Now is the time to invest in a programmable thermostat – their functions are better than ever.

 Atlanta, Georgia – We’ve talked about programmable thermostats before, but their benefits are so great, it’s worth mentioning again – and again and again.

 “Programmable thermostats have so many amazing advantages for homeowners,” says Phil Montgomery, owner of Atlanta heating and cooling company Mr. Cool Mr. Heat. “They offer convenience and energy savings, all at the same time.”

 Energy saving is becoming more and more popular as homeowner are trying to save money. A programmable thermostat is a great way to save money on your Alpharetta heating bill this winter. Advantages include:


  • The ability to set the home to its optimal comfort level.
  • Being able to program the temperature of your home based on your specific needs, based on when you are home and when you are away.
  • Adjust the settings to accommodate for a warm day with a cool evening.
  • Utilize vacation settings to save extra energy while away from home for a few days.

 “One big advantage is that programmable thermostats regular the amount of air entering your home much better,” says Montgomery, whose company has provided HVAC service for more than 40 years. “”That means your home will be comfortable while using less energy, so you’ll save money.”

 But that’s not the only advantage to programmable thermostats. In today’s world, we like control of things at the tips of our fingers, and programmable thermostats allow for just that.

 There are new web-enabled thermostats that allow a homeowners to control it via computer, tablet or smartphone through a WiFi connection. And not only that, homeowners can also see how much energy they are using, allowing them to cut costs if needed.

 This also means you can program your HVAC unit from anywhere – meaning you don’t even have to get up to adjust your thermostat anymore! Are you laying in bed, feeling a bit too chilly? Simply pull out your smartphone and adjust the thermostat without even leaving the comfort of your bed. Did you forget to adjust the thermostat before you left for the day? Now you don’t have to worry about that energy going to waste because you can simply adjust the temperature from your computer.

 “These thermostats offer great conveniences for homeowners,” says Montgomery. “However, they aren’t always super easy for the average homeowner to install. Once you’ve found the thermostat that works best for you, call Mr. Cool Mr. Heat and our technicians can install it, and help you learn how to properly use it. Now is the time to regulate energy consumption, and take advantage of the ease of programmable thermostats.”