You’ve always been religious about scheduling heating and cooling system maintenance. After all, you want to get as much money as possible out of your system and extend its lifespan before having to replace it after 10-15 years of use. While maintenance is an excellent way to maximize your system’s lifespan, you can control other aspects that will impact it’s longevity. Make a habit of maintaining an efficient thermostat setting, and you’ll help maximize your system’s life cycle.
Thermostat Settings and HVAC Lifespan
Your thermostat regulates the temperature in your home, playing a significant role in the energy efficiency of your living space. The more extreme the difference between the temperature inside your home and outside, the greater your system’s workload. The more efficient the thermostat setting, the more efficient your system. As a result, your system experiences less strain, fewer repairs and lasts longer.
The Most Efficient Thermostat Settings
Every season demands that you care for your HVAC system differently. This winter, you can extend your system’s lifespan by keeping your thermostat to as close to 68 degrees as possible when you’re at home and awake. For every degree you lower it below 68 while you’re away or asleep, you’ll save up to 2 percent in energy.
We understand that 68 degrees may not sound like the most appealing temperature to come home to during a cold winter day. Wear some thicker clothing, let sunlight in and drink something warm to avoid turning up the heat.
If you want to make the most of your HVAC lifespan, be very conscious of your thermostat settings. To give your system more lifespan-extending care, call Air Treatment at 336-790-3206. Our experienced team is standing by to take your call and prioritize your comfort.
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