So You’ve Bought a Programmable Thermostat… Now What?

So you’ve just bought a programmable thermostat… First off, congratulations on making the move toward greater home comfort control. Not only can programmable thermostats help you make sure that your home environment is always a comfortable temperature, but they allow you to do this from nearly any location! Another huge benefit of programmable thermostats is that they can help you become more energy efficient. The more energy you save on a regular basis, the lower your monthly energy bills will be over time.

But this is all stuff that you probably already knew. However, what you may not know is the best way to use your programmable thermostat to get the maximum benefits. That’s why we’ve put together a quick guide with helpful tips for using your programmable thermostat.

Programmable Thermostat Tips

Now that you’ve bought a new programmable thermostat, it’s important that you learn how to use it to get the most out of this important HVAC product. Use the tips below to create the best heating and cooling schedule for your home environment.


If you’ve any questions about your new programmable thermostat or you’re ready to make the switch to a better way of controlling your home comfort, contact us today.

Upgrading Your Thermostat

Carrier Programmable ThermostatEven though every home is equipped with a thermostat that does not mean that the controls receive a great deal of attention. Many people don’t really think of their thermostat unless they go to change the temperature inside their home. A thermostat is just a simple appliance that has a big effect on your homes comfort and energy savings. With technology advancing, better thermostats are being introduced that will save you more energy. If you are considering upgrading your thermostat there are a few things that you should consider. Our team at Anderson Air Corps can help you learn more about temperature controls and thermostat devices. Read on below for more information.

What type of Thermostat Do You Want?

Before you establish what type of thermostat you want, you first need to make sure that your current one is not managing your HVAC properly. Why would you need to know if it is not working properly? Well, if the thermostat you have currently is not managing your HVAC properly then that type should be the first to be marked off your list. If the only reason you are replacing your thermostat is because it is broken or you want it to match everything inside your home you generally are probably thinking about just installing a manual thermostat. Most homeowners are used to manual thermostats so when they go to upgrade to a new one they tend to want to stick with the manual one because they already know how to operate it.

Programmable Thermostats

If you are really serious about upgrading your thermostat it would be a great time to consider installing a programmable thermostat. Programmable thermostats have been proven to be energy savers and they will allow you to make automatic changes to your heating and air.

Will the Thermostat Work With Your HVAC System?

Many thermostat manufacturers work hard and try their best to make all thermostats compatible with all types of HVAC systems, however that is a very difficult task and not all thermostats will work with all HVAC systems. If you are planning on upgrading your thermostat it is important that you look through your owners manual or give us at Anderson Air a call to make sure that the thermostat you are considering purchasing will work with your HVAC system. Our employees here would be more than happy to assist you with any questions that you may have when it comes to making sure the thermostat you want will work with your HVAC system. It is also extremely important that you know how to operate the thermostat you are considering buying. If you do not know the proper way to operate your thermostat then it can end up costing you tons of money on electric bills and damaging your HVAC system.

What Features Do You Want?

The last thing to consider when purchasing a new thermostat is what features you want and how you need to go about buying it. There are a ton of different thermostats on the market today and each one offers a variety of different features.

Do you want a thermostat that has multiple sensors that will balance the temperature in your home? Or do you want a programmable thermostat that will be able to hold different temperature settings for every day of the week? You definitely want a thermostat that will save energy because that will only save you money, but the rest is up to you.

How Should You Buy One?

After most people have picked out their thermostat the next question is how do you go about buying one? That is the simple part. It does not matter whether you purchase one from a single manufacturer or not, that choice is solely up to you.

You should contact us here at Anderson Air to come and upgrade it for you as we are your local HVAC experts. Our technicians here will make sure that it is installed correctly and also make sure that you know the correct way to operate it so that you can save money. We are always eager to help our customers so never hesitate to give us a call or visit us on the web to schedule a new upgrade on your thermostat.