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What Temperature Is Best For Your Home In The Summer?

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Managing the temperature of your home with a programmable thermostat is one of the easiest ways we know to save 10 percent or more on your energy costs.

Unfortunately, most people aren’t taking advantage of the savings: a study by the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab showed that nine out of ten Americans say they’ve rarely (or never) programmed their thermostat because they’re not sure how to do it.

If you’re one of those nine, it’s worth taking a few minutes while we’re all social distancing here in NJ to get to know your programmable or smart thermostat – or, if you don’t have one, to install a new one. If used correctly, it will pay for itself in the first year you own it.

Best year-round settings for your thermostat

Once you get a handle on using your thermostat, the U.S Department of Energy suggests the following settings for the best balance of comfort and savings:

Summer months:

Winter months:

In general:

Save on your monthly energy bills with a smart thermostat, installed by the pros at Dixon Energy. Want to save even more? Contact us today to learn about high efficiency home comfort equipment installation options for your Morris, Somerset, Union or southern Sussex County home.

* If you have smart thermostat, you can control your home’s temperature from your phone or pad.