Programmable Thermostats – What You Need to Know

One of the biggest trends over the past year in home efficiency is the use of two-way digital thermostats that can be controlled via smartphones. These programmable thermostats have a number of benefits that include saving money on your gas bill, convenience, ease of use, and the ability to change settings remotely. Also, this is another way to be energy efficient and receive tax benefits. Continue reading

Why You Should Turn Down Your Thermostat

Turning down your thermostat can reduce your utility bill as well as decrease the use of carbon emissions. What you may not know is that by lowering the temperature just two to five degrees can also help you lose weight, provide a better night’s sleep, increase the life-span of large home appliances and improve plant life. Every one degree drop can reduce your utilities bill by 1 to 3 percent! Continue reading