How to Install a Programmable Thermostat

Article Posted By: Jae Warren

of The Home Depot

These days we’re all looking for ways we can save money on our energy bill. One of the easiest ways to reduce energy costs is to simply use less energy. Replacing your old thermostat with a new programmable thermostat allows you to pre-program different temperature settings for various times of the day, for each day of the week. Many touchscreen and WiFi-enabled thermostats allow you to control your home’s thermostat remotely via computer, smartphone or tablet. And, for every degree you cut back over an a eight-hour period, you can save 1 percent on your heating or cooling bill.

Here’s a short video with step-by-step instructions to show you how easy it is to replace your existing thermostat with a programmable model. In just minutes you can install one yourself and start saving money.

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