When selecting a thermostat for your home, there are a variety to choose from. Whether you prefer the simple operation of a basic digital thermostat, or all the advantages of a programmable thermostat, there is one to fit your needs. Contact Minuteman Heating and AC for your questions, or to schedule installation. Our NATE certified technicians can provide heating and air conditioning service in Arlington, TX you can rely on.
Digital thermostats were an advancement in accuracy over the mechanical thermostats that served to control HVAC systems for decades. Digital thermostats are available with a variety of features, and can provide simple operation, easy viewing, and greater accuracy than older mechanical models. Digital models with over-sized LED readouts provide those with vision problems the advantage of being easier to see, and lighted displays are available for night viewing. Contact Minuteman Heating and AC to schedule thermostat installation or other heating and air conditioning service in Arlington, TX.
Programmable thermostats automatically adjust the temperature according to your programmed settings. A wide variety of models are available offering numerous features, and schedules. It prevents forgetting to change the temperature before you leave or go to bed. In addition, it stops unnecessary operation due to an inaccurate thermostat. Furthermore, it can save you as much as 20% on the cost of air conditioning your home. By eliminating unnecessary operation, it also assists in reducing wear and tear on the unit, and consequently the number of service calls for repairs. Contact our NATE certified technicians for heating and air conditioning service in Arlington, TX
Programmable thermostats offer a number of schedules for you to select from, including:
Offers up to four separate temperature settings for each day. It is ideal for families with busy schedules.
This thermostat also offers up to four temperature settings during the weekdays, and allows you to have a different schedule for busy weekends. It is ideal for those with a Monday through Friday schedule, and weekends off. It allows a different schedule for each day of the weekend.
The 5-2 day thermostat provides four temperature settings for weekdays and allows a different setting for the weekend.
For those uncomfortable with programming a thermostat, ‘learning thermostats’ gradually learn your preferences by the manual selections you make over a set period of time. From your selections, the thermostat creates a schedule for automatic temperature adjustments.
WI-FI equipped programmable thermostats can notify you when the HVAC system requires service, the filter changed and even when someone inside the home manually adjusts the temperature. In addition, with WI-FI thermostats, you can monitor and remotely control it from a computer, smartphone, or tablet.
The programmable thermostat prevents forgotten temperature adjustments. As a result of running less, the system will also experience less wear and tear, while saving energy.
If your thermostat is acting improperly, our NATE certified technicians can provide thermostat repair, replacement, thermostat installation and other heating and air conditioning service in Arlington, TX.
Maximizing Your HVAC System
Providing annual HVAC maintenance ensures the best performance, energy efficiency and promotes the longest possible lifespan for your home’s heating and air conditioning. Scheduling a prompt repair when a problem occurs can prevent additional problems from developing. When signs of a problem begin, contact Minuteman Heating and AC to schedule heating and air conditioning service in Arlington, TX.
Routinely changing the filter is an essential task to provide. The air filter prevents dust and debris from entering the HVAC system. An overly dirty air filter causes soiling of the evaporator coil and impairs its performance. In addition, the friction caused by dust increases wear on components and may result in the need for repair or replacement of the system. In the end, a lack of maintenance bears the price of increased heating and air conditioning service in Arlington, TX, and premature replacement of the system.
In addition, the following tips can help you to save energy:
- Routinely change the air filter each month and vacuum the air return grill as needed. These tasks will ensure adequate ventilation for the system. The air return is the indoor component containing the air filter. A badly clogged grill can cause the system to overheat, and reduce its life span.
- Schedule annual heating and air conditioning maintenance, and call your technician at the first sign of trouble. However, for those with heat pumps, its important they receive bi-annual maintenance, spring and fall. This is due to their working in both the winter and summer. If your system hasn’t received its spring maintenance, contact Minuteman Heating and AC today to schedule heating and air conditioning service in Arlington, TX.
- Maintain the proper clearance around outdoor AC condensers and heat pumps, ensuring proper ventilation for the unit. Keep it clean, and free of vegetation and clutter. Proper clearance for ventilation is also important for the indoor air return.
Contact Minuteman Heating and AC for additional information, or to schedule installation of a programmable thermostat or schedule other heating and air conditioning service in Arlington, TX. Our NATE certified technicians will ensure you receive a thermostat compatible with your HVAC system, with the features or simplicity you need. Our HVAC technicians have the experience and skill to ensure quality that meets and/or exceeds the industry standards. We serve Arlington, Mansfield and the surrounding areas. We are a member of the BBB with an A+ rating. Your satisfaction is guaranteed.