SMART THERMOSTATS

You can save money automatically by installing a Smart Thermostat.

Using a programmable thermostat, you can adjust the times you turn on the heating or air-conditioning according to a pre-set schedule. Programmable thermostats can store and repeat multiple daily settings (six or more temperature settings a day) that you can manually override without affecting the rest of the daily or weekly program.

Operating Your Thermostat Properly

  • Winter

    You can easily save energy in the winter by setting the thermostat to 68°F while you’re awake and setting it lower while you’re asleep or away from home.Read More

  • Summer

    In the summer, you can follow the same strategy with central air conditioning by keeping your house warmer than normal when you are away…Read More

  • Misconception

    A common misconception associated with thermostats is that a furnace works harder than normal to warm the space back to a comfortable temperature after the thermostat has been set back, resulting in little or no savings.Read More

  • Not Recommended for Homes With Heat Pumps

    Programmable thermostats are generally not recommended for heat pumps. In its cooling mode, a heat pump operates like an air conditioner, so turning up the thermostat (either manually or with a programmable thermostat) will save energy and money.Read More

  • Choosing and Programming a Programmable Thermostat

    Most programmable thermostats are either digital, electromechanical, or some mixture of the two. Digital thermostats offer the most features in terms of multiple setback settings, overrides, and adjustments for daylight savings time, but may be difficult for some people to program.Read More

  • Additional Considerations

    The location of your thermostat can affect its performance and efficiency. Read the manufacturer’s installation instructions to prevent “ghost readings” or unnecessary furnace or air conditioner cycling. To operate properly, a thermostat must be on an interior wall away from direct sunlight, drafts, doorways, skylights, and windows.Read More

Some Thermostats Now Come with Wi-Fi!

  • STAY CONNECTED

    Lyric products work with your smartphone to keep you connected with your home comforts, even when you’re away.

  • COMES WITH SMARTPHONE APP

    Notifications sent straight to your smartphone, wherever you are.