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4 Ways to Save Money by Adjusting Your Thermostat January 11, 2019

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4 Ways to Save Money by Adjusting Your Thermostat, Marietta, Ohio

When outdoor temperatures rise or fall dramatically, you might wonder how to save money on your cooling and heating expenses. One of the tricks is knowing how to set your thermostat and perhaps even have an HVAC contractor upgrade it to a more efficient model. Below are a few tips for efficient heating and cooling.

4 Money-Saving Thermostat Tips

1. Raise the Temperature During Summer

Throughout the warmest months of the year, you want your home to feel cool and comfortable. At the same time, you want to avoid spikes in your utility bills that may result from setting your thermostat too low. Raise the temperature to about 78 degrees to prevent your HVAC system from overworking.

2. Lower the Temperature During Winter

Similarly, you’ll want to reduce your thermostat setting when outdoor temperatures plunge. For maximum energy savings, keep your home at approximately 68 degrees. If you need help adjusting to the lower setting, reduce the temperature gradually over a week or two.

3. Upgrade to a Programmable Model

HVAC contractorProgrammable thermostats allow you to fine-tune the temperature in each room of your home. They also permit you to customize your thermostat settings and create daily temperature schedules. This is ideal for saving money and energy while you’re at school, work, or on vacation. Your HVAC contractor can help you choose a thermostat that will work well with your heating and cooling system.

4. Install a WiFi Enabled System

WiFi enabled thermostats have built-in sensors that notify you when your home’s temperature rises or falls past your desired settings. They provide you with the option of automatically adjusting the settings. You may also choose to do so remotely.


Avoid overpaying for your heating and cooling expenses by allowing Wilson Heating to update your thermostat. For over 50 years, these HVAC contractors have provided Marietta, OH, clients with a 10-year labor warranty on everything from air conditioning repairs to heating installations. They also offer inspections, maintenance, and air quality equipment. Call these HVAC contractors at (740) 373-7874 to request a free in-home estimate, and visit them online to apply for flexible financing programs. 

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