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What Is the Best Thermostat Setting for Your Home?

Thermostat setting

Managing the temperature of your Connecticut home with a programmable thermostat is one of the easiest ways we know to cut your energy costs; with a few adjustments to the way you use it, you could save as much as ten percent on your monthly heating bill.

But what are the ideal settings for your programmable thermostat? Let’s take a look at what the experts have to say.

Optimal settings for your programmable thermostat

The U.S Department of Energy suggests the following settings for an optimum balance of comfort and savings:

For fall/winter:

During the summer:

In general:

Of course you can’t take advantage of these money-saving settings without a programmable thermostat! If you haven’t installed one, just to it – properly used, it will typically pay for itself in the first year you own it.

Want to save even more? Contact Jennings Oil today to learn about high efficiency home comfort equipment installation options for your Fairfield, Litchfield, or New Haven County home.

* If you have wi-fi / wireless thermostat, you can control your home’s temperature from your smart phone.