When I install any new thermostat, I always take a look at one thing first: the c wire. Why? This thermostat wire is used by Wi-Fi models, like the ever popular Nest. But not every thermostat has a c-wire, which can become a major issue.What is a C-Wire, and Do I Have One?In short, this […]
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Your ideal thermostat depends on a few factors: preference, wiring and your HVAC system. More complex systems, such as those with humidifiers built in, will require a more sophisticated thermostat to utilize the system to its maximum capacity. We’ll cover all these points in this thermostat buying guide. System Type It’s easy to go out […]
Need to know how to install a thermostat? Installing a thermostat is a breeze unless you have the wrong wire setup, such as missing the dreaded c-wire or 5-wire setup that new smart thermostats require. I’m going to show you how to: Install a basic thermostat How to install a Nest, Honeywell and the Emerson […]
If you’re like me, you’re always searching for new ways to save money on your energy bills. And with heating and cooling accounting for 48% of your energy costs, installing a new thermostat seems like a smart place to start. You’ve heard a lot about how an energy saving thermostat can save you money, but […]