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June 26, 2015

How Do I Program My Honeywell Thermostat Efficiently?

posted Posted by Jim Birdwell

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A thermostat is a device that regulates temperature automatically. If the temperature in the room reaches a certain point, a thermostat will activate and adjust the temperature accordingly. It switches ON or OFF depending on the needs set by the user. Honeywell is the leading manufacturer of thermostats. They manufacture various types of thermostats ranging from programmable thermostats and non-programmable thermostats to digital thermostats. Honeywell has everything that you need in a thermostat. So, how do you program a Honeywell thermostat efficiently? Here are some tips:

  • To program your thermostat efficiently, you need to understand how to set low and high temperatures first based on your needs. Know what temperatures you are comfortable with and leave it to the thermostat to adjust and when to turn ON or OFF. However, the best way to set your thermostat is to leave it at a lower temperature like 65 degrees. Any settings higher than this will cost you more energy consumption that might only be wasted.
  • Have a plan or schedule made. A thermostat can be programmed to a seven a day schedule. Other schedules include a two, five, and one day schedules. Most units may require the users to input the program themselves but newer units can be programmed with the use of a smartphone.
  • Thermostats must be placed in an open space. They must not be covered by a curtain or other furniture that can disrupt air flow and cause a false temperature reading.
  • If you want to get the most out of your thermostat, experts suggest that you use thermostatic radiator valves (TRVs) if you want different temperatures in every room. If not, you can set your thermostat to a higher level but there will also be higher energy consumption. Knowing more about your thermostat will provide you with adequate information.

If you’d like an expert’s opinion on Honeywell programmable thermostats, contact American Air at 970-686-6086.  We love these thermostats and highly recommend them. Doing research on your own can never hurt, but having professional to guide you in the process is the best answer.

 

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