After twenty years of living with the same old-fashioned temperature control, I decided to upgrade. I’ve found that the easy change from a manual temperature control to a programmable model has provided many benefits. The programmable temperature control was not all that high-priced to purchase, plus I was able to handle the installation on our own. I simply removed the old component from the wall, diagnosed to see where plus how the wires were connected, plus then hooked up the modern temperature control in the same way. I took the time to study over the owner’s manual plus setup guide in order to do everything right plus operate the component respectfully. I wanted to make sure to take advantage of all features plus get the most value out of our investment. My main priority was to reduce biweekly energy usage. With the programmable temperature control, I can adjust the home’s temperature to the exact point of personal comfort. I’ve study that for every degree I raise or lower the temperature control throughout the heating or cooling season, I can save up to two percent on our utility bill. With the programmable temperature control, I don’t end up leaving the a/c or heating system blasting at maximum capacity while our whole family is away from home. I’ve created a schedule according to our family’s typical routine. The temperature control keeps the home comfortable while we’re there plus trims energy consumption when we are not home. Another bonus of the modern temperature control is that it maintains a more consistent temperature throughout the home. Instead of making continual adjustments to accommodate the adjusting outside temperature, the temperature control runs at a constant level. Both of us assume more comfortable plus spend less time fiddling with the temperature control. I usually set up a schedule at the start of the heating or cooling season plus then forget all about it. This has lessened wear plus tear on the heating system plus air conditioner, allowing the unit to task at its best.