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Setting the Thermostat Too Low: An Air Conditioning Blunder

Monday, August 24th, 2015

If it’s just as hot in your home as it is outdoors, arriving home after a long day of work can be a struggle. You want to kick off your shoes and relax on the couch, but you can’t get comfortable when you’re sweating it in your own home. If you’re like many homeowners, you turn down the temperature as low as it can go so that you can relax. But we strongly advise against this.

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