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Air ConditioningEveryone wants to save money, and when those high cooling costs roll in, your first thought is how to make your air conditioning system more efficient. If you already have a relatively new system with an energy-efficient SEER rating and your home’s insulation is up to snuff, there is one thing left to consider – a programmable thermostat. If you are away from home during the day, you can save considerably amount by not cooling the house to the same level when you aren’t there.

Although savings is the main reason to get a programmable thermostat installed on your air conditioning system, it isn’t the only benefit. It is also nice to have a simple way to adjust the temperature without having to think about it each day. You’ll also be more comfortable because it can be set to cool the home down right before you return, so you don’t have to endure the period of time waiting for your home to adjust and be comfortable.

If you have a variable work schedule, you can still benefit from a programmable thermostat. New technology provides for styles that let you operate them remotely. With so many different styles including 7-day, 5+2 thermostats, “smart” thermostats, and “learning” thermostats, you can conquer your energy usage more easily than ever before.

If you have any air conditioning need, including wanting to know more about programmable thermostats, feel free to give us a call at Custom Air and Heat Inc. We have served the Melbourne, Florida area for more than 30 years, and our veteran owned and operated company provides the best in both residential and commercial air conditioning services.