I saw this recently on CNET – Yes, there’s a specific temperature you should set your thermostat to in winter: https://www.cnet.com/home/energy-and-utilities/yes-theres-a-specific-temperature-you-should-set-your-thermostat-to-in-winter/. Longer article. Hint: it’s 68 F with 8 hours set 7 – 10 F lower. Each person or family should go with works for them.
Taylor Freitas December 27, 2021
Learn some tricks to save money on your heating bill, including the optimal thermostat setting.
With heating bills expected to increase by as much as 54% for some households this winter, many homeowners and renters are eager to find ways to reduce their energy consumption and save money on their heating bills. Fortunately, there are several easy ways to lower your energy usage — including by setting your thermostat to the right temperature.
In this article, we’ll explain how to configure your programmable thermostat for efficiency this winter and discuss how it makes a difference in your home. We’ll also offer a few tips on how to keep your house warm without breaking the bank.