Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The average household spends more than $2,200 a year on energy bills – nearly half of which goes to heating and cooling. Homeowners can save about $180 a year by properly setting their programmable thermostats and maintaining those settings.

Energy Star Tips from M/I Homes

A programmable thermostat helps make it easy for you to save by offering four pre-programmed settings to regulate your home’s temperature in both summer and winter – when you are home, asleep, or away.

  • The pre-programmed settings that come with programmable thermostats are intended to deliver savings without sacrificing comfort. Depending on your family’s schedule, you can see significant savings by sticking with those settings or adjust them as appropriate for your family.
  • The key is to establish a program that automatically reduces heating and cooling in your home when you don’t need as much. Use the programmable thermostat calculator to see what you can save with set-back temperatures that work for your family. The pre-programmed settings for a programmable thermostat are:

source: http://www.energystar.gov/

About M/I Homes

Building homes of outstanding quality & superior design in premier locations – fulfilling nearly 90,000 American Dreams since 1976. Move Up.

Leave a Reply

Categories

@mihomes via twitter

© Copyright 2012, M/I Homes, Inc. All rights reserved. Terms and Conditions

%d bloggers like this: