Synchronizing Your Steam-Heating System and Your Thermostat

If your Cleveland area home has a steam-heating system, you need to make sure that any updates to your thermostat take this into account. Many modern thermostats are designed with factory presets for use with forced-air heating, which operates much differently as compared to steam-heating. Mainly, a steam-heating system requires one to two cycles per hour. Some programmable thermostats have

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How to Set Your Thermostat to Save During Vacation

When you’re away on vacation, it seems silly to pay an arm and a leg in utility bills for an empty home. While it’s not wise to turn your heat or air conditioning off completely, you can set your thermostat to reduce energy use while you’re on vacation. Here are some guidelines to keep in mind:

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5 Types of Programmable Thermostats

You know that installing a programmable thermostat can save you money on your utility bills.  But which type is right for your home? With so many different options, our clients frequently ask us for advice and information on which type of thermostat to choose. There are 5 basic types of thermostats: electromechanical, digital, hybrid, occupancy and light-sensing. Electromechanical These

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