Programmable Vs. Smart Thermostats: What’s Best For Your Home?

By | March 24th, 2016|Thermostats|

If you’re still using a basic dial or digital thermostat, upgrading to more advanced technology can give you greater control of your household energy consumption, boost your comfort and cut your heating and cooling costs by up to 20 percent. The two most popular types available today are programmable and smart thermostats, but which kind should you choose? Learning how each type works and the key differences between the two can help you decide. […]

Installing A Smart Thermostat For Utility Savings

By | February 11th, 2016|Thermostats|

The skyrocketing demand for energy in the recent past, with a supply that hardly met the needs, led to the development of more energy-efficient devices [...]

How Smart Thermostats like the Nest Save Time and Money

By | October 29th, 2015|Smart, Thermostats|

    Want to save money on your home heating and cooling?  Smart thermostats like the best-selling Nest make it easy by doing the programing [...]

Helpful Advice on How to Solve 3 Common Thermostat Problems

By | August 25th, 2015|Thermostats|

Your first instinct when your home’s cooling or heating systems aren’t working properly is to blame the equipment. However, the problem might be in your thermostat. Hold off on calling a professional and first check to see whether you have thermostat problems. Following are some common thermostat problems. […]

Fan On or Auto? Learn How to Properly Set Your Thermostat

By | July 14th, 2015|Thermostats|

Have you ever wondered about the difference between the fan settings on your home’s cooling and heating thermostat? The names of the settings, “on” and “auto,” really don’t do a very good job of explaining the difference between the two. But learning how to set your thermostat could make a big difference in energy efficiency and home comfort. […]

A Programmable Thermostat Can Help Maximize Energy Savings

By | June 23rd, 2015|Energy Savings, Programmable, Thermostats|

A programmable thermostat isn’t much better than your old manual thermostat if you’re not using or programming it correctly. The difference between proper operation and improper operation can be hundreds of dollars in energy savings every year. Find out how you can program your programmable thermostat for maximum energy savings. […]

Your Thermostat Fan Has a Desired Setting — Find Out What Works

By | November 13th, 2014|Thermostats|

All thermostats include controls for heating, cooling, and thermostat fan operation. Heating and cooling settings are self explanatory, but how you control the fan can make a difference in running costs and air quality. Fan controls usually offer “on, off and auto” options. […]

Going With A Programmable Thermostat? We Like The Way You Think

By | May 3rd, 2012|Programmable, Thermostats|

Programmable thermostats are a modest, yet potent energy-saving investment that enables you to program your preferred target temperatures around the clock. This provides home comfort to fit your lifestyle while substantially reducing heating and cooling costs. […]

Optimal Use Of Your Programmable Thermostat

By | April 24th, 2012|Programmable, Thermostats|

A programmable thermostat can save you a lot of money, but like any tool, you have to know how to use it. When you invest in a programmable thermostat for your home, you can significantly increase your energy savings by using its settings to your advantage. […]

Ideal Programmable Thermostat Practices To Boost Energy Savings

By | January 5th, 2012|Energy Savings, Thermostats|

When you use a programmable thermostat to control your heating or cooling system, you gain the ability to precisely manage when and at what level your furnace, air conditioner or heat pump operates. This saves money on your year-round utility bills by running your temperature control system only when you need it. Here are some ideal programmable thermostat practices you can use to make the best use of this device. […]

Is It Time For A Cooling Equipment Upgrade? Lingo You Should Know

By | September 20th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Ductwork, Energy Evaluations, Heating, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Insulation, Service & Maintenance, Technicians, Thermostats|

If you’re about to invest in a cooling equipment upgrade, we have some concepts and terms that may benefit your search. […]

Quality Service A Priority? Use HVAC Service Quotes As A Guide

By | August 30th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Filtration, Furnaces, Heating, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Service & Maintenance, Technicians, Thermostats|

Whether you require installation, general servicing or repairs to a heating, ventilation and cooling system, quality service is always a top priority. Before you write a check, it’s important that you know exactly what you’re paying for. That’s why it’s crucial to understand the terminology used in HVAC quotes. […]

New Lennox Rebates: Major Incentive To Invest In The High-Efficiency Equipment You’ve Had Your Eye On

By | August 25th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air Filters, Furnaces, Heating, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Service & Maintenance, Tax Credits and Rebates, Thermostats|

Are you considering switching to high-efficiency heating and cooling equipment, but are reluctant to make the initial investment? High-efficiency home comfort systems come with a number of benefits. They consume less fuel than conventional systems, create more cool or warm air, and have less of an environmental impact. If the first cost of new equipment intimidates you, you should check out rebates offered by Lennox that can make the investment more affordable. […]

Going On Vacation? Program Your Thermostat Before You Head Out, And You’ll Have More Money To Spend On Your Getaway

By | August 18th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Energy Evaluations, Heating, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Thermostats|

There’s no need for your home to waste energy because you’re out of town. With a programmable thermostat, you can set an energy savings temperature program for a week or more. All the money you save will come in handy when you’re on vacation! […]

Your Contractor Will Tailor Your New Cooling System To Your Home’s Unique Requirements — Here’s How

By | August 11th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Ductwork, Energy Evaluations, Thermostats|

There is no “one size fits all” for cooling systems. Your home has unique cooling needs, and your contractor should take the time to discover what those needs are and size your new cooling system accordingly. […]

Paschal Heat & Air Conditioning’s Top Tips For Summer Energy Savings

By | July 14th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air Filters, Energy Evaluations, Fans, Heating, High-Efficiency, Service & Maintenance, Technicians, Thermostats, Ventilation|

It is summer in Springdale, and along with the high temperatures can come uncomfortably high electric bills. There are some easy and relatively low-cost (or even no-cost) ways that you can save energy, though, while still keeping your home comfortable. So, at Paschal Heat & Air Conditioning, here are our top tips for summer energy savings: […]

Home Advisor’s Energy-Savings Tips For Residents In Arkansas

By | July 12th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Ductwork, Energy Evaluations, Heating, High-Efficiency, Insulation, Programmable, Service & Maintenance, Thermostats, Water Heaters|

How would you like to have your monthly electricity and gas bills cut down by one-third? […]

Humidity Grips Arkansas’ Summers With A Tight Fist, Use Dehumidification Systems To Take It Back

By | June 23rd, 2011|Air Conditioning, Dehumidifiers, Filtration, Heating, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Mold, Service & Maintenance, Technicians, Thermostats, Ventilation|

Summers in northwest Arkansas can feel especially sweltering because on top of the heat, there’s the humidity. Air conditioners can help cool the air but do little for efficient dehumidification. Whole-house dehumidification systems are the best way to make sure you don’t have to suffer through that humidity in your house. […]

Use These Tips And Avoid Common Problems That Lead To Air Conditioning Breakdowns

By | June 21st, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air Filters, Energy Evaluations, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Preventive Maintenance, Service & Maintenance, Technicians, Thermostats|

Wicked heat comes to Arkansas in the summertime, and our air conditioning becomes our life line. If your A/C conks out during peak season, it could leak water somewhere in your house which you will be cleaning up while perspiring profusely. Here are a few things you can do routinely to keep things cool at your house. […]

Buffet-Style Air Conditioning? Why Size Matters and Bigger Is Not Always Better

By | June 7th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air ducts, Dehumidifiers, Energy Evaluations, Filtration, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Service & Maintenance, Technicians, Thermostats, Ventilation|

When upgrading or installing a new A/C system, you need to make sure the size you select is suited for your home. A unit that is too large will invite a whole mess of problems.   […]

Programmable Thermostats Give You Control Over Comfort

By | May 31st, 2011|Air Conditioning, Energy Evaluations, Heating, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Service & Maintenance, Thermostats|

Programmable thermostats are one of the easiest ways to save money on your energy bills. They give you complete control over the temperature of your home, even when you are not there.   […]

New Space Hard To Reach? Consider Zoning Systems

By | May 17th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Energy Evaluations, Furnaces, Heating, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Service & Maintenance, Technicians, Thermostats, Zoning Systems|

Maintaining a consistent temperature throughout your home isn’t always an easy task. Even if your thermostat is well-placed and functioning properly, it can only accurately gauge the temperature of the room it’s in. The problem is, not every room has the same temperature needs. One room may require more cool air than the next. This can be especially true of isolated, hard-to-reach rooms such as those in an attic, basement or over a garage. […]

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