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A Look at Types of Thermostats and The TopTech Brand

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A Look at Types of Thermostats and The TopTech Brand

Being comfortable during the workday is vital. In fact, your employees' productivity depends on them working in a well-regulated environment. This is why a thermostat is essential with your HVAC system. Not only will it control the temperature, as a bonus it will also lower your electricity bill at the same time.  There are four basic types of thermostats. Let's take a look at them here: Non-programmable thermostats This is the most basic type of thermostat and will suit families that are rarely away from home and businesses that work around the clock. It has a manual adjustment control panel...

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Smart Thermostats and the Alerton Brand

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Smart Thermostats and the Alerton Brand

Thermostats provide us with a comfortable daily environment by regulating our office and home's temperature. But did you know that they can help create a more energy-efficient office or home environment? Smart thermostats can recall choices and memorize your energy use, and in this way, help you reduce energy consumption at peak times of the day, lower your electricity bills, and reduce carbon emissions.  Let's take a look at what exactly smart thermostats are: Smart thermostats make up one part of a building management system (BMS) or building automation system. These BMSs take care of the monitoring and controlling of...

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How Johnson Controls is Committed to Protecting the Environment

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How Johnson Controls is Committed to Protecting the Environment

All modern companies need to have a positive environmental impact. We all know that the state of the environment is dire. And we must do what we can to protect our natural resources and combat climate change.   Thermostats provide us with a comfortable daily environment by regulating our office and building's temperature. But did you know that they can help create a more energy-efficient office or home environment? Smart thermostats can recall choice and memorize your energy use, and in this way, reduce your carbon footprint. They can help you reduce energy consumption at peak times of the day, lower...

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Behind the Brand | Robertshaw Thermostats

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Behind the Brand | Robertshaw Thermostats

Thermostats form an intricate part of our day-to-day comfort. Whether in our homes or our office, thermostats are a relatively simple device that helps to regulate the temperature within a building. The temperature regulation is achieved in the thermostat by minimizing the difference between the room's actual temperature and that of the set point. Despite providing us with daily comfort, most of us don't really spend too much time thinking about thermostats, right? But how did this crucial piece of equipment come to be? And who invented it? In this post, we take a closer look at the humble thermostat....

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Where Do I Install My New Thermostat?

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Where Do I Install My New Thermostat?

The builder grade thermometer has worn out in your house or office.  When you install the new thermostat is the location of the old thermostat the best choice?  Here are some considerations for evaluating if you may need to move the location of your new thermostat location. Is the current location of your thermostat…. …on an outside wall? …in a closed, unvented room? …on a wall with a chimney or hot water pipes behind the wall-board? …next to a damper (floor or ceiling) where cold or hot air is being supplied to the room? …where electronics or office machines (copiers)...

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