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Why a Programmable Thermostat Is A Necessity


Do you feel like you’re spending far more than you should on your home’s utility bills? We’ve all been there, but luckily, Technical Hot and Cold can provide you with a simple solution that will not only save you money, but comes with a number of other great benefits as well! One of the main reasons your home could be missing the mark in terms of energy efficiency is an outdated thermostat. Manual and analog thermostats are quickly becoming a thing of the past, due to the capabilities and features offered in newer, programmable, or smart options. Are you ready to say goodbye to your outdated thermostat? Let a Technical Hot and Cold technician talk with you about your options. We can’t wait to resolve your home’s technical weak points. What are you waiting for? Schedule your appointment NOW at (734) 326-3900 or click here to schedule online

Curious about the benefits that upgrading your thermostat will give you? Let’s dive in. 


Do you spend too much time wrestling with your thermostat? When you upgrade to a programmable model, it works FOR you, not against you. Gain control and ease of use with features like automatic adjustment, simple programming, email or text alerts, digital display, system malfunction messages, and so much more! Whether you’re at home, in the office, or on vacation, you can have instant access to your system and receive reports about your energy usage and system function. Let us help you select a thermostat that offers you a simpler temperature control experience, our technicians are standing by, ready to assist. Call now!


When you upgrade to a smart thermostat, your energy use will see a significant decrease which means…more money stays in your pocket! How exactly do these devices cut back on your energy spending? They allow you to program in a schedule that follows your routine – keeping the temperature in line with your comfort preference while you’re there, and cutting back on energy use while you’re away. According to statistics, for every degree you lower your home’s temperature, you can save up to 2% on your utility bill – and Technical Hot and Cold wants to help you achieve those savings. Our inventory includes thermostat options that range from $100-$400, so no matter what your budgetary needs, we can provide a solution that works for you. Get in touch with us today, and we’ll help you start saving as soon as possible.


You may feel like it’s impossible to achieve that perfect indoor climate, but when you ditch your outdated thermostat for a programmable device, your comfort will be on another level! Smart thermostats learn from temperatures you have previously chosen, and automatically adjust to create a personalized heating and cooling schedule – combating hot or cold spots in your home before they even happen!


Did you know that according to the EPA, poor indoor air quality is the single largest environmental threat we’re currently facing? The air in your home is full of pollutants like dust, pollen, and if you have pets – dander and hair. Ignoring these contaminants can have negative effects on your health and well-being, especially if you suffer from allergies or asthma. While a programmable thermostat does not actively remove these pollutants from the air, they do provide the capability to monitor their levels, and some even provide suggestions for measures you can take to upgrade your indoor air quality. Let Technical Hot and Cold empower you to breathe easier – Your health is on the line.


If your HVAC system is older or performing inefficiently, don’t jump into installing a brand-new one right away…the problem could be with your thermostat. Programmable devices reduce the workload on your system, helping your equipment operate at its best. Or, if you think your unit is in need of replacement, our certified technicians can inspect your system and give you an expert opinion on your best course of action. Whether you need a thermostat upgrade, a new unit installation, or both, Technical Hot and Cold will take care of the entire upgrade from start to finish, all you have to do is call!


If your home utilizes a zoned heating and cooling system, this means that multiple thermostats are wired into a control panel, which then operate the dampers in your forced air system. Every thermostat is constantly reading the temperature of the zone they operate, and based on the read, they will open or close the dampers according to the settings you have previously programmed. Smart thermostats are essential for ultimate control over each climate zone. Without them you couldn’t truly customize each temperature throughout your home. Ready to give yourself maximum control and comfort in your space? Let’s get started on a thermostat solution for your zoned HVAC system today. Or, if you don’t currently have a zoned system but are interested in having one installed – we can handle that too! Schedule a consultation, or read more about our zoned interior capabilities.


If you’re all about living by the sun, a programmable thermostat definitely has advantages you’ll appreciate. Capitalize on the warmth of the sun by easily adjusting your cooling schedule to compensate for the extra heat. Likewise, during the winter, you can minimize your heating power and let those few bright days we experience help warm up your home. This helps you cut down energy usage, and give your system a rest – preventing wear and tear, and saving you money!


The fact that smart thermostats significantly boost the efficiency of your HVAC system is not the only way in which they prove to be an eco-friendly choice. Unlike manual options, they are completely free of mercury – which has been proven to cause health issues in humans and animals, along with severe environmental effects. We know how important protecting the health and safety of your home and family is, because we all have homes and families of our own. When you choose Technical Hot and Cold to upgrade your thermostat, we’ll treat your home like it’s ours, and make sure that every aspect of your health and ease of living that relates to your HVAC system is addressed. Protect what matters most by scheduling a time to upgrade your thermostat! Our technicians are waiting for your call!

In conclusion, a programmable thermostat allows you to enjoy higher system performance, energy savings, convenience, and so much more! UPGRADE TODAY! The experts at Technical Hot and Cold can help you select the option that will work best in your home, and take care of all the details for you, from installation to programming and maintenance. Save money and stay cool all summer long by scheduling your appointment with a THC technician now. Call (734) 326-3900 or schedule online, we’ll take care of all the rest.

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