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Programmable, Digital & Manual A/C Thermostats From Berner A/C Serving New Orleans & The Northshore

If your a/c thermostat needs to be replaced, Berner A/C and Heat  can give you a wide range of choices including programmable, electronic and manual control thermostats. We have been serving metro New Orleans and the Northshore Communities including Mandeville, Covington & Slidell since 2002. Call today for an estimate.

What Are The Different Types of Thermostats?

Thermostats play a very important role in how efficiently your home’s heating and cooling system operates, especially if you live in a warmer climate like what is found in the New Orleans area. If you want to save on your energy bills and maintain a constant and comfortable temperature in your home you need a good thermostat.

Programmable thermostats are a great way to help you control your energy consumption and reduce your monthly energy bills. A manual thermostat can also help you control the air quality inside of your home and save you money on energy costs if it is used properly. Here is a rundown of the different types of thermostats and why you would want to choose each kind for your New Orleans home.

Manual Thermostats

Although these types of thermostats can be used in any type of home and with almost any type of heating and cooling unit, manual thermostats are most commonly found in older homes. These thermostats are easy to read and easy to control. They typically require you to turn the dial to the desired temperature setting so the thermometer located inside of the device can automatically control when the heating and cooling systems are activated or deactivated. Older manual thermostats were made with mercury, but today’s new models are mercury free. New manual thermostats are usually cheaper to purchase than programmable thermostats, but these thermostats don’t offer as many energy saving options either. It is possible to reduce your energy bills simply by maintaining a lower temperature setting or by being extremely diligent with your manual temperature settings, but programmable thermostats are more efficient. Manual thermostats come in either digital versions or non-digital versions. The digital versions are easier to operate, and more accurate.

Programmable Thermostats

Programmable thermostats take a little longer to learn how to operate, but they make it very easy to control the temperature settings inside of your home. They can also save you significant amounts of money on your monthly energy bills, as they are capable of automatically adjusting the internal temperature of your home based on what temperature you programmed for that specific time period. This type of feature can provide significant energy savings on the costs associated with cooling your home!

Some programmable thermostats can even switch between the heating and cooling system of the home to provide optimal temperature conditions during the transitions between seasons. This can be especially helpful if you live in a climate that tends to have very warm transitional seasons, like New Orleans. These types of thermostats are also usually free of mercury and can be programmed for different temperatures on different days, even during the day and night.


Which Should You Choose?

If you are looking for a new thermostat for your New Orleans area home then you have a lot of choices. Almost all modern thermostats are designed to work with the different types of heating and cooling systems found in most homes, so odds are you will find a model that will work for your home’s system.

Whether you want to choose a programmable or manual thermostat is up to you. You will probably end up paying more upfront for a programmable thermostat, but it will also probably end up saving you significant money each year in energy savings. You can also choose from stationary thermostats or wireless thermostats, depending on if you mind having to walk up to the unit to adjust the temperature setting.

Choosing the right thermostat for your New Orleans home can be easy, especially now that you understand what each type of thermostat can do for you. Call the heating and cooling specialists at Berner A/C and Heat today for service anywhere in metro New Orleans or the Northshore.


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