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What Temperature Should I Set My Thermostat In The Winter?

You may be asking yourself, what temperature should I set my thermostat in the winter? Here are some things to think about. Homeowners across BC Canada had always asked us about the best temperature to set their thermostats during the winter. However, to answer this question, first, we would need to look at the national average temperature, which is 21 ° C or 69.8 ° F. This is the most recommended home temperature which can save on energy usage while keeping the home comfortable.

But according to studies, choosing the right temperature for the home will base on each individual body size, age and gender.

So, it is not as simple as picking one specific temperature for each home. Especially as financial and energy usage concerns differ from one home to the next. Therefore, instead of focusing on a perfect number, you should establish an energy-efficient strategy. This will keep your home warm and your thermostat settings reasonable so you won’t face large energy bills. Here are a few tips.

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It all starts with picking the right thermostat for your home. With the correct programming on your thermostat, you will not only save on energy but also less operation for the system. Smart thermostats make it possible for homeowners to control their home temperature from anywhere in the world. This makes it really convenient for the homeowner, especially during times of rusting out to work or in general. With this feature at your fingertips, it makes it easy for you to make changes on the fly.

In addition, always make sure to follow the manufacturer’s instructions for correct operations. Also, when setting the thermostat, be mindful of the times that everyone is awake and sleeping. Consider programming the device so that it lowers and raises the temperatures shortly before everyone gets up, goes to sleep, or leaves the house. If no one will be home for three hours or more, it is best practice to lower the temperature to save energy and money while you are away.

Here Are A Few Tips To Reduce Your Heating Bill This Winter

  • Adjust the thermostat temperature. Recommended winter setting: 68° in the daytime and 65° at night.
  • Ensure small gaps surrounding windows and doors are sealed. This can save you up to 10% on your heating bill.
  • Get an inspection done on your furnace before the winter season starts.
  • Open the curtains or blinds to let the sunlight in during the daytime.
  • Wear warmer clothing.
  • Invest in a smart digital thermostat to maintain adequate temperatures whenever no one is at home.