True or False: Turning down your thermostat at night or when you’re out results in using more energy than you save when you have to heat the house back up again.
Since the dawn of central heating, this subject has been a source of dispute between spouses. When the weather turns cool furnaces across our nation fire up and start consuming energy (and spending money) in an attempt to keep us comfortable in our homes. It leads us to look at ways to save money and get through the winter months with a little more money in our pocket books.
When you turn down the heat before bed what you're doing is called Thermostat Setback. And when you turn the heat back up in the morning this is called Thermostat Setup. Basically what you're doing is turning the heat down when you don't need it and back up when you do.