Programming Your Thermostat for Energy Savings

Aug 28 ,2012

Energy Savings Tips

Programming Your Thermostat

Record-breaking heat is motivating many Minneapolis homeowners to explore ways to reduce their cooling costs, and when it comes to AC energy savings, Northern’s One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning is on your side, ready to provide tips that can make your air conditioning system operate more efficiently, saving you money. From regular maintenance services that help prevent breakdowns to repairs whenever and wherever you need them, our business is to do all that we can to keep you and your family comfortably cool without breaking the bank.

One of the smartest and most affordable ways to beat the heat while keeping cooling costs down is programming your thermostat to automatically lower the set temperature during the day when you’re away from home or at night when you’re asleep. Programmable thermostats let you preset temperatures for different periods of the day and for different days of the week. A programmable thermostat can cut 10 percent off your energy bill.

A broad selection of programmable thermostats ensures the right choice for your Minneapolis home. Some models can be linked to your computer, mobile device or home automation system for remote operation. Some include technology that lets them compare actual indoor temperatures to your ideal setting. These “smart” devices automatically adjust operation to keep your home to within one degree of your desired temperature. Northern’s One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning can help you choose the programmable thermostat best for your air conditioning system and can handle the installation for you too.

Maintaining your air conditioning system during the cooling season is essential. During the heat of summer, air conditioning filters may need to replaced or cleaned monthly. With a maintenance plan from Northern’s One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning, you’ll enjoy the confidence of knowing that your AC system operating at peak efficiency. We can inspect your central air conditioning system’s ductwork as well, to ensure against gaps and leaks that can drain as much as 30 percent of the cooled air passing through the system.

Should your AC system need repair, you can count on Northern’s One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning to respond promptly with effective air conditioning repair service in Minneapolis from one of out certified HVAC technicians. Call Northern’s One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning today at 763-412-1197 for more tips about AC energy savings for your Minneapolis home.

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