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If you have a manual or programmable thermostat and are considering an upgrade, there are plenty of reasons you should choose a “smart” thermostat for your home. Here’s what you need to know to make the right choice for you! 

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The average home spends nearly $1,900 a year on energy bills. But did you know that nearly half of that goes to heating and cooling costs?  

Dirt and neglect are the top causes of heating and cooling system failure and inefficiency. Maintaining your equipment will keep your system operating at peak performance and prevent future problems and unwanted costs. 

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Summer is here and while you may be dreaming of beach vacations, there is one aspect of the warm weather months that you may not have considered yet--the effect on your utility bills. Did you know that the average household spends $2,000 a year on utility bills, with nearly half going to cooling and heating their home? The cost of keeping cool can be significant, but not if you put a little thought into it from the start.

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Did You Know? For the average American household, almost half of the annual energy bill goes to heating and cooling – more than $900 a year!  Being smart about how you control your temperature settings will go a long way in helping your family save energy and money, and starting now there is a new way to save with ENERGY STAR certified smart thermostats! 

What is a smart thermostat? A smart thermostat is a Wi-Fi enabled device that can automatically adjust heating and cooling temperature settings for optimal performance.