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What Makes a Thermostat Smart?

If you are still using an “old school” thermostat in your home, this might be the winter you make the leap to a new Smart Thermostat. The new thermostats are called “smart” for a reason. They can help you save money by studying factors like your energy usage, outdoor...

How Cold is Too Cold?

It makes good sense to lower your home’s temperature setting during the hours when you are away at work or on vacation. After all, there’s no need to heat an empty home. Lowering the thermostat is a good way to reduce fuel use and ease heating costs. But be careful!...

What to do when the heat does not come on!

Cold weather is predicted for the weeks ahead. You’ll need to rely on your home’s heating system to take the bite out of the chilly air. What if nothing happens when you turn up the heat? It can be a sickening feeling when you adjust the thermostat and wait to hear...