Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for the ‘Programmable’ Category

Program Your Thermostat and Save this Season

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

Program Your Thermostat and Save this SeasonIt’s important to keep your home warm and comfortable during the winter. But how can you do it without driving your energy bills up and having it cost you an arm and a leg? There are a number of steps you can take. One of the simplest is to use a programmable thermostat.

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Maximize Energy Savings This Summer With Your Programmable Thermostat

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Maximize Energy Savings This Summer With Your Programmable ThermostatSome energy efficiency home upgrades are really just changes in your habits, like setting back the thermostat when you’re asleep or away from home. But habit changes can be a hassle, which is why upgrading to a programmable thermostat is a smart move. It takes the hassle out of resetting your thermostat multiple times of day, making it much more likely that you’ll stick with it.

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Want Signifiant Energy Savings? Try These Tips For Programming Your Thermostat

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

Want Signifiant Energy Savings? Try These Tips For Programming Your ThermostatHaving a programmable thermostat in your home makes it easy to enjoy energy savings with very little effort. Depending on your schedule, you can stick with what is preprogrammed or make changes to the default thermostat settings so they’re appropriate for you and your family.

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When You’re Out Of Troubleshooting Options With Your Furnace, Call A Professional

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

When You're Out Of Troubleshooting Options With Your Furnace, Call A ProfessionalIf you are having furnace problems, you don’t necessarily need to call an HVAC technician right away. There are several simple troubleshooting tips you can try out yourself to resolve some common issues. If none of these helps, then it’s time to get help from the experts. 

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How A Programmable Thermostat Boosts Both Your Home Comfort And Your Energy Savings

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

The temperature inside your home can have a dramatic effect on comfort levels but it can also play a large role in how much energy your house consumes each month. Upgrading to a programmable thermostat can boost both comfort and savings by keeping temperatures consistent while minimizing usage.

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Home Advisor’s Energy-Savings Tips For Fresno Homeowners

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

As a San Joaquin Valley homeowner, you most likely cool and heat your home with central air conditioning and a gas furnace, while heating your water with a gas water heater.  If this is the case, you have the potential to achieve significant energy savings with a few do-it-yourself tips.

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Tips That Make Your Home Comfort And Savings A Priority

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Being comfortable in your home is a top priority, but so is accomplishing savings.  There are some upfront investments you may need to make to improve comfort and achieve long-term savings.  Then, with a few other free or inexpensive tips, you can lower your electricity bill without forfeiting home comfort.

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