Your thermostat is the brain behind your HVAC system and responsible for regulating the indoor temperature. However, most homeowners forget this brain may be the cause of some stress as it ages. Here are five ways residents of Moyock, NC, might benefit from installing a new thermostat this year:
Lower Utility Costs
Newer thermostats have a much smaller temperature swing before initiating a run cycle. This means that it takes less effort for your system to achieve your desired goal. Less work means less energy consumption and lower utility bills.
Pay for Fewer HVAC Repairs
Your system experiences an unusual amount of strain when it has long cycles or stops and starts frequently. Both of these happen when your thermostat is malfunctioning or getting older. The added strain makes system components wear out more quickly, leading to a need for additional heating and AC repair.
Improve Home Marketability
There’s no evidence to suggest that replacing your thermostat will result in higher offers when you sell your home. However, most potential home buyers want to see a smart thermostat in their new home. This means you;re likely to get more offers when you upgrade your thermostat to modern technology.
Receive Better Data
Old analog thermostats gave you an estimated indoor temperature – that’s it. Newer digital units give you an accurate digital readout of your temperature as a start. More advanced options can give you the relative humidity, reminders to change your air filter and even system warnings.
Enjoy Enhanced Automation
No one really wants to spend a lot of time managing their thermostat trying to stay comfortable without wasting money. Modern thermostats offer a programmable option to automate these variations. Some smart thermostats can develop these programs without you having to actually program it.
If you think you may need to replace your thermostat, consider having a professional troubleshoot your system. Thermostats and air conditioners have about the same service life, so it may be time to explore both. Call to schedule your new AC installation consultation with one of the experts at Weather Makers, Inc. today.
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