We all like coming back to a comfortable home. The ideal room temperature, whether that's warm and cozy or cool and refreshing, depends on your preferences. Your thermostat controls half of your energy bill, costing more than your appliances, electronics and lighting combined. So shouldn’t it help you save energy? The thing is that 40-55% of people are setting their thermostat the wrong way which means they end up paying an arm and a leg on heating. Are you one of them?
Finding the compromise between comfort and lower energy bills is very important. No one likes coming home to a meat locker but is it possible to have an ideal room temperature, without throwing money out the window?
The easiest thing you can do to control your heating costs is to setup your thermostat properly.
In this article, we'll show you how to easily save $79-$110 per heating season (October-March), without turning your house into a freezer.
That’s $79-$110 you can spend with friends and family. Pizza party anyone? Or just put it into a savings account for a rainy day. If you want to take these steps a bit further, you can save even more money. But it’s not just energy savings that these changes offer.
By only heating your home when it’s necessary you'll also be able to help out the environment and reduce your carbon footprint by 904 - 1152 lbs.
These changes also have some nifty health benefits: burn more calories, protect yourself from diabetes, reduce insomnia and have a deeper more relaxing sleep.
We'll show you how to do all of this without sacrificing comfort. This simple guide on using your thermostat properly will help you to maximize your savings throughout the winter, whether you have a steady day to day routine or not.