(NU), December 20, 2011 – From smart phones to programmable thermostats, today's electronics come equipped with advanced operating systems that make life easier and more efficient, while helping consumers save time, energy and money when used to their fullest capabilities. The challenge is knowing how to take full advantage of the capabilities of these devices.
Consider indoor environment devices like programmable thermostats. Programmable thermostats are capable of controlling the entire heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system – from heating and cooling to indoor air quality and energy management.
"Simply adjusting the temperature up and down doesn’t always equate to savings or even comfort in the home," said Jonathan Payne, product manager, programmable controls, at Carrier. "The key to total comfort is the homeowner's ability to control the temperature, humidity, air circulation and energy use. Being able to accomplish all of these functions with a single, easy-to-use control provides convenience for the homeowner."
Although many homes today are equipped with programmable thermostats, they may not be programmed or used properly. To truly realize the advantages of a programmable thermostat, homeowners might consider these tips:
To learn more about the complete line of Carrier programmable thermostats, call 1-800-CARRIER or visit www.residential.carrier.com.
Carrier is the world’s leader in high technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions. Carrier experts provide sustainable solutions, integrating energy-efficient products, building controls, and energy services for residential, commercial, retail, transport and foodservice customers. Founded by the inventor of modern air conditioning, Carrier improves the world around us through engineered innovation and environmental stewardship. Carrier is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide. Visit www.carrier.com for more information.
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