Serving Thousand Palms and Coachella Valley

In the summer months, the ideal temperature inside your home is 78 degrees Fahrenheit. Keeping your home at this temperature can decrease your cooling bill. Your heating and cooling system needs a thermostat to manage the interior temperatures of your home. This is the device you use to decide how hot or cold you want your home to be. What are the best types of thermostats for HVAC efficiency in Thousand Palms, CA? Here’s a guide to help you decide.

Non-Programmable Thermostats

With non-programmable thermostats, two options are available: mechanical and digital. If you go this route, you’ll need to manually change the temperature gauge. Also, most of them have a switch that you’ll need to shift to change from hot to cold. They are affordable but less accurate than other thermostats.

Programmable Thermostats

A programmable thermostat is one that will allow you to pre-set the temperatures. You can set them based on a schedule according to when you’ll be home and when no one is there. You can even program your thermostat around vacations and summer breaks. Some units receive their power via battery while others connect to your home’s electrical system.

Smart Thermostats

Smart thermostats are trending right now. When they’re properly installed, they are the most convenient option. You can have an HVAC professional install it for you. The benefits of a smart thermostat include their touchscreen interface and their ability to connect to your smartphone. Some smart thermostats come with geofencing. With this technology, they can track when you’re home and modify the temperature settings according to your preferences.

Professional Thermostat Installation

Professional HVAC companies can offer you guidance regarding the best thermostat for your home and needs. If you need a thermostat installation, contact us at Vic’s Air Conditioning Service. We’ll install your thermostat in Thousand Palms, CA, quickly and properly.

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COVID-19 is affecting all of us.

Vic's Air Conditioning will remain open for business and ready to take care of your heating and cooling needs.

In the wake of the current health crisis in our communities, Vic's Air Conditioning stands ready to ensure your comfort. Maintaining your home's heating and cooling needs is, as always, our top priority.

If you have experienced any illness in your home, please let our dispatcher know and please do not take offense if we choose to not shake hands during this time. We want to ensure that when we send our technician to you, they can take necessary health precautions to protect themselves and those they will interact with throughout the day.

We want to wish all our patrons a healthy and safe time in the next few weeks as our country navigates this situation. Our thoughts are with you all.

Sincerely,
Vic's Air Conditioning

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