If you have a central heating system installed in your home, you may find that the entire system comes with a thermostat to control the functions of the unit. This small, technician piece of electronic is designed to regulate the heating temperatures throughout your home or apartment. Without it, you may end up with an extremely cold or too hot household.
Digital and Traditional
A conventional thermostat is found in an older-model home and comes with a turning dial. The unit is quite simple to use, and many homeowners tend to prefer this style over the newer digital thermostats.
A digital thermostat, on the other hand, uses up-to-date technology to control the heating and cooling system in your new home. The inner-workings of a digital thermostat mean the unit can be programmed to turn on or off at whatever time you choose.
In the end, it comes down to personal preference, for the most part. In some cases, homeowners may not have a choice what style of thermostat their home comes with.
Working the Thermostat
If you choose to have a brand new heating system installed alongside a new thermostat, the professional installation experts will teach you exactly how to function the unit itself. You should never feel confused by the thermostat, as it is quite a simple tool to work once you have a quick rundown of its functions and buttons.
Do not hesitate to ask your installer any questions about the thermostat. The technology has changed over the years – especially traditional to digital – but the result is still the same. The heating system cannot function without a controller, which is the thermostat.
For thermostat installation or heating unit work, contact Burnside Air Conditioning, Heating, and Indoor Air Quality by calling 214-544-6161. We would love to speak with you today!