All Blog Posts Tagged 'thermostat' (3)

Controlling Heating and Cooling Costs in Vacation Rentals

Vacation rental properties account for 22% of the domestic lodging market.  Properties range from condominiums to detached homes and are predominantly located in coastal and mountainous regions.  While significant research and trade press…

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Added by Charlie Hewitt on June 17, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Manual Thermal Control Is Always Best!



  

The finer points of thermostats are actually much more complicated than any published article covers. You must study each premium thermostat individually. If it does not have settings for swing, deadband, fan delays, early recovery, proper setbacks, etc., it's not really of good use. Dual fuel setups are even more complicated because you must decide whether to use the thermostat or the fossil fuel controller function for balance point control. You must also…

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Added by Tom DelConte on February 17, 2012 at 6:25am — 2 Comments

Thermostatus: The latest on Thermostat legal status

Many pros already know that a standard upgrade is to install a Honeywell IAQ thermostat! That's why you simply must take a look at this analysis on the Thermostat Wars, Honeywell versus Nest, which now threaten to pre-empt even the infamous browser wars, and cause consternation within the industry:…

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Added by Tom DelConte on February 16, 2012 at 5:30am — 12 Comments

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