There is no “one size fits all” solution for thermostat settings because the right setting will depend on your personal preferences. Here are some tips for finding the best setting for your home.
The Best Setting for Saving Energy
If you love saving money and living in an energy-efficient home, you should pick settings that are easy for your thermostat to maintain. According to the JEA, in the summer, 78 degrees Fahrenheit is ideal. In the winter, 68 degrees Fahrenheit works well.
The Most Comfortable Setting for Residents
This is entirely a matter of personal preference. On average, most people are comfortable at around 75 degrees in the summer and 68 in the winter, but some people prefer their home temperature a little higher or lower. Most people sleep better in slightly cooler temperatures with an AC setting of around 70.
The Right Setting for Your HVAC System
We find that the best setting for your HVAC system is simply the one that is the most stable. Anything that makes your system turn on and off repeatedly puts extra wear and tear on your system. Cranking your AC down and your heat up regularly may mean that you are calling McGowan’s Heating & Air Conditioning for our Jacksonville HVAC repair services sooner than expected.
The Best Setting for Your Home
Those who want to avoid mold growth, frozen pipes, wood warping, or other house maintenance concerns may also want to take a look at their thermostat setting. No higher than 85 degrees in the summer and no lower than 50 degrees in the winter will protect your home.
When you want to make sure that your HVAC system is running as well as it can, McGowan’s Heating & Air Conditioning is here to help. We provide installation, repair, and maintenance for cooling and heating systems, and we also have technicians to assist with duct cleaning, insulation, and indoor air quality. Find out more about what we have to offer by calling today.