Justice Incorporated Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Thermostat’

Ways You Can Make Your AC Cost Less to Run

Monday, May 29th, 2017

air-conditioner-on-leavesIn our last blog post, we confronted a question customers often ask: “Why does it cost so much to run my air conditioner?” We then looked over problems that can afflict an AC, some from neglect, other from standard wear and tear—that will lower the system’s energy efficiency and hike up bills.

This week, we’re switching to the more positive approach and share some ways to improve your air conditioner’s energy performance this coming summer. Any air conditioning system in Corpus Christi, TX receives a huge workout during the heat of summer, so keeping it working at peak efficiency can stave off unnecessarily high utility bills. (more…)

A Few Mistakes with a Gas Furnace You Don’t Want to Make

Monday, November 7th, 2016

You probably know that tampering with a gas furnace on your own can lead to serious safety hazards. (If you didn’t know that already, now you do!) But fiddling with a furnace without proper training and equipment is only one of the errors you can commit with your furnace. There are mistakes you may be doing and not even realize it. Below are some of the most common and easily avoidable mistakes that you may make with a gas furnace this coming winter. (more…)

Does the Type of Thermostat Really Make a Difference for My Home Heating?

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

With the mild winters we have here in Corpus Christi, TX, it’s natural that you want to know how to save money on your heating costs. There are a few different ways to do this, including ensuring you have an energy efficient heating system. There’s also been a lot of talk lately about thermostat options and how they can help with efficiency and energy savings.

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Upgrading Your Thermostat May Be the Way to Better Heating This Season

Monday, October 26th, 2015

Take a look at the thermostat on the wall of your home. You probably don’t pay that much attention to it on a regular basis, maybe just long enough to change the settings now and then. But this small unit has a large impact on your home comfort—and if you have a thermostat that is more than 10 years old, it’s probably about time to have it replaced with an upgraded unit. This can be the best move you make for your home’s heating this year. (more…)

Why Is My Thermostat Screen Blank?

Monday, August 10th, 2015

If you have a digital thermostat in your home to run your air conditioning and heating system, one of the more unpleasant surprises you may run into is a completely blank screen on the unit. A blank screen means you can’t control your HVAC system… and that’s not good news, especially in the middle of an extremely hot summer weather. (more…)

3 Thermostat Tips for the Summer

Monday, April 27th, 2015

You might not be aware that the thermostat you use to control your air conditioning system through a hot Texas summer is also a tool you can use to save money. Many homeowners set their thermostats with little regard for energy saving: they turn it down when they’re hot and back up when the house cools down enough. But this is usually a wasteful strategy that provides short-term comfort with long-term losses, both for energy bills and the air conditioner’s prospects for longevity.

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Choosing Your New Thermostat in Corpus Christi, TX

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Your air conditioning and heating system has a number of different components, all of which perform some important role in the heating and cooling of your house. The fact of the matter is, though, that most of these components are hidden from view, some seldom seen while most never are. Far and away the most visible component of your HVAC system, as well as the one that you will use directly the most, is your thermostat. Considering the fact that it is with this device that you will regulate the operation of your heating and air conditioning equipment, it should come as no surprise that it is very important to choose your thermostat carefully. Here are a few options to consider so that you can heat and cool your Corpus Christi, TX home confidently and conveniently.

Digital Thermostats

For many people, a thermostat needs only to set the temperature in their home and nothing more. There is nothing wrong with such a simplistic view of your thermostat. However, keep in mind that the old, manual models with a dial or sliding switch, while simple, may not be the best way to go about controlling your HVAC system. Digital thermostats are actually, in some ways, even simpler. They feature push button controls that are a lot easier to use than manual models, and their digital displays make ensuring proper temperature settings easy to do.

Wireless Thermostats

Are you looking to upgrade your thermostat? If so, consider the installation of a wireless thermostat. This gives you great flexibility in terms of where your thermostat is installed, as it does not have to be hard wired into the system. It also makes for an installation and gives you the freedom to control your HVAC system from the couch or the bed.

Smart Thermostats

Technology, when used correctly, is truly a wonderful thing. Take unprecedented control over your HVAC system and the way in which energy is used in your home with a smart thermostat. Smart thermostats can be controlled remotely via an internet enabled device. You can track energy use throughout your home to see exactly how much is being consumed, when and why.

For more information about how to choose the best thermostat for your Corpus Christi, TX home, give Justice Air Conditioning & Heating a call today!