Programmable Thermostats Deliver Energy Savings

By January 28, 2013April 13th, 2022No Comments

How You Save Money with Carrier Infinity Programmable Thermostats

If you still use a manual thermostat in your Lufkin, TX home or business, we urge you to consider upgrading to a programmable thermostat from Carrier. Programmable thermostats cut down on wasteful use of your heating system or air conditioner and can save you hundreds of dollars a year on your energy bill. Unlike a manual thermostat that you must leave on all day, programmable thermostats can be set to match your typical schedule. You can program the unit to increase heat or cool air distribution shortly before you are due to arrive home.

We recommend the Carrier Infinity programmable thermostat to anyone who wants to maximize comfort and control costs. The unit has received the highest possible rating from customers in the areas of programmability, ease of use and control level. It has several attractive features, including the following:

  • Air quality monitoring
  • Fan speed control
  • Humidity controls for the ideal indoor environment
  • Ventilation control
  • Remote control access by Internet or telephone is available
  • Program up to eight different temperature zones in your home or business
  • Programming up to seven days in advance
  • Large buttons and numbers that are easy to read
  • Alerts you when the air filter needs to be changed
  • Carrier offers a 10-year warranty when you register the thermostat
  • Reminders to perform system maintenance
  •  Get Other Product Recommendations During a Home Service Evaluation

At McWilliams & Son Heating and Air Conditioning, we stand behind the quality and integrity of all Carrier products. If you don’t need a new programmable thermostat, you could still benefit from making some changes in your energy consumption habits. Our company offers home service evaluations as a way to help our customers improve energy efficiency. During this appointment, one of our service technicians looks at your HVAC equipment and all major appliances in your home. He or she tests all equipment to determine how its efficiency.

Once all testing is completed, you receive a report with specific recommendations to help lower your energy costs. There are numerous products that can help you in addition to a programmable thermostat. Some of these include ceiling fans, added insulation, a room dehumidifier and more. We also provide you with tips on easy ways to cut back on energy costs, such as turning off equipment not in use or placing weather-stripping around your windows.

If your current HVAC equipment is very old or inefficient, we may recommend upgrading to a more efficient model. We stock and install Carrier heating systems that are 90 to 95 percent efficient, as determined by the unit’s Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE). Our air conditioners are well above the minimum Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) of 13. We understand that upgrading to a new HVAC system is a big decision, so we are here anytime you need to discuss your heating and cooling needs. We enjoy helping our customers stay comfortable and save as much money as possible.

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