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Mercury-Filled Thermostats -- Time to Retire Old TechnologyRemember the "good old days": lead paint covering children's toys, DDT in our pesticides, family vehicles without child safety seats, and mercury-filled thermostats. Increased research and advances in technology have revealed the dangers behind the use of all these once-accepted items. Change can be slow in coming. Mercury-filled thermostats may have served their purpose at one time, but it's definitely time for them to go.

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Troubleshooting Tips for a Malfunctioning Programmable ThermostatSummer is poised to take over in Indiana before you know it, with hot temperatures and high humidity for days and weeks at a time. If you haven't already done it, now's a good time to check your air conditioning system to make sure it's working properly. If you're not getting the air conditioning performance you would like, the problem may be in your programmable thermostat. Fortunately, troubleshooting a programmable thermostat is a fairly easy process.

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WiFi Thermostats Make the Most of New Remote TechnologyWhen it comes to heating and cooling a home, proper efficiency and comfort are two major goals. One easy but effective upgrade that you can install to improve both of these factors in your home is a thermostat with WiFi connectivity, otherwise known as a WiFi thermostat.

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Programming Your Heat Pump's Thermostat: It's DifferentIn homes heated by a furnace, setting the temperature back at night ensures energy savings. That’s not necessarily the case with a heat pump, however. In order to avoid turning on the backup electric resistance heat during the recovery period (when the unit is working to get back to your comfort temperature), the heat pump's thermostat needs to work in a special way.

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What Smart Thermostats Can Do Will Amaze YouHomeowners who are looking for ways to save energy and money – which describes nearly anyone who owns a home – look no further. With the use of smart thermostats, it's possible to get your energy usage under control once and for all. If these devices are used wisely, you can say goodbye to huge heating and cooling bills.

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Every generation thinks of itself as smarter and more capable than the previous generation. While that may not be accurate when it comes to people, it certainly is the case with programmable thermostats. The new generation is much smarter than its predecessors with an array of features that make it easier than ever for you to save money.

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Programmable Thermostats: Make The Smart DecisionThermostats have always been a smart choice. They're money and energy savers – even the old manual units, if used correctly to set back temps when your family leaves the house or goes to sleep. Digital programmable units are more sophisticated, allowing Ft. Wayne-area homeowners to program a schedule and temperature for different parts of day and days of the week. Adjustments are then automatic.

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