Would an Automatic SetBack Thermostat save you money?Programmable Thermostats are one of the most cost-effective energy saving investments you can put in your home! With their modest cost, these thermostats can save you a lot of money by:
- Setting the heat to a lower setting when you sleep
- Setting the heat to a lower setting when you are away.
- Setting the A/C to a higher setting while you are away.
Cooling Savings: In 2010 Forbes Magazine ranked DFW as #1 for high electric bills in the United States. *
A 2.5 ton central air conditioner uses 3500 watts or 3.5 KiloWattHours (KWH) for every hour it runs continuously. For each degree below 78 energy usage increases by 3--4%.