if you haven’t considered the location of your thermostat, you could be seeing your heating and cooling bills headed in the wrong direction.
Not only can the right thermostat location save you money on your utility bills year-round, proper thermostat placement can make your heating and cooling more energy efficient while still keeping you comfortable.According to recent report by the US Department of Energy , here are the best — and worst — places to put your thermostat. Avoid these places
- installing your thermostat near windows or doors,
- by heat sources or in direct sunlight.
- near lamps or TVs
- in hallways or rooms you don’t use often
- on an interior wall in the middle of a room you use often, such as your living room.
- unobstructed by doors, bookshelves or decorations.
- in range of your Wi-Fi