Shavitz Heating and Air Conditioning Blog : Archive for the ‘Thermostats’ Category

Could Your AC Repair Need Actually be a Thermostat Issue?

Monday, July 1st, 2019

studio-shot-of-modern-thermostatThe thermostat: a small object designed to look unobtrusive on the wall of a home, and easy to think of as a very minor part in the operation of your air conditioner.

The truth of the matter is though, the thermostat is essentially the brain of your air conditioner, where homeowners send instructions to the cooling system and the blower fan.

Many homeowners, and maybe you’re included in this, don’t realize that even the smallest thermostat malfunction can create a number of problems for an air conditioner—a drop in cooling, a spike in utility bills… even a completely broken down system.

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How Does Your Thermostat Affect HVAC Performance?

Monday, July 16th, 2018

Caucasian female hand pressing button on a modern electronic thermostat timer on wall of a modern home with focus on the screen and fingers of the womanWith how much we use our HVAC systems around here, it makes sense that you would want to do everything you could to save energy, so that you could save money as a result.

Well, the quality of your thermostat and how you use that thermostat plays a pretty big role in this, not only during the coming hot weather but in the fall and winter as well when you switch over to using your heater. Keep reading to learn more about the relationship between your HVAC systems and your thermostat, and to learn what your thermostat options are, from basic digital models to smart thermostats, which give you precise control over your heating and cooling.

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